ACSOL’s Conference Calls

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

Monthly Meetings | Recordings (3/20 Recording Uploaded)
Emotional Support Group Meetings


FL: Comprehensive ‘Florida First Step Act’ Excludes Registrants

Sen. Jeff Brandes is spearheading the state’s criminal justice reform initiative. SB 642 is his 10th justice reform-related bill pre-filed for the upcoming Florida session. Full Article

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.  
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

This just has to be discrimination. How can they do a blanket law without consideration of the severity of the offense or the person risk of reoffending, yet all other criminals get the benefits. This is no different than having a sign on the door that says “No XYZ’s Allowed.”

There is a underlying problems I haven’t seen addressed. We as registered citizens lack MAN|Y of society rights even in many situations we are indeed at a level less than an illegal alien yet we unlike an illegal alien still pay taxes. We in truth represent a class that has no real representation yet are required to pay taxes to a gov’t that mandates us not to be represented. That being the case a strong argument could be made that we should NOT pay taxes. They put us on a punitive list placing us and our families in harms way… Read more »

Sorry to burst your bubble, but illegal immigrants DO pay taxes. Even if they have an illegally obtained SSN, their paychecks are still subjected to taxes. They pay sales tax in all their purchases. They pay a gas tax each time they fill up their vehicles. Their rent payment goes to the property owner who still has to pay a property tax and does so with the rent check. Utilities and mobile phone plans include additional taxes. I know it’s human nature to pick on someone considered weaker and that is looked down on, and in your case, you choose… Read more »

I think you completely missed his point. Why should we be required to pay taxes to a system that oppresses us, a system in which we have no voice? This is something I have thought about too.

Would love your thoughts, please comment.x