ACSOL’s Conference Calls

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

Monthly Meetings [details]
10/20 – Los Angeles, 11/17- Phone, 12/08 – San Diego

Emotional Support Group: (Los Angeles): 10/27, 11/24, 12/22 [details]

Registration Laws for all 50 States

The Alliance for Constitutional Sex Offense Laws (ACSOL) is dedicated to protecting the Constitution by restoring the civil rights of registrants and their families. In order to achieve that objective, ACSOL will educate and litigate as well as support or oppose legislation.

Important News / Announcements

Janice's Journal

Janice’s Journal: How Many Dead Registrants is Enough?

Today a registrant in Orange County, California, is dead. He may have died at the hands of another or he may have taken his own life. This brings the total number of known dead registrants, killed by the hands of another or themselves, in California to 18 since 2005. How many dead registrants is enough? How many dead registrants will...

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General News Feed

20 Aug 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. — A 2008 law making it a felony for registered sex offenders to use social media websites in North Carolina was struck down Tuesday after a challenge by a Durham man. ___ ___., a registered sex offender from Durham, appealed to the state after being convicted in May 2012 of accessing a commercial social networking website. ___ alleged that North Carolina General...
15 Aug 2013
Sulphur, LA - Currently, any convicted sex offender who moves into the city pays a $60 fee for their initial registration. That same amount is charged for the annual renewals of those already living in Sulphur. If passed, the new ordinance, according to Councilman Stuart Moss, would make the initial registration $600 and the annual renewal fee $200. Full Article
14 Aug 2013
One-day passes are now available to attend the national RSOL conference to be held in L.A. starting Aug. 30. The cost of the pass is only $50 and can either be purchased online at www.nationalrsol.org or at the door. "National RSOL is providing this opportunity in order to allow maximum participation in the conference," stated Janice Bellucci, CA RSOL president. "It is a wonderful...
14 Aug 2013
The way Nebraska tracks sex offenders might not be protecting public safety as well as the system lawmakers abandoned in 2009, according to a study commissioned by the state Legislature. Under the old system, only the names of sex offenders deemed by the Nebraska State Patrol as most likely to re-offend were publicized. Those who had committed minor offenses and were considered at low...
13 Aug 2013
When Allen and his girlfriend moved into their Austin-area house, a woman down the street passed out fliers warning neighbors a monster had moved in next door. His front door was egged, their cars broken into, and “people started crossing the street instead of walking in front of my house,” said Allen, who asked that the Current not use his full name. Full Article
13 Aug 2013
Monterey County sheriff's deputies grappled with a mysterious double homicide followed by the shooting of a convicted sex offender late Sunday and early Monday. Around 10:30 a.m. Monday, sheriff's deputies and Salinas police officers found convicted rapist Donald Crisp, 58, seriously wounded by gunshots near the address listed as his residence on the state's registered sex offender website. Full Article
09 Aug 2013
HOUSTON -- The mother of a 10-year-old girl accused of raping a 4-year-old boy in their apartment complex said police have got it all wrong. “She was just being a child having fun and playing,” the woman said. “She didn’t know she was doing anything wrong.” Full Article
08 Aug 2013
Three decades after they were introduced as a crime-fighting tool, electronic ankle bracelets used to track an offender's whereabouts have proliferated so much that officials are struggling to handle an avalanche of monitoring alerts that are often nothing more sinister than a dead battery, lost satellite contact or someone arriving home late from work. Amid all that white noise, alarms are going unchecked, sometimes on...
08 Aug 2013
Los Angeles, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/08/2013 -- Sex Offender Map, a free service providing information to parents and concerned citizens about the sex offender rates in their states and neighborhoods, announces its 2013 list of the top ten states with the worst sex offender rates. The three states that top the list are Delaware, Wyoming and Oregon. Using demographic profiles of each state...
08 Aug 2013
Stockton, California (CNN) -- Convicted sex offenders and other felons in California are systematically walking free, despite continuously violating their parole. It's the result of laws meant to alleviate California's overcrowded prisons and jails. Two years ago, county judges all across the state lost their authority to send convicted felons back to prison for parole violations. Instead, they must send them to county jails. Full Article...
06 Aug 2013
A new University of New Hampshire study challenges the view that online predators are a distinctly dangerous variety of sex offender, requiring special programs to protect youth.  The study from the UNH Crimes against Children Research Center finds that sex offenders who target teens increasingly use Internet and cell phone communications to lure teens into sexual relationships. In crimes that involve such communications, offenders...
06 Aug 2013
Host Mike Monta gives you an inside look at Montgomery County's "Sex Offender Laws" and how they impact you. (Link sent via this web site) [hana-flv-player video="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkGKtGORA3c" width="200" description="" player="5" autoload="true" autoplay="false" loop="false" autorewind="true" clickurl="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkGKtGORA3c" /] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkGKtGORA3c  
06 Aug 2013
Abstract: I use three separate data sets and designs to determine whether sex offender registries are effective. First, I use state-level panel data to determine whether sex offender registries and public access to them decrease the rate of rape and other sexual abuse. Second, I use a data set that contains information on the subsequent arrests of sex offenders released from prison in 1994 in...
05 Aug 2013
Below find a copy of a letter sent by CA RSOL's Janice Bellucci to Ed Royce, Chairman Committee on Foreign Affaris in opposition to H.R. 2848 (Int. Megan's Law). Feel free to use this letter as a guide to compose your own letter protesting this unconstitutional portion of the bill. Full Size Letter (pdf)
04 Aug 2013
Federal criminal sentences should be “sufficient, but not greater than necessary.” They should fit the crime, provide for “adequatedeterrence,” “protect the public,” and promote rehabilitation. Since the Supreme Court decisions in Booker and Kimbrough, federal courts again have great discretion, within certain limits, to decide appropriate federal sentences. Congress, however, has taken pains to limit that discretion with regard to child pornography offenses, and the federal...
03 Aug 2013
Washington, Aug 1 - A legislative effort by U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04) to restrict the passports of U.S citizens who have been convicted of sex crimes against children took a leap forward today when it was unanimously approved by the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Smith wrote an amendment which is now part of the U.S. State Department authorization bill, H.R. 2848, which is expected...
02 Aug 2013
PAHOKEE — The pianist at First United Methodist Church was as nervous as he'd ever been before a performance. Music comes naturally to ____ ____. So he wasn't worried what they would think of his playing. He was worried what they thought of him. "Do they know about my past?" Had they seen the newspapers? The ones that showed his face and the words sex...
01 Aug 2013

General Comments August 2013

Comments that are not specific to a certain post should go here, for the month of August 2013. Contributions should relate to the cause and goals of this organization and please, keep it courteous and civil.
01 Aug 2013
This short analysis of the Adam Walsh Child Protection Act of 2006 and its implementation in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania seeks to explore the background, philosophical failures and statistics to justify repeal of the AWA.  Additionally, there are significant policy recommendations that provide real reforms that provide enhanced community safety while not violating Constitutional principles or denying the ability for former offenders to successfully...
30 Jul 2013
Jeremy Moody, a member of a small but violent racist skinhead gang called Crew 41, shocked South Carolina authorities last week when he told them that he and his wife shot and stabbed to death a middle-aged couple July 21 because the man was a registered sex offender. But if ridding the world of sex offenders was Moody’s goal, he didn’t have to go outside...