Janice’s Journal: Three Courts Issue Three Harmful Decisions

In the span of just one week, three courts have issued decisions that significantly harm registrants. Those decisions affect registrants’ marriages, homes and overseas travel.

It’s a lot to absorb in a short amount of time. It’s too much to fight at this time. But fight we must in the near future.

In the first of those decisions, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals validated a provision of the Adam Walsh Act that makes it difficult, if not impossible, for an individual convicted of a sex offense to sponsor his spouse for U.S. citizenship. That is because the individual must prove that he poses “no risk” to the safety of his spouse.

In the second of those decisions, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld residency restrictions adopted by the State of Illinois. In doing so, the Court relied upon the myth that there is a high risk of recidivism for anyone convicted of a sex offense as well as the wrongly decided case Smith v. Doe in which the U.S. Supreme Court determined that the requirement to register as a sex offender is not punishment.

In the third of those decisions, a U.S. District Court decided that the State Department did not issue improper regulations regarding the International Megan’s Law even though the scope of the regulations exceeded that law. In doing so, the court relied upon another myth – that individuals convicted of a sex offense involving a minor are likely to engage in child sex tourism or child sex trafficking.

What do these three court decisions have in common? Each of the decisions is based upon the myth that an individual convicted of a sex offense, regardless of the nature of the offense or when it occurred, poses a current danger. In addition, at least part of each decision applies to individuals convicted of a sex offense involving a minor even if the individual is no longer required to register as a sex offender.

These decisions speak to us clearly. The message? We must continue to educate everyone – individuals, elected officials, and judges – about the actual low rate of re-offense and that individuals convicted of a sex offense are unlikely to engage in child sex tourism and child sex trafficking. In order for our messages to be heard, however, we need to learn how to communicate in a different way by “framing our message”.

We learned about the importance of “framing our message” at this year’s conference. The members of the board will be taught how to frame our message at its annual face-to-face meeting later this year. And once the board learns this important lesson, we will be able to teach that important lesson to others.

In the meantime, we will prepare to fight harmful decisions such as the three decisions issued this week. We will fight in state and federal courtrooms. We will fight in state capitols. We will even fight in Washington, D.C.

Please stay tuned to this website for details of those fights so that you can prepare to join us!


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How can a selectively ignorant, hateful and fearful public be reeducated on this subject when their go-to retort is most always: “I only care about the victim(s)!”

The climate has become to militant, confrontational and anticipatory with these preemptive restrictions, requirements and guidelines. Megan’s Law is retaliatory vengeance, not justice by any metric.

Thank you, Janice and team. We greatly appreciate everything you do!

Here’s how to “frame the message”: There is a document called the United States Constitution. It’s pretty clear. Any person who is subject to a registry of any kind is a victim of slime-bag sons of bitches who ignore the Constitution. Nuff said.

Thank you, Janice, and everyone at ACSOL. We may lose a few battles, but I continue to pray that we will win the war!

This is why I urge everyone to do whatever they can to lower their charge, expunge it, complete everything you can to make yourself look better. While it may not be the relief you want as of right now, it may make a huge difference down the road. Don’t look at the downside of everything but rather what you can do now. Its people that give up or don’t push for something that will sink faster than those that fight the best that they can.

Come on ~ How hard can it be to stop this insanity? I know, harder than it should be. We have proven over and over that the “high and frightening” re-offense rates are nothing but a myth. When will they have to prove otherwise? We need to demand to see actual evidence that the re-offense rate is as high as they claim. If they can’t provide that proof then obviously, these laws can not be enacted based on what they want to do rather than what they need to do. We have proven ourselves, it’s time for them to do the same if they want to keep this up. They just want to think that it’s not a myth so they can keep coming up with more and more insane laws, but they have to separate what they would like and what they are required to do.

The lawmakers provided a road map on how to frame the debate and legal filings.

Making the Case for Megan’s Law: A Study in Legislative Rhetoric


Compare the current example of the government separating children from parents in the immigration debate.

After reading this, I have gone into such a depressive state that I cancelled everything I had to do today. I have been lying on my couch and contemplating if ending it all is an option whose time has come.
It just isn’t working for me, the hoping, wishing, praying that somehow I will get through this. I haven’t spoke to a family member or friend from before my conviction for 4 yrs. I don’t have any new friends to confide in. This site is my only connection to what matters to me and I have almost given up on this, too.
My therapist doesn’t even return my calls. Just a quick “hang in there” text.
I can end it now, or keep telling myself that this is as bad as it will get, when reality has proven different.
Who would ever had imagined that looking at a picture could do this to someone.

We are not alone reach out to each other we need human contact , without it we are alone. So be sombody and make friends.

Dear Janice, Chance and Support Crew at ACSOL:

I cannot thank you enough for your…ever continuing efforts. We would truly be lost without you.

These setbacks sting, I know this…but doing the right thing as you are, and all the affection and sympathy you get…is not really enough.

I am sending out another hundred dollars today, (I try to do this four times a year plus a little extra at the meetings). This is not enough, I know, but it is something and maybe covers a little for someone else that would like to contribute but can’t because of imposed financial difficulties.

Seriously, we all really do actually love you…strange to say, but we do.

Thank you again for everything.

Best Wishes, James

Setbacks are not permanent. Wars are neither won nor lost by a few victories or setbacks. Have to work hard constantly. Thank you Janice and Chance for your constant hard work and perseverance for all Registrants!

As wonderful as they are, they cannot fight this war alone. Anyone who can offer themselves as a litigant or volunteer, please do so. If you have Twitter or another social media account that does not suspend Registrants, do your homework and start conversations to get people to think. Even if you have to block a few jerks who will only cause grief, so be it. If one or two people learn, that is a victory.

In all three cases, five of the seven judges are Republican appointees. The IML challenge and Seventh Circuit Courts that decided against registrants were unanimously Republican appointees. In the Third Circuit case, two of the three judges were Obama appointees.

Dismissed IML Challenge
– Judge John Walter: Republican Appointee [W. Bush]
– SOURCE: https://all4consolaws.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Order-MTD-granted-July-2018.pdf

Seventh Circuit Decision
– Judge William Bauer: Republican Appointee [Nixon]
– Judge Ilana Rovner: Republican Appointee [H.W. Bush]
– Judge Diane Sykes: Republican Appointee [W. Bush]
– SOURCE: https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca7/17-1061/17-1061-2018-07-11.html

Third Circuit Decision
– Judge Joseph Greenaway: Democrat Appointee [Obama]
– Judge Patty Shwartz: Democrat Appointee [Obama]
– Judge Jerome B. Simandle: Republican Appointee [H.W. Bush]
– SOURCE: https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca3/16-3440/16-3440-2018-07-05.html

This is both a Democrat and Republican problem. But it seems that Republicans are the worse of two evils when it comes to RSOs. Should we be concerned with the masses of judges that Trump is appointing into office (not that anyone has any power to do anything anyway)? Trump may be “winning.” But with winners, there are also losers. Who is losing?

More and more, the Libertarian Party becomes a more attractive alternative. Too bad few Libertarians are electable.

Are you accepting donations for legal fees to challenge the states in federal court concerning the findings of the 6th Circuit Court of appeals (16-768 Doe v Snyder)and the US Supreme Court’s refusal to review that decision that most all registration requirements are unconstitutional based on the ex post facto, punishment and 5 other provisions of the US Constitution?

This is all so incredibly frustrating! 😡
If you would simply change the words from “sex offender” to “convicted DUI driver”, the public would be up in arms about all the bullsh#t lawmakers keep piling on! Seriously, each of you, consider your own story and replace it with “DUI driver” and you will see how outrageous it sounds. Special license plate identifyimg the driver as convicted of a DUI… “DUI Driver” stamped on your drivers license and, now, on your passport….. no living within a 1,000 feet of a school, church, playground or daycare center…. can’t stay at a campground or step foot on a school campus…. our Mr. DUI had been required to check-in with police for 5 years, then they re-write the rules and DUI driver now has to check-in for the next 20 years…..all the rules change every town, city, county and State you visit… and so on….. and so on. Oh, can’t forget this: a felony charge & prison time for the slightest infraction or error on any of these “purely civil, administrative requirements”!! 😡😡😡

It is so obviously clear that history is repeating itself. The Puritans have been reborn in this country and are inflicting themselves on anyone that does not goosestep to their way of thinking. The were banished from England and I guess their still pissed off!!!. What will it take to get these laws and Draconian thinking to end? As a child of the 60’s, we stopped the Vietnam war by organizing and causing problems for the powers in charge. It worked! We as registered citizens need to stop hiding and get aggressive if we are to win this. They are screwing us over and we are taking it!! Time to reverse the trend! I just joined the ACLU here in Texas and I will become their guy to forward our cause. I am not afraid of the fat cat politicians and lobbyists. i.e. Ron Book. No fear. Remember, these people put their pants on just like us. One leg at time.

What the h**&^*& is wrong with these people???? Have they never heard of judicial notice????? This is absolutely insane…..We will see how long this myth last in my case. Kind of hard to push the myth if the court has to take judicial notice of GOV docs from multiple states stating the real numbers…Ridiculous…..Academia does not mean s)(*)(*&(*& compared to hard numbers from solid agencies such as department of corrections or in CA case both the CASOMB and CDCR…..Academia is a joke no matter which way it points. It can never be absolute such as the numbers from department of corrections around the country.

When wrong is done against justice…Justice finds a way to EMPOWER those wronged…watch my message on Walking in Faith…


I still think the reasoning behind Taylor holds value. Put it this way, so parolees are entitled to have residency restrictions tailored to individuals but free citizens are not entitled to the same narrow tailoring concerning the registry in which the legislature straight states in the language of the laws the state “shall have supervision over every significant aspect of an Rc’s lives” That is much much more then the residency issue. The court would have to tell you that you do not have at the bare minimum the same constitutional protections as parolees. Maybe that makes more sense then what I have been stating since no one seems to get what I mean about the Taylor case. The CA SC unanimously struck down residency restrictions because they were not narrowly tailored, bottom line. The registry cannot be said to be rationally related to public safety unless it is narrowly tailored and on top of that, just like AJ stated and I put in my suit, how can a law be rational if it was based on known falsehoods? It cannot and is not….

I have heard educate educate educate, you can’t educate these people who don’t care, you can explain this till we’re blue in the face, obviously this all violates the us constitution because it’s continued punishment and no other class of citizens or crimes is penalized at all even close to us, why not knot the education bullshit off and just fight, these people aren’t listening in case you haven’t noticed.

“Institutions will try to preserve the problem to which they are the solution”

This is the most succinct description of SORNA.

Man, that AWA one really has be concerned, more so. This greatly effects me. My wife’s status has been pending for almost a decade…. in limbo where we were once already denied. I fear we will now be denied on this second submission… which is going on 3 years now. My wife has been living legally here in the US, so at least we’re together (for now).

Janice, what’s your opinion on this?

While I have found this site and this is my first post it might wake some people up. While I have corresponded with Janice several years ago I at times get mixed signals from all of this sex offender ordeal. That said enjoy this as I hope Janice will also. I believe its a true estimation of how they are taking advantage of a Lot of people in America not only with this plight but other plights.:

James 1:26 – If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man’s religion [is] vain. Now just what is religion ? Due to the wide range of the word religion it could be any type of religious practice but ethics and biblical values and human understand play a force into all this.
A police force could have their own religion whether true or not so the bible has to be the truth to that religion if that is the case. These men dedicate their profession to God but yet deceive and intimidate In this deceptive game of cat and mouse.
Compounding the law to enforce the law would be a double standard in anyone’s book since these internet sting operations are done thru a computer where one that goes into an adult chat room is someone caught up in the situation by said police officers playing the part of a would be teenager hooker or home alone sexual encounter , all in the efforts to trap or snare a would be victim or predator with the proposition of sex as the basic tool
Sure those would be teenagers will ask you for rubbers or some type of suggestive pictures to entice one in all this folly along with there suggestion of meeting as some location suggested by them such as a house.
Ruses, lies, & deceit are the means to entrap. Of course one could say or entice or use some form of subterfuge some form o form of abusive harassment, but add in a little sex and one has the makings of a devilish game of sexual hop scotch for a would be victims at random. That is the form of their basic ethical tactic’s and deplorable nature of the American police force that set these people up as if some gangster would set someone up. They are doing this all around the country.
In the long run what purpose does it do when one is conned into this enticing game? Would it be better to just give warnings instead of making them a life time award of the state or giving them a plea deal, taking their rights away in a lot of respects with a plea deal instead that intimidates more. Is this sex offender ordeal some one shot charley type deal or should the American public know about all this. Maybe even the president elect that comes into office should do something about these situations.
Well they don’t because money is involved in all this and what person doesn’t love money. Yes we are talking about hundreds of thousands of dollars. As far as protecting and serving goes one has to say who were they protecting at the time and who where they serving at the time? I’m sure police will have the answer to all that as police are dedicated to God but being dedicated to God doesn’t mean setting one up and using deceptive tactic’s does it. Where do the teachings of Jesus Christ come in. Now out in the real world something like this might be transparent but than again those in blue are playing damnable type of injustice not only to God but to the American people also.
Setting one up in a situation such as this is unethical for any professional police person as it goes against the biblical principals of God. and his Son Jesus Christ teachings. While man might have their own principals or their own doctrine, one would have to say for a man going against Gods will is very deadly and an abomination. I wonder who the victim is in in this case? Since their was no victim involved, who was caught up in all this. As one detective told me, Its all part of the game and I will be glad to give you that detectives name.
Man is carnal by nature and there is not a just man upon the face of the earth that doeth good and sinneth not. Should one judge another man’s conscience ? While we are all sinners it is up to each individual to pray for forgiveness and not let someone take advantage of you even if they are suppose protecting and serving and making up a fictitious hooker type of teenager. This is just some deceptive type trapping or ruses one uses in these so called internet sex sting operations.
The law given from Mt. Sinai was a civil and municipal, As well as a moral and religious code. In an even broader affirmation, several Founders of America declared that not just the Ten Commandments but also Biblical principles in general were inseparable from law and society
Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States, asserted that, “The Bible is the Book upon which this Republic rests.”
If Americans take seriously the words emblazed and embossed on the coins of the United States, “In God we trust,” then they are driven back to the Word of God as the foundation principle of moral, ethical, and spiritual precepts, there can be no question that the founders and architects of the American nation established their laws upon the principles of Christianity and Jesus Christ as found in the Word of God.
Yes many of our founding fathers believed in God and the bible. There is James Madison that said …the conscience is the most sacred of all property. Even George Washington had biblical views. I’m sure all remember the fable about George Washington chopping down the cherry tree. Yes, Mr. Washington had a lot on his back but he was always for the truth. As a matter of fact one can do nothing against the truth but for the truth.

One more post before I leave and thats it. Some on here are so depressed that they don’t know what to do. Sure I get that way. I may have just had an internet encounter and some of you all might have had a physical encounter, sleep with a teenager, or whatever but giving up is never the answer. Sure its depressing and your depression can effect others also.

One might have to do a bit of punishment for there this or that but ending it all is not the way. I have even said that myself at times, but you say that and than they, the authorities will lock you up for sure so you won’t hurt yourself or probe your brain to see if you have a carnal brain just like those that even have a carnal brain. Police are human and I’m sure they believe in second chances.

Jobs well its repulsive that they post this personal information on the internet for everyone to see. Even ministers get caught up in some of this stuff and also ministers of justice. So you all hang in their and don’t cut yourself down as I’m sure Janice and her team are working on helping some can do just so much as so show others that one has changed and bettering themselve and could use that second chance. Whether you use Christian ethic’s or not thats up to the individual but I’m sure everyone has a measure of some type of faith so don’t be hard on yourselves. At times respect goes a long ways. blessings to you all.

Re: Reframing the message

Our leadership first unleashed the power of the database on a certain subset of the current group. When SCOTUS collartally approved the indenture of man to a machine via THE DOE DECISIONS they understood they were permitting a laissez faire attitude toward government uses of the electronic devices. Time has revealed the grave error.


Gov’t position here,
Machine need > HUMAN NEED

The public’s perception of necessity of the database has so far outweighed the needs of registrants to have privacy and security. They claim to provide a service when in fact they provide a disservice. This is the outcome of all protection rackets or regimes.

The “clearest proof” exists concerning the people’s real intent behind the electronic lists in the first place. Affirmative disability abounds in every aspect of registrants life. The regime indeed acts in many ways just like probation or parole.

If it’s a blatant lie perpetrated on purpose to malign anyone or group and use such lies to raise the liar’s perceived status or wealth, then we have a clear cut mandate as honest people to directly and ruthlessly END such deception.


Then why are we allowing the proven deception mongering media to remain one second longer in business? They already have self-revealed their entire aim is to destabilize Americans and utterly destroy the lawful liberty the constitution upholds for all.

“Circling the Internet, this short writ can be tied in its revelation to the man listed as its origin: “There is no free press. You, dear friends, know that just like I do. Nobody among you weould dare give your own honest opinion. We are all instruments and serfs in the service of the financial potentates in the wings. We are puppets that dance and jump when they pull our strings. Our knowledge, our skill, and even our our lives belong top these men. We are nothing more or less than intellectual prostitutes.

It is attributed: John Swainton, during his many years as publisher of the New York Times, in his NYT retirement speech.”

I looked for reputable insight to that writ. On the Rense,com [https://rense.com/general20/yes.htm] site there is a brief insight. . .

John Swinton: Yes, he said it, but…

I got email from Jay Salter, one of my readers, who had come across the http://www.snowcrest.net/zepp/Other_Voices/Swinton.htm John Swinton vignette in my “Other Voices” section. He forwarded it to a journalist’s discussion area, asking for feedback.

One journalist there, Jeff McMahon, made this response to Jay:

“Yeah, I’ll take that bait.”

Here is a small quote from the rense.com page. . . .
“”There is no such thing, at this date of the world’s history, in America, as an independent press. You know it and I know it.

“There is not one of you who dares to write your honest opinions, and if you did, you know beforehand that it would never appear in print. I am paid weekly for keeping my honest opinion out of the paper I am connected with. Others of you are paid similar salaries for similar things, and any of you who would be so foolish as to write honest opinions would be out on the streets looking for another job. If I allowed my honest opinions to appear in one issue of my paper, before twenty_four hours my occupation would be gone.

“The business of the journalists is to destroy the truth, to lie outright, to pervert, to vilify, to fawn at the feet of mammon, and to sell his country and his race for his daily bread. You know it and I know it, and what folly is this toasting an independent press?

“We are the tools and vassals of rich men behind the scenes. We are the jumping jacks, they pull the strings and we dance. Our talents, our possibilities and our lives are all the property of other men. We are intellectual prostitutes.”

(Source: Labor’s Untold Story, by Richard O. Boyer and Herbert M. Morais, published by United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America, NY, 1955/1979.)”

I take a little liberty to repeat that here since it seems likely other truth-seekers may follow the source to verify the claim. Another and similar, and very alarming investigative journalist’ 31 years’ collected facts on the American corrupt media and prisoner slavery worker enterprise of most, if not all prisons, spells out in verifiable detail . . .

Perpetual Prisoner Machine: How America Profits From Crime Kindle Edition
by Joel Dyer (Author)

America is “owned.” Every political seat is a prison where the occupant either obeys blindly or is eliminated. Two presidents lost their life just after refusing to comply with the central bankers. “No, we’re NOT in Kansas anymore, Toto.” Actually, The Wizard of OZ is an expose’ of that central bankster cartel with the entire plot pointing to the symbolic thugs and their financial deception scam.

Check it out . . .
“The Wizard Of Oz Was Written In The 1890s, And It Carried A Secret Message That Wasn’t Decoded Until 1964

Although the Wizard of Oz might be most famous today for the 1939 movie, starring Judy Garland, the book was originally written in the 1890s by author L. Frank Baum. And it turns out that the Wizard of Oz is full of hidden political symbolism, which sometimes seems barely hidden at all.

But no one noticed the clear parallels to American politics in the 1890s until a historian named Henry Littlefield published an analysis of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in 1964”