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I’m looking forward to the day I read a similar news report about RSO Registrations:
http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/6819712

Just got home from the the march in Carson and I want to thank everyone who was there and especially Janice and her team for everything they do on our behalf. Ultimately this will be won in the courts – not in the parks. We can change some minds. We can garner some goodwill and a wider belief that all of these measures are unconstitutional. But with the mindless witchhunt fear which infects so many citizens and the politicians desperate to get elected by them – only the courts, and specifically the Supreme Court justices who do not fear for… Read more »

Will there be a synopsis of what occurred at the Carson march? Perhaps a new entry for Janice’s Journal? I live in Northern California and wasn’t able to make it to the peace protest. However, I’m interested to know what happened. Based on the few responses, I’m glad to know that you were safe from law enforcement harassment.

I’m sure Janice will blog it. There were (my estimation) about 40 RC’s and family or other supporters. Janice and several other attorneys were present. There was a significant sheriff’s presence, though they mostly hung back. Several news services followed, took pictures/videos and interviewed some people. I know the L.A. Times and KTLA 5 were there. There may have been a couple of others. There were no Contras (counter protesters from the community) and no members of the City council (that I heard about). I heard no negative words being thrown at us from motorists or pedestrians. There were a… Read more »

15 Years In Environment Of Constant Fear Somehow Fails To Rehabilitate Prisoner

(From the Onion, but it might as well be from the Los Angeles Times.)

Failing to register leads to death. The ultimate punishment. Who was protecting this inmate?

http://www.wtxl.com/news/prison-inmate-dies-in-suwannee-county/article_716c3cde-c772-11e4-a50f-dbe0c87200cc.html

I just checked in with my probation officer and they gave me an “updated” set of laws pertaining to 290’s. They had me sign that “I have read, understood and received a copy of this order.” I figured that this was going to be a clarification of the Mosley and Taylor SC decisions, but there wasn’t any new clarity in that section. Most of the laws were the same ones I have seen over my time of being on probation and reading through this site, but a new one stuck out. “Out-of-State/International Travel In order to satisfy federal legal requirements,… Read more »

You have to be very careful and cognizant of what info is required by law. In one state I am forced to register in they routinely ask for vehicle information, but that info is not required by state law. Just recently they started posting vehicle information, too. They can do this because there is a clause in the registration statute that says any information can be posted if it is deemed necessary in the interest of public safety. I do not give them any information that is not required by state law. However, I’m sure it won’t be long before… Read more »

These are examples of law enforcement operating outside of the law. I have successfully forced some law enforcement agencies to stop asking for “extra” information. When I talk to them about it I tell them that not only is it unethical, it should be illegal and they should be arrested. I tell them that they are a criminal regime. And they are. And that is why law enforcement gets little respect and deserves it. To me it is very simple – if a law explicitly says what information is required, that is what the criminal law enforcement agencies should ask… Read more »

The PD that I update with has a 2 page form, that they say, is a template from CA DOJ and they do not make-up their own form. The 3-4 page forms from these other LE office requesting addition information needs to be confirm by State law and anything that exceeds need to challenge

This seems to be informing you of some federal law that now affects local registrants without the state doing anything to adopt it. I don’t know. We do need to find out what this is about. You make a very good point about the word “should,” which only means we do need to nail this down, as if the federal law instead says must, we could go to prison — federal conviction, federal conviction — and that is hard time. I note, any time you fly now, the federal check all passengers, even domestic flights. You can set that up… Read more »

D, I think, or even am fairly certain that this is because you are on Probation. I travel with some frequency and have not had any problems that I should know about. I was detained in South Korea, actually probably arrested…I just kept my cool and was eventually put on a forwarding flight (this was only a one day lay over and I was trying to take a Seoul Buddhist Temple/Shrine tour…well maybe not since they put me in the clink….lol). I never did find out what this was about or what triggered this problem. There are countries I cannot… Read more »

James- Thanks for the information, it’s basically what I understand as well. You’re right, Japan, S Korea, China, UK and Australia have been tough for a while on travel. This seems somewhat “fairer” since it looks at criminal records in general not just a scapegoated sub set.

Can you give us any direct experiences you’ve had in the past 18 months or so, since ICE/US Marshall’s, etc have sent out notices.

Thanks!

I am not sure that the UK is a problem….I was in London twice last year (May) and expect to be back in London relatively soon. It was my understanding that all of Europe, the UK included, considers the US system of Lifetime RSO’s as a violation of the United nations Declaration of Human Rights… Let me change the above, I do not expect to have any trouble flying into London this year…if anyone has an experience to the contrary, please post. Canada is out of course, as well as Australia and NZ. What one needs to do is check… Read more »

James- Interesting on the UK. Canada and NZ, yes a problem. Personally, I would only go to London after flying first to Europe, just in case. I believe that the UK is the only other country to send out Intl travel notices, but then only on serious and select persons. And yes, Life time registration (or any registration > 15 years) is considered a violation of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. And rarely, if any public web postings. People in Europe seemed stunned that a consensual college student / 16 yo from 25 years ago, expunged,… Read more »

To finish up my hopefully helpful run of comments on this topic: The situation at Port of Entry varies…Newark has been good, Philadelphia not so good, San Francisco Okay, Los Angeles, up and down, who knows? I do know that you will always be sent to Secondary Inspection…you luggage will be searched, sometimes you electronic gear…always be polite and patient. But remember these people are not your friends. Volunteer as little information as possible to prevent it from being misconstrued. Interestingly, I am sometimes asked if I am traveling with a child….people taking overseas family vacations should be aware that… Read more »

Life time registration (or any registration > 15 years) is considered a violation of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. The US signed onto the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It is violating Articles 5 through 7 and 13, if not more of these rights with its registration and travel policies for registrants. What happens when a country fails to abide by rules it supposedly supports? That includes our own rules embodied in the Constitution. Well, what happens? Nothing. Unless someone challenges it. I assume I have a right to go before the general council of the… Read more »

The US does not require lifetime registration. That is California that does that.

Nonetheless, I encourage you to file a formal challenge, with the International body responsible for this (and doubt it is the UN, as that is strictly a European thing), citing California for doing it, and the US for not stopping California.

The length of the violation is not relevant, whether one month or lifetime, if it can be shown it is a violation of human rights, and arbitrary punishment. I wouldn’t mind filing a complaint with the Human Rights council, the form is very simple, but I think it would be more likely to be accepted if it is from a group of individuals or an organization like RSOL, there is a lot of details, and the more “poster child” the cases are the better. I think it should focus on one broad issue at a time, like the travel notifications… Read more »

Great idea. How do we make it happen.

I’ve thought of these general steps to achieve that goal, done in this sequence:

Form a team
Decide what information is needed.
Decide who is going to get it and how
Gather the information
Review the information
Select the most relevant information to be presented
Present the information

And for the first step…
Who do we need on the team?
How are we going to make decisions?
How are we going to communicate?

Any takers or other ideas?

Wondering now that there might be an “International Megan’s Law” if this would fall into the International Courts realm now.

In order to file a complaint with the Human Rights Council, they want you to show you have exhausted all local remedies, or show that the process would take too long. But how can you fight something like Internation Megan’s law on a local, national level when it appears there is some collusion with the international community in inflicting restrictions on travellers. Look, it is probably the US’s way of doing it’s part to support anti trafficking treaties it signed in the only way its lazy and vote gluttonous politicians know how. Put someone who has committed a crime on… Read more »

Isn’t that SCOTUS ruled registration is not punitive exhausting local remedies?

I would think so. Is there a possibility of challenging the SCOTUS decision in an international court? England’s registration laws were upheld by the European court, that is what I came across. I just don’t know the details and wish I had time to research this.

James- Thanks! for your comments. And yes, they are helpful and appreciated.

Updating this site on your future travels will be helpful as well. I’ll do the same.

Mostly, it’s unfair (ridiculous) that hard working, non-threat registrants will spend a lot of money on air fair, even work related to just be turned back without fore warning. If they can communicate with foreign governments, can’t they at least communicate with the US citizen in question?

Seems the only help we’ll get, is information from experiences here.

Again thanks.

Just a reminder…

Bellucci said last year “Anybody who has to register as a sex offender in California can be a plaintiff,And there are 105,000 potential plaintiffs.”

I told Janice I wanted to publicly sue Carson City because Frank was the only one doing this alone. I wanted to support and stand by him.

You have NOTHING to FEAR but FEAR itself.

About 40 people showed NO fear as they march to PARK!

Don’t leave us alone publicly suing those cities.

Contact Janice so you can stand beside us.

COURAGE!!!

Several posters on here regularly refer to their faith, bible verses, christianity, etc.

I just wanted to point out some atheists who are making clear that sex offenders have rights. Note the comments in this discussion (several people pointing out that RSO /= Pedophile and several people pointing out that once one serves their sentence, they should be free):
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/03/11/sheriff-tells-sex-offenders-they-may-not-go-to-church-directs-them-to-the-county-jail-for-religious-services/

Heard Janice on the John and Ken show on Wednesday 3/11 (link below). I seemed to be going ok until near the end when all john wanted to do was talk about some hypothetical guy who was, no doubt in John’s mind, a high risk offender. At least a couple of times Janice was able to get in that all RCs, are, but should not be, pained by the same brush by the media. But John didn’t want to hear anything about that . He kept going back to why someone/neighbors should love or embrace someone classified as a high… Read more »

“(From the Onion, but it might as well be from the Los Angeles Times.)”

I could be wrong but all the LA Times editorials on initiaties/propositions/policies on registrants have been positive ones. They opposed prop 83, and 35. Where did they go wrong, in your opinion?

Oh boy! Looks like the SO ranks are going to go up by a whole bunch in the near or far future…. isn’t that a bakers dozen? http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-venice-high-school-arrests-20150313-story.html It will be interesting to see what becomes of this – how many kids end up registered. Pressuring girls into sex. Smoking pot in the bathroom. At school, mind you. The children! Won’t someone pleeeease think of the children! In the meantime, with incarceration rates of 10 times that of other, comparable nations, and one out of every 150 male adults being a registered sex offender, the rest of the world wonders… Read more »

I’ve seen my old high school. 40 years ago it was open to the world. Now it is fenced in like a prison. I wonder how today’s students view the world, looking out from that prison fence. Does it teach them to fear the strangers out there? Do they graduate from these gates to make more laws fencing out the stranger in their neighborhoods, and fencing in their own kids? Will their children in turn be even more afraid and more in need of monitoring by Big Brother? Will they loose the ability to tell the difference between being secure… Read more »

And THIS just in from the Bay Area:

http://www.mercurynews.com/my-town/ci_27710335/miramonte-high-student-journalist-talks-about-nude-dropbox

Yup, these are the children of parents who scream out “If it saves just one child!”

I’ve been saying this for years.. who will protect the kids from themselves and each other?

Of course it will be the government by making more laws to put more people on the SOR.

John & Ken further dis Janice I heard on the John and Ken show, during the 6 o’clock hour on Friday the 13th, that they meant to throw Janice in the dumpster that hour during a segment the called Hack in a Dumpster. But they ran out of time so they’ll do it next week. They got the idea a few months ago for the segment from the video (link) below. So now it’s a weekly thing where the pick a politician or two, or some other person they do not like, and “throw them in the dumpster”. The Official… Read more »

Recently I have been thinking about some terms used to identify certain sex offenders and am not coming up with suitable explanations. I thought I would pose my primary question here to see what everyone else can contribute. What are the differences between molestation and rape and why is molestation more frequently used when describing sexual offenses against children? My basic understanding is that molestation is unwanted or non consensual touching where rape is unwanted or non consensual sexual intercourse. Yet people throw the term child molester around as if a molester is worse than a rapist. What am I… Read more »

John and Ken think ‘feeling uncomfortable around someone’ is grounds for breaking the law to attack them? That sounds like the same justification for hate crimes against the LBGT/transexual community. Even now, the anti-LBGT’s oppose transgender people getting to choose which bathroom they can use, because their hypothetical children, much like the hypothetical daughter of John, might cross paths with them. Let the shockjocks who want to label situational offenders, who are the majority of the registry, as unstoppable sex fiends, be without sin.

I remember the opponents of prop 8 saying that children of same sex parents will feel uncomfortable when they find out all the other kids in school have both a mom and a dad. It’s the same excuse used against interracial marriage. The children will feel uncomfortable and it will ruin their lives. Sad how bullies need to project their own hateful feeings onto their children to make their bigotry sound legitimate.

“They got the idea a few months ago for the segment from the video (link) below. So now it’s a weekly thing where the pick a politician or two, or some other person they do not like, and “throw them in the dumpster”.”

I nominate Al Robles, for trying to focus on taking away rights from a population responsible for 2% of sex crimes, with a 98% non-reoffense rate while trying to build a football stadium on a former toxic waste dump.

The more educated I become about the nuances of sex offending, the more troubling it is. Practically, the average legislator has little if any educational background in Psychology. One would think, the majority, if not all of society, is genuinely motivated to do everything possible to prevent future sex offenses. However, the circumstances which create the perfect storm for people prone to this kind of behavior; may in fact be created by the laws put in place, when they were intended to prevent these offenses. Alcohol and drug abuse is not the direct cause of these crimes, but they are… Read more »

Facts about psychology and criminal justice are just about as useful to a legislator as they are to a reptile. Votes and benefits from their job is what makes them tick. It certainly isn’t the children of registrants and the damage that is done to them they will ever worry about. They will never admit the implicit child abuse that results from their ignorance.

Since this is just General Comments about general stuff, here’s a few thoughts about things I just won’t do anymore. I won’t go to church anymore: I enjoy church, I enjoy the inspirational messages, the music, the kind people, but anyplace where there is potential for an overzealous person to identify, make a stink, or even make an unfounded accusation is not a safe place to be. I won’t go to amusement parks with my grand kids: Every year they ask me to go to Disneyland and I say I have too much work to do, but no amusement park… Read more »

MCH the only one I agree with you is no visiting Florida. If you live like that…they win. If you’ve done nothing wrong at any of those places you have nothing to worry about.

I would agree with Steve – about not letting anyone dictate how to live your life and about Florida (why would anyone from California vacation in Florida?). I would have to add Disneyland to this list. Paying $99 for standing in line has never been my idea of fun. There are plenty of other things to do – many of which are paid for by your tax money (i.e. parks). Also, in the event your grandkids were to ever start going to a regular school, do keep in mind that a 290 registrant is, by law, not allowed on school… Read more »

Steve, Joe; I do nothing wrong, and live transparently. Experiences in the past direct me to make better choices for me. One such example; While enjoying a snack at an establishment I’d frequented regularly for about 3 years, the bartender approached me and asked to talk to me. I though nothing of it since we’d talked before. He pulled me off to the side, asked if I was a registered sex offender to which I replied I was. He got red in the face and told me to get the F— out of his place and never come back. How… Read more »

I’ve learned you can’t control the numb nuts. I actually had a lady walk into my backyard waving my print out and screaming at me. I went to the cops and they asked me if I wanted to pursue charges. I said no and never had a problem again. Next time that happens though, I will press it but you can’t control them.

Since harassment of registrants and the denial of business services is supposed to be against the law, I wonder if and how the local DA would handle this complaint. It is grounds for action against the person at the business who is in violation of your civil rights.

It may be hard to prove but if you had a local detective follow you into a bar and see you get treated this way, would they take the initiative and warn or arrest the bar tender?

Joe, “why would anyone from California go to Florida?”.
Because it’s where he/she grew up and may still be considered “home” to him/her and because it’s has many beautiful places.
(Admittedly and sadly, the FL politicians are turning it into a freakish police state.)

Question: Does anyone know if the U.S. Senate’s Anti-Sex Trafficking Bill that is currently under consideration includes any legislation affecting RCs? For example, are they attaching the International Megan’s Law legislation to the Bill?

More interesting police news:
http://www.fresnobee.com/2015/03/12/4423341_former-exeter-police-officer-gets.html?rh=1

Seems one of the boys in blue was hanky-pankying with a member of the Explorer program that he was involved in. Now, am I wrong in my thinking that those in a position of trust receive enhancements when they violate that trust? This officer received 45 days and 3 yrs probation, no mention of lifetime registration. This was probably plead down to a misdemeanor. What would this have been had it been Joe Average instead of a policeman? I’m thinking 3 yrs prison, 5 yrs probation, lifetime registration. Any thoughts on this?

Mch..you got a nugget in your fresnobee ex public employee police officer having intercourse with underage exployer scout ….45 day jail time misdemeanor what the and had been charged with coercion the victim to keep quiet …and there was NO mention to lifetime sex registry…no lifetime sex registry for ex public employee ..?…let intercourse be the standard for all to be OFF registry for all as this ex cop is allowed …this registry is a mockery..sham allowing ex public employee underage intercourse and NO reporting to register…let that be the standard to be OFF this registry for all.

Suppose it’s possible that he does have to register and that little piece of info was absent from the article. Perhaps it was kept on the down low by the court. Or…maybe he didn’t have to register which would be complete bu!!$#1+. A cop gets cracked for having sex with a minor and it’s a misdemeanor? While a regular old citizen is arrested for having three selfie webcam videos of a minor (16 years old) ends up with a felony & lifetime registration. Sounds fair to me.

I suggest that CA rsol and the national rsol all need to have home pages that detail the main objectives of the organization and the details of the inefficiency of and the injustices of the registry. When I refer someone to the site and it goes straight to the random stories and blogs about rso issues it is going to turn a lot of people away because they will just think that its just a site for rso basically. I have revered many people to the site every professional I can and freinds and family but it does nothing to… Read more »

The general public are not going to click on the about us link they will click on the main link and go straight to the blog and think its just a site for us whining rso and simply close the page. PLEASE make the change as it is critical to educate the general public. I said to include the injustices on the homepage but I was wrong don’t include the injustices but instead explain how the registry is an attack on the constitution and how it needs to be abolished or severly reformed. And how inefective and costly it is… Read more »

The rsol statement on the homepage now is a great start I’m so glad that more info as to what rsol is about and the explanation of the wrongs associated with the registry are described. It’s beautiful. I beleive it is a great start but also beleive it should be more in depth and provide much more detail of the constitutional issues and the ineffectiveness of the registry and the counter productivity that is a result of the current registry scheme and how law makers are using rso for their own personal gain while putting the public at greater risk… Read more »

Don’t get me wrong we as rso need the blog page to stay up to date and informed on current issues and rsol does a great service in providing that info and in no way suggest to not have the blog page I just don’t beleive the general public or any non rso will engage or even read the blogs or issues in the blogs unless we can capture their attention immediately on the homepage. We can use the distrust the public has against politicians to expose their true intent when they introduce and enact these laws as a attraction… Read more »

The mission statement on the front page looks great. Thank you for that suggestion. I just hope the comments and articles remain front and center and I don’t want to have to go search for them. I had been looking for some site that addresses the offender laws and I came upon this site about a year and a half ago. Now I check it everyday to see the news, but also to hear what people on the registry are saying about them. I feel less isolated that way. Really it is good to hear the voice of RSO’s. You… Read more »

Totaly agree with timmr I check the site everyday and don’t feel so alone because of it.

Just out of curiosity. For those on probation in Southern California, what kind of home visits from probation do you get? We are half way through, and probation shows up about every 3-4 months, and they always wear their black combat uniforms. Is that normal? My guy has no stipulations besides the regular ones, and he is also on GPS. So, why would they not just show up in civilian clothes? They never find anything or actually really look through anything except the computers, even though his offense had nothing to do with computers and/ or kids and was non-contact.… Read more »

The home visit styles seem to vary depending on factors such as: your county, current conviction, past convictions, conditions of probation, court-ordered counseling reports, any violations, polygraph test results, living situation, house mates, etc. Probation officers in my county wear full uniforms, complete with vests and firearms. I’ve heard that at least one other SoCal county wears plain clothes (anyone chime in on this?). I lived in another state recently (transferred probation) and had to check in weekly(!) and had monthly drive-by visits. The PO would arrange a time a few days ahead, call me about 10 minutes prior to… Read more »

Mother always said it is wrong to delight in the misfortune of others but this one is a close call… former Illinois State Representative Keith Farnham sentenced to 8 years in prison for Child Pornography…. less than 2 years after sponsoring a bill that increased penalties for – wait for it – Child Pornography.

Then again, Mother also said what goes around comes around.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/elgin-courier-news/ct-state-rep-child-porn-sentencing-met-20150319-story.html

http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?DocTypeID=HB&DocNum=2647&GAID=12&SessionID=85&LegID=74453

Post conviction relief… Anybody had any luck/experience with early release from probation, reduction, expungement involving a 311.11(a) case? Any success stories? Failed attempts? Trying to figure if I should try (hire an attorney) to try and get me off probation early as well having my felony reduced to a misdemeanor, and expungement. 311.11a felony back in July 2012. 3 illegal files in a collection of more than 1.5TB of legal porn (downloaded mostly from P2P). Took a plea deal in 2013…sentenced to 10 days in jail and 3 years of probation. I have completed 21 months of my probation. Never… Read more »

A LITTLE LEVITY, A WHIT IF: As next week we are going to contact a parallel universe, and maybe we can just all go over there and live in peace and harmony: http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/565315/Scientists-at-Large-Hadron-Collider-hope-to-make-contact-with-PARALLEL-UNIVERSE-in-days I’m hoping this parallel universe is all California beachfront property loaded up with bikini girls. Of course, with my luck, it will be more like the North Pole filled up with deeply evil people wanting to torture and otherwise abuse me as if I were an — well, a sex offender (I can’t think of any worse a person – and I use the term “person loosly).… Read more »

I’m surprised I haven’t seen any post here about the proposed ballot measure to kill anyone who engages in sodomy — did I somehow miss it? This is a ballot measure by a Huntington Beach lawyer to authorize the killing by gunshot to the head “or any other convenient method” of anyone who engages in sodomy. Currently it is before the state attorney general for a headline. AG Kamala Harris is seeking to ask the court to block it from going on the ballot:

http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2015/03/24/395070728/calif-lawyer-proposes-ballot-initiative-to-kills-gays-and-lesbians

http://www.latimes.com/local/politics/la-me-0326-anti-gay-initiative-20150326-story.html#navtype=outfit

What do I need to do to get this FIXED this is STILL in lawbooks and need to be remove! http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=pen&group=00001-01000&file=290-294 (1) A statement in writing signed by the person, giving information as shall be required by the Department of Justice and giving the name and address of the person’s employer, and the address of the person’s place of employment if that is different from the employer’s main address. (2) The fingerprints and a current photograph of the person taken by the registering official. (3) The license plate number of any vehicle owned by, regularly driven by, or registered in… Read more »

Haven’t been on in the last few weeks. However, this is in response to Michael and his comments on the John and Ken interview with Janice. After listening to the horrendous way they treated Janice, I couldn’t resist posting what I felt was an appropriately scathing response to the interviewing skills ( or lack there of) on their Facebook page. I completed and sent it. Surprisingly, it was not there the following morning. They only retain the positive comments and remove anything that, in any way shape or form, is negative to their image.

Thank you Hannah Grace for your comments ..even to that former Soviet Union types k j b…kenjohnbureau…they didn’t allow freedom of speech or equal time to discuss..challenge the issues either…they keep information suppressed to further their brainwash followers.

Yes, pull their license to be on the public airwaves.

Hey, is it official that we can now enter parks in Orange County (not on parole/probation)?
Was wondering if I go with my sister and nephews to a Easter egg event at a Tustin park..

I am hoping someone can explain this to me. If you are a RSO, as a result of a misdemeanor assault with someone who was 17, how is this interpreted when moving to any other jurisdiction/state where the age of minors is 16. I have read that they interpret “your crime” to see where and if it compares to their laws, when deciding if you have to register there. It seems to me there would be “no equal”, meaning no crime, if the age of minority is 16 vs. 18? Am I missing something, aside from the obvious, that it… Read more »

It’ll be up to the PD or the DA

Well, correct me if I’m wrong, but I believe the federal government now requires that if you have to register in one state and you move to another, you will have to register in the new state too, even if you otherwise would not have to under their law.

This strikes me as an unconstitutional violation of your right to interstate travel, but until someone challenges it and its struck down, that is the law.

I am reading the state law (all read essentially the same), that they compare your original charges with their state law, it is written plainly as that. The age of my victim was 17, which is not a minor in this state I am speaking of, it seems clear cut to me, anyone have information about this?

(Apropos of nothing & ONLY for the sake of argument: why not have a “suicide intention registry” with a list of all people who have attempted suicide or had strong suicidal intentions or ideation? The registry could include names, address, and profession.
1. Wouldn’t you want this information about a pilot or conductor before you got on a plane or train?
2. These individuals can pose a serious threat to public safety – for ALL, not just “the children”.
3. There is a high risk of repeated suicidal attempts.
For the sake of argument only.)

My room mate is neurotic, annoyingly so, recently the landlord stop paying the recycler garbage container bill which is separate. Now all trash goes in the same can, much easier, instead of standing there and deciding which category stuff goes in blue, green or gray! We all save money and have less neurosis.

Exacta-mundo David….they will have lawsuits to millions a dollars for they didn’t have a registry in place to protect families and children from pilot risk..pilot mental unbalanced or such what have you……registry is deterrent …..isn’t that what they tell everyone else.

Just a daily slice of “Living with 290”: I have volunteered at an animal shelter for 8+ years. Recently, they’ve told us longer-serving volunteers that we need to re-apply as volunteers and that the new requirements includes agreeing to a background check and providing information on any duo charges, misdemeanors, and felonies. Well, I submitted my paperwork today and we’ll see what results. The incident and the resulting charges happened 20 years ago. I’m tired of explaining, tired of asking permission to live my life. Working with the animals is an important part of my identity and self-worth, but will… Read more »

I wonder how many people would be on the registry if everybody was included that wasn’t ever charged, dating back perhaps to their high school years. Say if the question posed was: How old were you the first time you had sex, and how old were they? Whenever I ask someone this, they look like a “deer in the headlights”. Just a reality check.

Deer in the headlights is right. How quickly people can forget about what they did that would have got them arrested and on the registry had they been caught. I often wonder how many of the officers that showed up to arrest me for having three underage webcam videos were “guilty” of having sex with a 17yo, 16yo, 15yo, etc when they were 18 or older but were never arrested for it. Or maybe they caught a peak of their friends younger sister while she was undressing. Or perhaps they groped somebody (sexual assault) at a night club. Before anybody… Read more »

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