ACSOL’s Conference Calls

Conference Call Recordings Online
Dial-in number: 1-712-770-8055, Conference Code: 983459

Monthly Meetings: Nov 21, Dec 19 – Details / Recordings

Emotional Support Group Meetings 2020 (Phone only)

General News

Genetics can make people more likely to commit sex offenses, study says (UK)

London (CNN)   A new study has concluded that genetics as well as environment can influence the likelihood that a person will become a sexual offender. Full Article | Study [html]  [pdf]

Join the discussion

  1. Bluewall

    ummm …. I can see how this information can be using against us….

  2. L. Mitaro

    Pay me a certain amount of money, and I’ll come up with a peer-reviewed “study” claiming anything you want.

  3. Bluewall

    At this right… one can say the world is full of possible sex offenders and the only way to protect your kids from them is not have them

  4. nvmike

    What makes the criteria for “sex offender?” Sounds like a new twist on the soon-to-be debunked ‘science’ of the ‘probability’ of “sex offenders” to reoffend.

  5. Timmr

    If genetics is a significant factor in sexual offending, why do 9 out of 10 stop after the first offense? Getting caught changes your genes?

  6. Bluewall

    I demand for a genetic test for every civil servant and government official

  7. mch

    So I’m curious if the study concluded it was in the genes or in the jeans? Ok…lame humor, so genetics AND environment. Those both play a huge part in most everything we do, however, we’re able to overcome each and never re-offend. Just one more worthless study, right up there with climate change.

  8. Harry

    Next up. Aborting babies when testing positive with these genes. After all we have to protect children. Hey! Mr and Mrs Runner get busy with this new law. I am sure vase majority of California voters would run to the polls to vote this law in ASAP as long there is the words sex offender and protecting children in it.

    • Bluewall

      I love that idea… a nation wide genetic test of everyone… if it saves a child’s life

  9. David

    Harry & Bluewall: LOL! “Abort the children in order to save the children.”

  10. anonymously

    I think ones sexuality could be determinant on genetics or it could be determinant on environmental factors or a combination of both. But when it comes to sex offenses, situational offenders shouldn’t be defined by rare actions. If you claim you know that all registrants are wired wrong and claim to know they have perverted fantasies, chances are the one claiming this is projecting their own perversions on others and have uncontrollable perverted fantasies themselves. How else could you claim that a situational offender who gets caught, doesn’t have perverted fantasies and never repeats their offense is some kind of demonic sex fiend, unless you anecdotally know more about this personally?

Leave a Reply

We welcome a lively discussion with all view points - keeping in mind...  
  • Your submission will be reviewed by one of our volunteer moderators. Moderating decisions may be subjective.
  • Please keep the tone of your comment civil and courteous. This is a public forum.
  • Please stay on topic - both in terms of the organization in general and this post in particular.
  • Please refrain from general political statements in (dis)favor of one of the major parties or their representatives.
  • Please take personal conversations off this forum.
  • We will not publish any comments advocating for violent or any illegal action.
  • We cannot connect participants privately - feel free to leave your contact info here. You may want to create a new / free, readily available email address.
  • Please refrain from copying and pasting repetitive and lengthy amounts of text.
  • Please do not post in all Caps.
  • If you wish to link to a serious and relevant media article, legitimate advocacy group or other pertinent web site / document, please provide the full link. No abbreviated / obfuscated links.
  • We suggest to compose lengthy comments in a desktop text editor and copy and paste them into the comment form
  • We will not publish any posts containing any names not mentioned in the original article.
  • Please choose a user name that does not contain links to other web sites
  • Please send any input regarding moderation or other website issues to moderator [at] all4consolaws [dot] org
ACSOL, including but not limited to its board members and agents, does not provide legal advice on this website.  In addition, ACSOL warns that those who provide comments on this website may or may not be legal professionals on whose advice one can reasonably rely.  
 

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

.