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Join Safe and Just Michigan on Zoom to learn the evidence-based case for ending sex offender registries

[safeandjustmi.org – 5/28/30 event]

Thursday, May 28  •  12:00 Noon  •  via Zoom •  Free  •  Sign up: www.bit.ly/EndTheRegistry

Sex offense registries were supposed to keep communities safer. Under them, people convicted of sex offenses are required to register where they work, live, volunteer and go to school. Certain restrictions are placed on where they can live and earn a living. These laws have created an underclass of people who struggle not only to find a good job, but to even find an available place to live. Meanwhile, studies show the promised safety benefits of these laws have failed to materialize.

Join Safe & Just Michigan Policy Analyst Josh Hoe and special guests — ACLU of Michigan Senior Staff Attorney Miriam Aukerman; Columbia University School of Social Work Senior Research Scientist Vincent Schiraldi; and Judith Levine, feminist author, journalist, co-founder of the National Writers Union and author of “The Feminist and the Sex Offender: Confronting Sexual Harm, Ending State Violence” — at noon on Thursday, May 28. We’ll talk about recent court rulings regarding the unconstitutionality of Michigan’s sex offender registration act, the evidence showing registries fail to protect communities, and the movement to end the registries.

Joining the discussion is free. All you need to do to take part is sign up>>>> www.bit.ly/EndTheRegistry

Safe & Just Michigan event page: https://www.safeandjustmi.org/take-action/events/

Safe & Just Michigan works to advance policies that end Michigan’s over-use of incarceration and promote community safety and healing. We envision a Michigan in which all are safe in their communities and everyone is responsible for creating accountability, safety and justice.

Click here to register for the Zoom event

 

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  1. David V C

    All I can say is “Praise God!!!!!!!!!!”

  2. Mike

    I am a pre 2006 registrant in michigan 38 year old whom fell victim to the sex offender registration act where new rules where applied after the fact. The registry has had a massive effect on my life. I have been in the same relationship for over 15 years. Also I had to forfeit my hyta.I have had six weeks involved in getting my ID prepared so I could go register anyways because of the fear of punishment. It just happened to be the year my ID expired and I moved days before covid took over. Rental life does not exist in sex offender life. I have an enormous story that could be told. I just want to help in any safe way I can. I’m just leery of what I say without representation.

  3. Saddles

    Mike what the heck you doing on here and yes I hope they gave you probation. Sure Janice has my whole story ordeal and it was a two night romp so to speak. That second night they click into me rapping to someone that texted me that they were of age. It was the tag name of 16 to alert the person the night before that caught my attention and I texted them that they shouldn’t be on here but sometimes you get a person that wants to manipulate in this game. After they text me the second night and cut me off in the middle of a chat they do another whammy on me and ask me to come down again.

    They will try everything in the book to get you down to their lair and yes they want to snag as that is their plan and mission to prevent sex trafficking or trafficker’s picking up little teenagers. Now all adults I know that want to divulge in this type of stuff and that’s their business will go to an adult side. Adults have more since than kids and if the adult wants to talk dirty or a bit spicy that’s your call. Very seldom if any will the women make the first to attempt or anything like that. Most in those rooms are just lonely and actually want someone to chat with.

    The bible says try the spirit or test but their is a difference, they knew their intent all along. Its a bait trap Mike and yes Mike I have two more years of my 10 yr. probation to go but am looking for a pardon since they acknowledged and stamped one of my letters. I’m in VA and the virus is settling down a bit here so it might be a little waiting more but thinking of others is good as we are all in this fleshy heresy type game. Even the devil disguises himself as an angle of light.

    Best thing to do is just love the one your with. An internet hook ups can be dangerous as I’m sure everyone knows about that and yes its cost me I would say $5,000 dollars already and I’m single and some of you all have already got wife’s and kids and all that. So what keeps me going – A journey for Jesus refresher course. and at times people have to take a refresher course in life. Course I don’t know about Government today.

  4. w

    Decades of legislation and PowerPoint presentations and nothing to show for it. The registry didn’t prevent crimes from happening, and it instead enabled the creation of a vindictive platform that politicians and officials can always turn to when they need funding and support.

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