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Janice’s Journal: Church Guidelines Repeat Myths, Spread Fear

It is essential that registrants have access to church services because for some registrants the ability to worship at a church is more important than food, shelter and clothing. In the words of North Carolina attorney Glenn Gerding, “Given….residency and employment restrictions, as well as societal discrimination against and vilification of sex offenders, churches are often the last hope for...

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General News Feed

16 Jul 2012
Reentry through Employment: A Comprehensive Approach to Reintegrating the  Formerly Incarcerated -  Supported by the Bureau of Justice Assistance An Event Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor Register now for this summit event, which will focus on successful state and local approaches to reentry, challenges to reentry for special populations, and  model programs adopted by the business community. Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis...
16 Jul 2012

RI: ACLU to challenge sex offender law

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - The Rhode Island Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is holding a news conference Monday afternoon. The RI ACLU plans to announce the filing of a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a state law that makes it a felony for a sex offender to reside within 300 feet of a school. The suit is being brought on behalf of...
12 Jul 2012
A Gaston County jury said that Pastor Keith Devon Pettis used his role as a foster parent to sexually abuse a 12-year-old girl. A group of Pettis’ parishioners and family disagrees. That group has hosted rallies in support of the 45-year-old man, and his case will be at the center of a march and rally scheduled for Saturday. Full Article
12 Jul 2012
In the small community of Oakdale, the word of a sex predator on its streets spread fast. “Everybody was on edge. It was all over town, on Facebook, saying watch your kids cause it is a small town. We’re only 18,000 people,” said resident Stan Johnson. A 16-year-old girl at Oakdale High reported being taken at knifepoint and raped. It was the first alleged...
12 Jul 2012
LAKEPORT -- Jury selection is under way for the trial of a Lakeport man accused of killing another man nearly five years ago using information he received from California's online Megan's Law sex offender registry. Ivan Garcia Oliver, 34, faces three felonies, including murder, in connection with the November 2007 stabbing death of Michael A. Dodele, 67, who was listed as a sex offender...
10 Jul 2012
A Huntington Beach man was sentenced Friday to 65 years to life in state prison for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a developmentally disabled 7-year-old girl. Daniel Vlas Flores, 30, was found guilty in April of multiple sex crimes against a child, including kidnapping, sodomy and intercourse. His victim only managed to escape because of the efforts of her 8-year-old friend, who managed to get...
06 Jul 2012
Is Internet access and online freedom of expression a basic human right? The United Nations’ Human Rights Council unanimously backed that notion in a resolution passed Thursday. The resolution says that all people should be allowed to connect to and express themselves freely on the Internet. All 47 members of the Human Rights Council, including notoriously censorship-prone countries such as China and Cuba, signed...
05 Jul 2012
A Santa Ana city councilman abused his power as a high-ranking county official by targeting and luring at least seven female employees to his office and other locations to hug, kiss and touch them inappropriately over a period of eight years, prosecutors said Tuesday.  Carlos Bustamante, a former administration manager at the Orange County public works department, has been charged with a dozen felonies,...
04 Jul 2012
» Updated with CA RSOL Letter to Simi Valley CC « » City Council Meeting Monday, July 16, 6:30 pm « "Each offender would be required to post a sign stating, "No candy or treats at this residence." -  "Council members voiced support for the measure, which will be brought back for adoption at their July 16 meeting." Simi Valley is on track to become...
03 Jul 2012

If It Saves One Child

It would be difficult today to find a person who had no idea what the sex offender registry is. It would be equally difficult to find someone with only a passing interest who didn't feel that it is a good thing to have. It started in most states as a law enforcement tool identifying repeat, sexually violent child predators. It now has an estimated...
02 Jul 2012
WILMINGTON, Calif. (KTLA) -- Concerned residents in Wilmington held a community meeting Tuesday to discuss their options to stop sex offenders from moving to town. The residents also wanted to find out why more sex offenders are living in Wilmington than in outlying areas. The city's zip code is home to at least 177 registered offenders. Compared to numbers of offenders living in nearby...
01 Jul 2012

CA RSOL San Francisco Meeting July 28

California RSOL will lead a meeting of registrants and family members in San Francisco on Saturday, July 28, starting at 10 a.m.  The meeting will be held at the Unity Church, 2222 Bush Street.  Topics to be covered include registration, residency restrictions and pending legislation.  Speakers include lawyers and psychologists who specialize in providing services to registrants.
29 Jun 2012
VIEW THE TRAILER / BACK THIS PROJECT! Synopsis: American Sex Offender is an ambitious, groundbreaking, and unprecedented feature-length documentary film that reveals the untold story of hundreds of thousands of America’s most shunned social outcasts: registered “sex offenders”. By creatively interweaving the human stories of real registrants, expert commentary on America’s unjust and inefficient laws, the filmmaker’s personal story, and shocking cases of punishments...
26 Jun 2012
Despite the obvious disconnect between teens’ online behaviors and parents’ knowledge of them, parents continue to exude a sense of confidence and control. Most parents insist they’re in control when it comes to mentoring their teen’s online behaviors. Yet, many teens believe their parents are in the dark. More than three in four parents express confidence they know how to find out what their...
26 Jun 2012
We might feel at ease knowing that, if a sex offender moved into our neighborhood, we’d have to be informed. But does that really protect our children? In Tom Perrotta’s novel, Little Children, a convicted sex offender moves back to the town where he grew up to live with his mother. Isolated and ostracized, he nonetheless ventures to the town swimming pool one steamy...
26 Jun 2012

HUD: Sex Offender Policy Requirements Updated

On June 12,  the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued Notice H 2012-11 State Registered Lifetime Sex Offenders in Federally Assisted Housing, which reiterates statutory- and regulatory-based responsibilities to prohibit admission to federally assisted housing for individuals subject to a lifetime registration requirement under a state sex offender registration program, and supersedes Notice H 2009-11. The new policies stem, in part,...
26 Jun 2012
An Oregon church is challenging a requirement by its insurance company that it disclose the identity of sex offenders to other congregants, allow offenders to attend only one predetermined service and assign them an escort. Pastor Chad McComas of Set Free Christian Fellowship in Medford said his church disclosed that known sex offenders were among the 100 members. Church Mutual insurance company on May...
23 Jun 2012

Dear Child Advocate – A Letter

Dear Child Advocate: Mr. Sandusky is not a Monster as the public and media are labeling him! He is a human being who had/has many good qualities and has become a SICK Opportunist who has been allowed to repeat his behavior because of current laws and Society has once again turned their back on a man who needed treatment fourteen years ago. There are...
22 Jun 2012

CA RSOL Presentations in San Francisco

California RSOL members will make three important presentations on July 27 during a hearing conducted by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in San Francisco.  Presentations will be made by CA RSOL State Organizer Janice Bellucci regarding the impact of the state's lifetime registry. She will be joined by registrants Ken Woods, a former physician, and Frank Lindsay, author of "We're All in...
20 Jun 2012

Santa Ana City Council Meeting Video

Video from the Santa Ana City Council Meeting on May 21. CA RSOL spoke in opposition to the proposed ordinance banning registrants from parks, libraries and recreational facilities. The ordinance was passed unanimously. [hana-flv-player video="https://all4consolaws.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/santaanaccmeeting_20120521_001.flv" width="320" height="240" description="" player="4" autoload="true" autoplay="false" loop="false" autorewind="true" /]