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Janice’s Journal: Two Men Required to Register Murdered This Week

Two men, who were required to register as sex offenders, were murdered this week.  Each murder is a tragedy.  Together the murders should serve as a wake-up call that vigilante violence against registrants has returned.

The first murder took place on Monday in a Delaware prison when Phillip Langell, who was 69 years old, was stabbed, punched and strangled by his cellmate.  The cellmate is a 55-year-old skinhead convicted of multiple violent offenses and sentenced to life without parole.

Perhaps I have watched too many prison movies during the pandemic because what happened to Mr. Langell is similar to scenes in some of those movies.  Scenes in which prison guards literally stage fights between inmates and bet on the anticipated results.  If that is what happened in this case, it would have been easy to predict that an older, weaker man, like Mr. Langell would be killed.

It is notable that the murderer in this case has already confessed that he killed Mr. Langell and that he will receive no additional time in prison because of that murder.  Therefore, the murderer will pay no penalty for taking an innocent life and it is even possible that his standing within the skinhead community will be elevated.

The second murder took place two days later in a northern California town thousands of miles away when a neighbor walked into the home of a man required to register and shot him to death in his own home.  The man who was murdered, Ralph Mendez, was 55 years old and had lived a law-abiding life after his release from prison 10 years ago.  In fact, a different neighbor described Mr. Mendez as a friendly person who often assisted elderly members of the neighborhood with their daily chores.

The murderer in this case has also confessed.  Although the murderer’s physical appearance does not resemble that of a skinhead, it is possible that he is a member of that or another unlawful group.  After all, what motive could a person have to kill a law-abiding neighbor who often helped his elderly neighbors if not to elevate his status in an unlawful group?

There are several lessons that can be learned now from what has happened this week.  For example, it is important that people who are required to register remain vigilant of their surroundings.  If you are such a person and you see a person who looks like a skin head, it is important to leave that place immediately.  In addition, it is important to be able to protect yourself.  In the Girl Scouts we learned to travel in groups of at least two people in order to increase our physical safety.  We also learned methods of self-defense.

There may be lessons to learn in the future as well.  For example, we will learn what the murderers ae charged with – premediated murder, murder in the second degree or manslaughter?  We will also learn from the sentences that are provided.  Does society care that a registrant has been killed?

One thing we know for sure is that the people who killed Mr. Langell and Mr. Mendez will not be listed on a public sex offender registry.  After all, those registries are limited to individuals convicted of what may be one offense decades ago and who is unlikely to re-offend as soon as he released from custody and his likelihood to re-offend continues to diminish each year that he lives outside custody.

Another thing we know now and will remember forever is that the deaths of Mr. Langell and Mr. Mendez are senseless tragedies that could have been prevented.  May they rest in peace.

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All loss of life is tragic; yet it’s horrific when a person is killed due to their past. Killing a person on the hit list is unacceptable and government officials have blood on their hands. Truly our society has gone bat shit crazy.

Pretty certain that I’ll be murdered due to my info being on the public internet hit list. Didn’t know my victims. File share CPconviction.

Being placed or fitting into a category that is not popular and publicly hated would qualify a person to be in a protected class which is not the case. These murders should be deemed hate crimes in my opinion.

What you fail to point out is that independent sites that list registrant addresses do not list their offenses. So again these vigilantes see the term sex offender and think the worst possible type of person, when in fact they could be assaulting a person that did nothing more than expose his penis when taking a piss while drunk. The system is built around causing the most harm for the smallest of offenses. A person that rapes another is going to have to expect some public retaliation. It is human nature. What is sad is that the violence that is allowed in U.S. society takes that retaliation to such extreme measures as to take a life.

Registration isn’t the cause. Someone I knew made an attempt on my life. They didn’t get the information from the registry, but because I told them what I had done 25 years before.

When the police came, the person was arrested and charged… With misdemeanor brandishing a weapon (non-fire arm ). Back on the street in three days. I wasn’t physically injured, but I’ve been “on the run” ever since.

People have strong reactions to some offenses.

“After all, what motive could a person have to kill a law-abiding neighbor who often helped his elderly neighbors if not to elevate his status in an unlawful group?” I appreciate the article, but that is a very naive statement. Lots of people assault and kill people on the registry due to the fear mongering and misinformation perpetuated by politicians ans the media. All one has to do is peruse the comment section of any online news report about basically anything regarding a sex offender and the hatred, fear, and scorn is off the charts. People don’t need a reason to attack a person on the registry. Most people have already been programmed with enough false and ignorant information that it is no wonder more aren’t attacked. Stereotyping every sex offender the same, and then putting all their information on the internet available to every vigilante, kook, and malcontent is a formula for violence. I have been called a child molester, a rapist, and other things even though I had a non-contact offense. We are battling delusional hysteria.

I would point out that James Fairbanks wasn’t in a gang or group that Janice mentions. Nor was that guy in Alaska whose name escapes me at the moment. Nor were many in the most publicized cases of attacks on registrants. Most are just underachieving losers looking for a little notoriety and hero worship. Others are careers thugs and thieves going after someone they figure won’t have a lot of supporters or sympathizers.

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Only when registry supporting and enforcing fascists start getting killed by RSOs one-to-one will anyone start to care. The civil route has failed – this incident will trigger no political response, nothing to protect us from summary execution. It’s time to take an eye for an eye.

KLM I know that may seem to make sense if this was a tit for tat situation but really if things were to play out as described in your post then it would prove the lawmakers and people in support of such Civil Right violations really were right all along. The fact is that Theodore Roosevelt’s “…speak softly but carry a big stick!” saying has more of a impact in this conversation. The civil route takes time and endurance and commitment. The blinded to how badly Civil Right’s have been trampled on for every United States citizen by sex offender registries and laws is really easy to understand why lamen citizens that support such laws don’t get the big picture.
The whole scheme of the Registry and SORA is not just a Convicted Sex Offender’s worry although made to look that way. The Registry and SORA allow the ability for the government to erode even the basic rights of any person convicted of even a petty offense by any other name in the future. Lists and registries if permitted will become the norm. Sidestepping the Bill of Rights and Inalienable rights in any form leads to the erosion of individual protections.
Both the Bill of Rights and the Inalienable rights were thought out very heavily and weighed very much before their inclusion into the United States Constitution. I don’t need to tell you but I will say it anyway, the reason those rights were put into the U.S. Constitution was to prevent too much control by government over its citizens of any label or crime with time served.
I agree something needs to be done but violence is a never ending cycle and resolves nothing. Patience wears thin and sacrifice is usually acknowledged after the fact. The fact is more Civil attorney’s and challengers must step up to make the change. File pauper petitions, challenge the simplest unlawful statutes and get clear evidence that supports the true nature of these illegal violations of privacy and restrictions. The whole scheme they have made was created in incorrect ways for these registry obligations, and rushed through legislative houses without consideration of Constitutional authority. That is why the whole SORA and Registry is barely concise or understandable. Soon it will fall and when it does it may break the bank of the United States Treasury by all the damages to individuals on the registry and their families.
Be strong and stay focused, I understand the want to take action but taking action legally is unbeatable truly.

Wow I wrote a lot, sorry but it’s all true.

No! We must not resort to violence, that would just justify the registry and oppression. We are one million strong, over 100,000 in California. We are a considerable political entity, and that is one reason they try to keep us separated and don’t want us living together or near each other. They know if we organize we will have clout. ACSOL is aware of the violence against us. Janice wrote the article. and we have outstanding attorneys fighting for us. There are also numerous groups forming around the US like NARSOL and Once Fallen and others. The wheels of justice grind painfully slowly. The pandemic has put ACSOL on hold for the past year for court hearings. But our numbers continue to grow. Everytime one of our number violates or does something inappropriate it is just more ammunition for them. There has been a lot of bad for us this year, so it is time for a win soon.

Violence would not justify the Hit Lists. No one cares about violence. Big government cannot even be bothered to Register people who shoot people with guns. They love shooters living by schools and even being in them. Because shooting and violence is not dangerous. The only problem is sex.

As long as the Hit Lists exist I will continue to deliver consequences on a regular basis.

Americans say that sex is evil and dangerous, yet everywhere you look, you see sex. In movies, in music, at events like Coachella, etc, etc. High School Prom girls dress like hookers, and the parents are proudly taking pictures. I recently watched one of my favorite movies “Bohemian Rhapsody” again, and it was mentioned that Queen’s song “I want to break free” was banned on MTV in the US due to its cross dressing content. The band said what is so true: “Americans are Puritans in Public, and Perverts in Private”. So many people judge and point fingers, wanting all registrants locked up for life, yet their own lifes most likely nothing to write home about either. Such hypocrites.

Easy come, easy go, won’t you let me go. Government can take the chains off me, off me. America isn’t the land of the free; but hypocrisy can’t you see. You are blinded by hate and it’s time to Chuck it like you did when you decided sex was the biggest sin. Special place in hell for you projectionists from rejecting us from society because of our past.

You are absolutely right, Will. I don’t know who coined the term “sexophrenia”, but it describes the American attitude concisely. As a country we are obsessed with all things sexual and it scares the hell out of us. We are guilt ridden and terrified by our own sexuality. We derive comfort by pretending that the evil exists only in defective ‘others.’ This is collective denial.

Veritas.

My question is, what is going to be done about this? Are we just going to keep hearing about it or is there going to be some action taking by ACSOL or any other group, or are they just going to keep watching us DIE and just report on it?

If I were an advocacy group I would of been all over this. It’s like hearing thoughts and prayers after a mass shooting. That’s nice and all but I want to know what can be done to stop this from happening again. How many people have been harmed by if it saves one child’s life bullshit and its lies to get people to stop this shit?

If the Police found a LIST of people who are targets for killing they would go after those with the list and arrest them. MEGAN’S LIST is the same thing and yet the Police promote this list into the hands of those who want to murder. So with this logic the Police are promoting the MURDER LIST

Up to much more time han that. LEO will use the collective to get the edge. https://justthenews.com/accountability/waste-fraud-and-abuse/tk

These are some really good comments seems like people dont feel safe in their own homes anymore
Me personally I have CCTV cameras inside and outside my apartment I even installed CCTV in both my vehicles I even bought a lilittle hidden bodycam Just in case someone try’s to commit a hate crime on me or anyone in my family I’ll have evidence to back up my self defense claims
As far as home secretary there’s alot of ways people can defend themselves like bear mace throwing knives, bow & arrows they even have really kool military crossbows and tactical gear that sex offenders can own legally.
Another thing Janice Bellucci is right California is infested with prison gangs inside and outside the Aryan Brotherhood the Black Gorilla Family and the Mexican Mafia are very powerful entities and killing a sex offender does elevate their rank in the gang.

Good luck 😇👌

Might want to turn off spell check. Unless of course you are actually using a secretary at your home for defense……..LOL! ( Sunday humor ).

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Careful, she’s deadly with a letter opener and has maimed with the stapler!

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Worse thing about all of this is society has been programmed to believe all on the price membership roster are dangerous. If someone is a threat to society you keep them behind bars, not a list.

Especially when, for some significant number of people, putting them on a Hit List actually does make them dangerous. But not with regards to sex, so it’s all good.

The fact is that Registry Supporters/Terrorists aren’t actually interested in increasing public safety or protecting children. That much is obvious. If they were, they’d have a clue and the Hit Lists would’ve been gone a decade ago. But nah, they’ll run their PR stunt forever. They care about how they feel. That’s all.

“the deaths of Mr. Langell and Mr. Mendez are senseless tragedies that could have been prevented.”
Indeed, dear pandering lawmakers, how did your beloved Registries provide public safety for these two individuals?? For that matter, please show evidence that your Registries provide any public safety benefit to anyone at all!! 😡

This is for Janice !! Isn’t it possible that the mentality of SCOTUS, has changed since 2003?
Janice, can’t we bring the registry up for challenge again?
i mean its been almost 20 years!!!! since it was last challenged.
If people are getting hurt (and they have been for a long time) SCOTUS can finally find this draconian law “unconstitutional!!! and obviously “PUNITIVE”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The problem is that you can’t petition SCOTUS directly. She’d first need to file at a regular court. Then appeal to the circuit court. Then appeal to SCOTUS AND SCOTUS would have to choose to want to take it up (they take less than 3% of cases that go in front of them). Basically, a ton of steps would first need to happen which would literally take years and cost a ton of money. If ACSOL could some how raise a million or two for this, they’d be more than happy to pursue it.

It would be great if we could all put ACSOL in our wills and remember ACSOL if we are fortunate enough to receive a significant amount of money. That is a big part of how large organizations are able to do big projects.

Should I ever hit the lottery, millions of it are going to ACSOL as first priority.

FIRST of all, ALOT has changed since the 2003 SCOTUS verdict, right? Megans Law was still in its infancy correct? The powers that be, are more than aware that the laws that registered citizens have to follow don’t work and that the recidivism rates are very low. I strongly believe that if this was presented now to SCOTUS we would have a very good chance of ending this barbaric and useless and VERY EXPENSIVE!!! law. Janice, what your feedback????

Unfortunately the SCOTUS is just another political organization. Roberts especially is totally compromised. It would be highly unlikely that they would reverse at this point since there is so much negative opinion for us and poitical support for the registry. If the SCOTUS voted based on constitutional law and civil rights it would have overturned the registry long ago. The registry is clearly dangerous, abusive, and an additional lifetime punishment and social ostracizing after a persons sentence has successfully been completed. I hope I’m wrong.

@The Other Eric:
One reason it’s so tough to get Smith overturned or weakened is because the decision itself is fairly mild and limited. SCOTUS said the registry was akin to going to an electronic courthouse and seeking records that are mostly public. So point one is that SCOTUS said the registry required an affirmative action by the citizen. SCOTUS also said that registrants were free to work and live like any other citizen. So point two is that, at least in Smith, there were no hindrances put on a registrant beyond the stigma of having one’s records available.

A registry law that is wholly in line with Smith is, IMO, insurmountable. One could perhaps chip away at information that is not typically or readily publicly available but under Rational Basis review, there’s no traction.

So does that mean there’s no hope? Absolutely not. As the handful of cases around the country have shown in piecemeal and with a couple broadsides (Snyder and Muniz, for example), there is traction on attacking the registry laws that exist–which are leaps and bounds beyond anything SCOTUS said in Smith. So while the original case is probably rock-solid unless legislation changes what’s private and what’s public online, the beasts we deal with now are prone to attack.

Another bit of heartening news is Justices Gorsuch and Coney Barrett have indicated at least a mild discomfort with registration. Add in that Breyer was in Dissent on Smith and all you need is one more Justice to make a vote of four. Personally, I could see Justice Kagan going either way but I see Sotomayor as being very anti-registry. I think Justice Kavanaugh would probably tilt against us but then again, who knows. That guy is hard for me to measure just yet. Justices Thomas, Alito, and Chief Roberts are almost assuredly against us, Alito in particular. Roberts is a useless POS who is more interested in preserving precedent than ruling according to law–he has said so himself in a recent abortion case! As such, he is not one to overturn much of anything, and I have to assume even more averse when he was the prevailing attorney in the case. Justice Thomas did have a little bit of heartburn about how the Court handled the case, and filed a concurring opinion to air his grievance, but he was in the Majority.

Long story short is that, IMO, Smith won’t fall anytime soon, if ever. But the shift in the Court and the myriad burdens imposed well beyond Smith are winnable. How soon, is the million-dollar question.

Because Justice Roberts argued on behalf of the State of Alaska in Smith v. Doe, he must recuse himself if the Court considers overturning that case. That changes the calculation in our favor slightly.

@Janice Bellucci:
While the law seems quite clear on his obligation to recuse, Roberts strikes me as such a big fan of himself that he would insist on a “duty to sit” in such an important matter. I almost dislike him more than I do Alito because at least Alito has core values upon which he stands, as unpalatable as they may be to me. I say Roberts is wishy-washy and will tip whichever way makes the SCOTUS institution move the least–in other words, no principle is unassailable. He worships stare decisis to a seemingly obsessive and harmful degree.

There seems to be a consensus on which way Roberts would rule. He has a different job now just as Earl Warren did when he made the leap from California to the bench. Could be he would see it entirely differently as it wouldn’t be his job to argue in favor of Smith and its strict progeny.

Again, it’s not simply presenting it to SCOTUS. ACSOL would first need to go through two lower courts. All that is a ton of time (it’ll take years) and a ton of money (hundreds of thousands if not millions). It’s not nearly as simple as you seem to be painting it. All the facts in the world are irrelevant to the hurdles to get there.

The biggest hurdle is the fact that Smith v Doe is settled law so you can really only challenge the registrant laws that go beyond what this decision allowed at least when it comes to the supreme court. Anything remotely similar is going to have the petition for review to the supreme court denied. So what you need is the perfect case to take to the supreme court that goes beyond Smith v. Doe and when you do you might only get one shot. If you fail, you set more bad prescedence that will only make things worse.

It doesn’t have to cost even close to that much to go before the supreme court. The largest cost is attorney costs and if you have attorneys working for the cause instead of the check it doesn’t have to be that much though the attorneys that work towards this cause still deserve to make a living.

That’s why it costs so much. These cases are full time jobs for a large team of people. This wouldn’t be just Janice and Chance doing solo work. Hence why it would costs hundreds of thousands. You have these people receive living-wage salaries, you have the cost of materials. You have the cost of their offices. It’s why major cases literally cost millions and why companies and cities settle rather than losing more and more money in the long run trying to fight it.

A lot has changed since Smith v Doe, and when I first registered. Four big things that come to mind:

1. Registry checks are a common part of background checks, even for jobs unrelated to childcare. When I registered, there was a typical 5-10 year criminal background check at most employers (of the kind I’m interested in). Now, it seems common that registries checks are done as well–and these go 15, 25, or lifetime. I never anticipated that in the early 00s, and this makes the registry far more onerous than it was during Smith v Doe.

2. Laws facilitating criminal record sealing have proliferated since the late 00s, and have accelerated rapidly recently. The landscape of criminal background checks has changed dramatically, with bipartisan legislatures promoting “clean slate” laws and, in some cases, automatically purging criminal histories. This makes the registry, comparatively, far more onerous than it was when Smith v Doe was decided. It seems anachronistic, a product a bygone age when we didn’t care if convicted felons struggled to get jobs for 10 years after they were released from custody.

3. “Doxing” is increasingly seen as a part of cyberbullying, and in some cases is a criminal offense. When Smith v Doe was decided, there was a vague sense that you didn’t want to be on search engines in a negative light, sure, but it wasn’t weaponized, a phenomenon that governments around the world have sought to control. Again, a registry seems like a naive product of a simpler time, before we realized that sharing personal information on the internet could have incredibly damaging consequences, before foreign agents halfway around the world could disable a major American pipeline from their smart phones.

4. Governments can already collect all the information in the registry without our consent, and already are, and that, quite likely, is a more accurate store of data for criminal background checks of potential school employees than whatever we choose to provide during semi-annual check-ins. The registry is unnecessary.

The registry, like segregation, is a relic of a bygone era.

“Literally,” I don’t think that the registry and Megan’s Law are anachronistic, at least not yet. If anything, they are absolutely “chronistic” in that they very much reflect the zeitgeist of our time. Criminal justice reform has just barely gotten started and could very easily be drowned in a bathtub if things don’t go exactly right. There is virtually no mention of sex crimes in the same breath as criminal justice reform. We’re peak hysteria, or so we hope. We’ve got a very long way to go before the registry is widely seen as anachronistic. Any growing awareness of the problems of criminal justice simply do not extend to us, so far.

@Literally

Two points for your well written list:

1) Gov’t already has the data and info they need for a registration via other sources, e.g. conviction record, tax statements, vehicle registration, etc, that don’t need any consent since the person provides that data and info when they use gov’t services.

2) Thanks to go other websites that scrape registries, a simple WWW search will most likely reveal a registry entry and announce it to the world while entities are looking for social media sites to review under the applicants name. You don’t even need to do a consented FRCA background check to see this data.

@M C:
I don’t know that any law is completely settled. Dispositive? Perhaps. Settled? Naw.

Good point, CA. In Smith the Court did not hold that registration itself is constitutional. Rather it held that Alaska’s implementation was not so onerous as to constitute punishment. The decision did not reach beyond that to indicate just when the punishment threshold would be crossed. The Court also did not expound on what constitutes a rational relationship to a legitimate civil regulatory measure. Since Smith much data have accumulated regarding recidivism and registration’s efficacy and collateral damage. Can that relationship be in any way considered rational today?

One day, it will need to address those questions. Courts are loathe to make rulings that reach beyond the case at hand. So we will likely see incremental relief derived from dicta and dissents. Even though not law, those do influence lower courts and later Supreme Court decisions. Don’t forget the totally incorrect “frightening and high” comment was in dicta, which has been repeated ad nauseum ever since. As Janice has pointed out in the past, we are just waiting for the right case, or cases.

Veritas (and many thanks Janice).

@Ed C

Are you saying the registry is possibly not rational punishment? I believe you are from what I read here by your hand.

@TS
In Smith, the Court analyzed the effects of a law for ex post facto purposes. One of the relevant factors was whether there is a “rational connection to a nonpunitive purpose, or is excessive with respect to this purpose.” The Alaska law was tepid by today’s standards, and at the time was considered as having this rational connection to the stated purpose of public safety.

Given the piling on of restrictions, collateral effects and particularly recidivism data, could today’s registry implementations pass that rationality test? I also think many state laws are clearly excessive with regard to that purpose.

Veritas.

And the Alaska Supreme subsequently court found it punitive despite the SCOTUS opinion.

If the argument was solely based on empirical evidence, you wouldn’t even need to fully complete pleading this case before it was obvious the registry would need to be fully scrubbed. But evidence is the forte of law making. The way our government works, they can literally pass a law mandating only Flat-Earth theory be taught because it “makes sense” and the courts would be perfectly fine with it.

@Ed C

Thanks for the clarification. Very helpful. I believe your conclusion is spot on as you define it.

To the U.S. Supreme Court, 20 years is not a long time. Remember that it took the Court more than 50 years to overturn their original decision regarding separate but equal education is OK (Plessy v. Ferguson with Brown v. Board of Education). Having said that, I am not a patient person. In addition, I am determined to make it to the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Smith v. Doe. In preparation for that, I have already become a member of the Court’s “bar association” so that I can argue the case.

Thank you, thank you, thank you for everything you do! I hope there will be a statue of you someday.

Damn! I do believe Janice will do it!!

Many on here don’t know that you are approved to argue at the US Supreme Court level and you did this years ago, iirc. Overturning Smith v. Doe was always one of your end goals. You being approved was very important in my eyes because you laying all the ground work before the case gets back up again. I know ACSOL has been collecting anything negative towards registrants, which I believe most of the articles shared are evidence against Smith v. Doe.

I said thank you back when you earned the approval at the US Supreme court level and I’ll continually be grateful. People either don’t know or forgot that that you started defending the registrant community after discovering Frank and how he was targeted because of the registry. I don’t know how many years ago that was, but it must be around two decades. That’s how much evidence you and ACSOL must have collected!

Thank you for trying to give us our civil rights back and for making us as close to equal citizens as possible… and hopefully, equal citizens when you overturn Smith v. Doe.

Yeah, people are dying now which are directly related to the registry There were no reported instances in Smith where there were people being killed or physically attacked because of the registry back then (now we have hundreds of instances), the court stated such as an issue in the registry favor. There were no in-person reporting, especially in-person reporting for everything that happens in our lives (I had to report at least 9 times in-person last year alone because of college and vehicle changes and such, the monthly for the homeless should be a major red flag as that can be attacked from several angles, it disproportionately affects low income individuals, people that want to leave their home states for multiple reasons and people of color, I could go on and on about this issue), there was no IML, I could go on about this also. One thing I want to point out is that SCOTUS has stated the Internet is the new public square and it was not ubiquitous in 2004 either, hell instant messaging and profiles were just starting with Yahoo messenger and AOL> Big deals, all those issues and more.
I believe there is a much better chance and a way that is faster to get to the relief needed, state SC, especially CA SC, Once they rule in our favor it is done in CA and then they can take it to SCOTUS just to get it done on the federal level. IMO this is they way to go.

Another.

3 on the run in Texas City murder of man who was reportedly a registered sex offender
While the exact motive for the attack is still being investigated, court records show Sanders has a prior child sex crime conviction from 2010. Documents state he was sentenced to community service and probation, and was required to register as a sex offender.

Despite the details, police in the immediate aftermath of the attack called it one of the most vicious they have seen in their careers.

RIP….

Sue / Sue / Sue. The only way to end this registry BS . Is Sue , whatever you can do Class action for all registered people, heck over million people, could equal 1 billion $$ every lawsuit, I mean in Michigan Jimmy Johns is being sued for not protecting an employee from registered co-worker . So why can’t States be sued or Governor’s / law makers for creating a hit list , isnt it simple/ if you create a registry and people on the registry are targeted and even getting killed , then arent you liable??

The question came up as to, Do people care what happens to a SO. The answer is simple, No they do not. if you cruise anywhere in Social Media or News comment pages, they all say Hang them, shoot them, No loss. This is sad, that a sex offender may be a dad, a mom, a brother a sister, a child. The registry has to be modified for compliance in some way. There are way more DUI and DWI offenders on the road that have repeat offenses, or injured and killed someone, serve a pleaded down sentence then, back on the road drinking. How does this action not qualify for a list? DUI offenders tear families apart, cause trauma, PTSD. I don’t get why one small part of society is tracked and others allowed to roam freely. Then you have the Media that call people sex offenders that commit crimes, yet the individuals are not even on a list or convicted prior to be on a list. Society sucks as a whole. Be vigilant of your surroundings always.

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