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

Monthly Meetings: May 18 – Sacramento, July 20 – Berkeley [details]
April 20 Meeting Audio [Listen / Download]

Emotional Support Group Meetings – Los Angeles:  Apr 27  [details]

ACSOL Conference June 14/15 in Los Angeles

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.

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20 Mar 2013
In the UK, in 38% of investigations linked to allegedly false claims referred to the Crown Prosecution Service between January 2011 and May 2012, the initial complaint of rape or domestic violence was made by someone other than the suspect. That's a shocking statistic, but it is consistent with what we know about false rape claims. Among those under 18 it was 50% and...
20 Mar 2013
De Pere becomes the first community in Northeast Wisconsin to repeal its sex offender residency ordinance. In a 5-to-3 vote last night, the city council moved to no longer limit where convicted sex offenders can live. For the last three years, registered sex offenders in De Pere, unless approved by a city residency board, could not live within 500 feet of where children gather, like...
20 Mar 2013
California Reform Sex Offender Laws (CA RSOL) filed a lawsuit in federal district court today challenging websites which identify individuals as sex offenders and include their personal information including names, photos, and home addresses as well as demand up to $500 for removal of that information from the websites. Offendex - Press Release
20 Mar 2013

Pending Legislation – AB 702

Bill introduced by Assembly member Ammiano that would instead establish 3 tiers of registration based on specified criteria, for periods of 10 years, 20 years, and life, respectively, as specified. Bill Info
19 Mar 2013
PASCO COUNTY, Fla. - Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with a videotaped sex act in the library at Fivay High School in Pasco County, according to a sheriff's statement. Deputies say a 17-year-old boy had sex with a 15-year-old girl, reportedly on tables behind some book shelves.  Thy say the act was videotaped by a 15-year-old boy and shared via Bluetooth transmission with...
19 Mar 2013

Los Alamitos amends sex offender law

LOS ALAMITOS – Looking to address potential legal issues surrounding sex-offender-related laws, the City Council on Monday night amended its code that bans registered sex offenders from public places. The local ordinance now narrows the definition of "sex offender" to those who specifically have been convicted of a sexual offence involving a minor. "This will ensure that the restriction serves to protect the public from...
19 Mar 2013

FL: Threats posted on Facebook are crimes

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida appeals court has decided that posting threats on one's personal Facebook page can be prosecuted under the state's "sending written threats to kill or do bodily harm" law. The 1st District Court of Appeal on Monday ruled in a case that a Facebook post could be considered a "sending" for the purposes of the law. Article
16 Mar 2013
HARBOR GATEWAY, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A sliver of land in Harbor Gateway South is about to be transformed in to Los Angeles' first "pocket park." It's just 1,000 square feet, but it's having a big impact on the community's sense of safety. "It takes care of the sex offenders and keeps the kids off the street gives them somewhere to play," said resident...
15 Mar 2013

Pending State Legislation

Below is a summary of bills pending in the California Legislature and CA RSOL's position on each proposed bill. Get involved! CA RSOL OPPOSES AB 201 - This bill would state that a local agency is not preempted by state law from enacting and enforcing an ordinance that restricts a registered sex offender from residing or being present at certain locations within the local...
13 Mar 2013

Two Victories for California RSOL

California RSOL has scored two victories in the cities of Simi Valley and Lancaster where city councils have agreed to relieve registrants from the burdens of sex offender ordinances passed in September 2012. The city of Simi Valley ordinance required registrants to post signs on the front door of their homes on Halloween while the city of Lancaster ordinance severely limited where registrants could...
13 Mar 2013
On March 12, 2013 the Lancaster City Council voted, in a first reading, to modify its current ordinance imposing restrictions and regulations on places that persons required to register under PC 290 may frequent. The modified ordinance includes restrictions only related to Halloween (see below). California RSOL attended several hearings last fall and spoke against the ordinance, and advised the City Council that the...
11 Mar 2013

Lancaster may ease offender policies

By: Craig Currier LANCASTER -In the face of a lawsuit challenging the city's six-month-old ban on registered sex offenders going near libraries, parks, museums and other public places, the City Council is expected to adopt a significantly scaled back version of the policy at its meeting Tuesday. The revised ordinance would eliminate all restrictions on the places where sex offenders may travel and frequent...
11 Mar 2013

LA sex offenders need rehabilitation

What is more innocent and idyllic than a public park? The idea of one, however, has taken a dark turn. Instead of existing for the sake of fun and perhaps a bit of fresh air, small “pocket” parks have opened up across the country in order to drive out sex offenders, according to the Denver Post. Jessica’s Law states that sex offenders cannot live...
10 Mar 2013
New York Times: LOS ANGELES — Parents who pick up their children at the bus stop in this city’s Harbor Gateway neighborhood say they often see men wearing GPS ankle bracelets and tell their children to stay away. Just up the street, 30 paroled sex offenders live in a single apartment building, including rapists and child molesters. More than 100 registered sex offenders live...
09 Mar 2013

General Comments March 2013

Comments that are not specific to a certain post should go here, for the month of March 2013. Contributions should relate to the cause and goals of this organization and please, keep it 'professional'.
08 Mar 2013

CA RSOL Opposes AB 321

The California Reform Sex Offender Laws organization and the 102,000 families it represents oppose Assembly Bill (AB) 321 as currently written because it would further reduce the locations at which a "sex offender" can reside.  That is, the bill would preclude "sex offenders" from living near a day care center or a foster home.  Current state law precludes "sex offenders" on parole from living...
08 Mar 2013
New San Diego County service may send the wrong signal on who does the most child molesting. Full Article / Poll
07 Mar 2013
Comment (made by someone on this story): Media hysteria and the uneducated public, as usual. One lady says "Once a sex offender always a sex offender in my book." Well, she needs another book. Youtube Video - KRON 4's J.R. Stone reports
07 Mar 2013

Do-It-Yourself RSOL Groups

On February 17, the first gathering of local registrants, family and friends assembled in Nipomo, San Luis Obispo County.  The CA RSOL members there intend to meet regularly to enjoy a space that welcomes all to the educational process of CA RSOL.  The 10 attendees shared food and in-depth discussions regarding the registry and how to encourage other registrants into forming similar gatherings.  These...
07 Mar 2013

[Updated] Doe v Harris

UPDATED --- DECISION EXPECTED on Monday, July 1 at 10 am to be argued on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at 9:00 a.m., in Los Angeles Ronald Reagan State Office Building300 South Spring, Street, Third Floor, North TowerLos Angeles, California, CA Supreme Court Calendar: http://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/calendars/SAPR13.PDF Case Info: http://appellatecases.courtinfo.ca.gov/search/case/dockets.cfm?dist=0&doc_id=1975459&doc_no=S191948  
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