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Emotional Support Group Meetings 2020 (Phone only)

2020 ACSOL Conference – ONLINE October 10-11
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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.

October 10-11, 2020

The Alliance for Constitutional Sex Offense Laws will host the

2020 E.P.I.C. Conference: Empowered People Inspiring Change.

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Important News / Announcements

Sacramento In-Person Emotional Support Meeting Resumes Sept 24

Action Alert: Email Websites That Offer “Kill a Pedophile” Merchandise

VOTE NO on CA Prop. 20! Stop Harsher Sentencing and DNA Collection

General News Feed

12 Sep 2020
[ - 9/11/20] SACRAMENTO —  Discrimination against LGBTQ people in sex crime convictions will be outlawed under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom late Friday evening. The measure, Senate Bill 145, will amend existing state law that allows judges to decide whether an adult convicted of having vaginal sexual intercourse with a minor should register as a sex offender in cases in which the...
11 Sep 2020
[ - 9/11/20] SACRAMENTO — A California bill intended to prevent discrimination against LGBTQ people in sex crime convictions has captured the attention of Republicans and far-right conspiracy theorists, who are demanding a veto from Gov. Gavin Newsom and say state Democratic leaders are putting teenagers at risk. The measure, Senate Bill 145, would amend existing state law that allows judges to decide whether an adult...
11 Sep 2020
There are at least four websites currently offering for sale merchandise with the message "Kill a Pedophile."  The websites are Amazon, Etsy, Killer Culture Shop and Scratshirt.  Merchandise being sold on these websites includes clothing and/or stickers. "The logos on some of the merchandise being sold include graphics of a person aiming a gun at the head of a bound man on his knees...
10 Sep 2020
[Maxwell Monty] “You cannot ever unplug that box! You are tethered to it!” shouted my parole agent during a recent phone conversation. The referred to apparatus is the black box that was installed in my apartment to maximize connection for maintenance checks with the GPS monitor on my ankle. Frequently, the box inexplicably emits beeps. When that happens, I unplug it, and five minutes...
10 Sep 2020

Texas Registrant Issues Financial Challenge to ACSOL

A registrant in Texas, who asked to be identified as "HB", has issued a financial challenge to ACSOL.  If ACSOL receives $1,000 or more during the next 30 days to oppose the proposed federal SORNA regulations, HB will donate an additional $1,000 to the organization. "Thank you, HB, for the challenge you are offering to ACSOL," stated ACSOL Executive Director Janice Bellucci.  "It is...
09 Sep 2020
[ - 9/9/20] Sadly, the homeless registrants in Miami-Dade lost their appeal to the 11th Circuit in a decision returned today. The loss was on a technicality – whether the suit can be construed as an “as applied” challenge vs. a “facial challenge”. The 11th circuit’s decision was that the plaintiffs didn’t bring their case “as applied” to the John Doe plaintiffs from the...
07 Sep 2020
[ ] Last year WAR organized a massive media campaign with a focus on Halloween the impact to registered citizens and families. That campaign went to over 9,000 outlets. The DOJ Rule 72 recommendation was released mid-August asking for public comment prior to October 13, 2020. We are concerned with the pattern that is developing to further punish our registrants and families. In Millard...
07 Sep 2020
[ - 9/7/20] In the current political climate, keyboard warriors are out in full force: tossing rude insults, stigmatizing and labeling individuals, and posting adversarial disagreements to almost every social media post that crosses my desk. I recently stumbled across a Facebook post that advocated letters and petition-signing in the hopes of banning those required to register for a sex offense from yet another...
07 Sep 2020
[Danielle Arlanda Harris and Jill Levenson - International Journal of  Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology - 9/7/20] In their recent report, “Life on ‘The List’ is a Life Lived in Fear:  Post-Conviction Traumatic Stress in Men Convicted of Sexual Offenses,” [a download link is at the bottom of this post] Dr. Danielle Arlanda Harris and Dr. Jill Levenson cogently demonstrate the inherent stress for...
07 Sep 2020
[ - Michael Hobbes - 9/7/20] Human trafficking has been having an eventful summer. In July, internet sleuths accused online retailer Wayfair of selling missing children in overpriced cabinets. In August, QAnon supporters (along with some well-meaning if ill-informed influencers) held nationwide “Save the Children” rallies. And last week, there was the trailer story. “U.S. Marshals Find 39 Missing Children in Georgia During ‘Operation...
05 Sep 2020
[ - 9/4/20] A community on the northside of Cork city were targeted overnight by a vigilante leafleting campaign in which a man was accused of being a sex offender. Leaflets featuring a photograph and a name were left on cars overnight in the vicinity, with locals speaking of their distress when they discovered them this Friday morning. There have been several instances of...
04 Sep 2020

Kat’s Blog: Tracking Registrants

SMART/the government’s office of sentencing, monitoring, apprehending, registering and tracking, is in the business of tracking registrants. Registrants are tracked locally, within their hometowns. P.O.’s, police and other law enforcement officials always want to know where they are, where they’re living, working or relaxing. Registrants are tracked through domestic interjurisdictional informational tracking, law enforcement across jurisdictions sharing information regarding the whereabouts of registrants on...
04 Sep 2020

ACSOL Phone Meeting on Sept 12

Please join ACSOL Executive Director and civil rights attorney Janice Bellucci as well as ACSOL President and criminal defense attorney Chance Oberstein for our next phone meeting.  The meeting will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12, beginning at 10 a.m. Pacific time and will last at least two hours. Discussion topics will include: proposed SORNA regulations the Willman decision in-person registration during the COVID-19...
04 Sep 2020
“Enough already! You’re all just a bunch of pedophiles and rapists!” barked the C.O. at midnight as he stood in the middle of the day room of the prison that housed me. And sex offenders were almost the exclusive inmates at this prison. “You perverts don’t deserve this cushy life. And any of you pathetic excuses for humans that disagree, can step out of...
03 Sep 2020
A Beatrice homeowners association is seeking a judge’s order that would prevent a convicted sex offender from residing in their neighborhood. Full Article
02 Sep 2020
The Los Angeles County Registrar of Voters has formally agreed to allow registrants to serve as poll workers. As a result of this agreement, the county has removed language from the website of the Registrar of Voters as well as the poll workers application that previously stated registrants were prohibited from serving as poll workers. "This is a significant victory for registrants in Los...
02 Sep 2020

General Comments September 2020

Comments that are not specific to a certain post should go here, for the month of September 2020. Contributions should relate to the cause and goals of this organization and please, keep it courteous and civil. This section is not intended for posting links to news articles without additional relevant comment.
01 Sep 2020

CA Legislature Passes Senate Bill 145

On the last day possible, the California legislature passed Senate Bill 145.  The bill now goes to the Governor who has up to 30 days to sign or veto it. "Senate Bill 145 has been controversial since its introduction," stated ACSOL Executive Director Janice Bellucci.  "Due to the dedication of its author, Senator Scott Wiener, Senate Bill 145 was passed over the objections of...
01 Sep 2020
ACSOL received today the first report that the U.S. State Department has notified a registrant by email that his passport has been revoked.  The email included as an attachment a formal letter from the department.  The email and letter were sent to the registrant on August 26, 2020, more than six months after his last trip overseas to a country where he was allowed...
31 Aug 2020
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a decision, that if left unchallenged, will require some individuals convicted of a sex offense to continue to register for life even if the state in which he resides no longer does. "This decision is shocking and could reverse the benefits of every state's Tiered Registry laws as well as other post conviction relief," stated ACSOL...