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Action Alert: Lobbying in Sacramento February 5 [details]

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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.

Important News / Announcements

ACSOL Meeting January 26 in L.A.

Renowned Law Professor Eric Janus to Speak at ACSOL Conference

Action Alert: ACSOL Organizing State Capitol Meetings (February 5)

ACSOL Monthly Meetings 2019


Janice’s Journal: Justice an Important Pillar

As we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Day, it is important to remember that an essential pillar of his civil rights platform was Justice. ACSOL which is a civil rights organization has, in fact, adopted and advanced one of Dr. King’s best-known sayings about justice: “Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere” in our lobbying efforts in the state capitol. We credit the wisdom of Dr. King, as expressed in the saying above, as we recognize and celebrate that...

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Kat’s Blog: Blimey, Who Does Australia’s Fact Checking?

General News Feed

24 Jul 2012

A Call For Courage

Those who choose to serve the public are often confronted with unpleasantness and difficult decisions. Oftentimes those decisions, in order that they be correct ones which benefit society as a whole rather than one small segment of it, must fly in the face of public sentiment. The issue of child pornography is a highly volatile, emotionally charged one, but where it is the right...
23 Jul 2012

Would you Consider it Punishment?

A SOSEN Production. Pass it on. On YouTube
23 Jul 2012
A man who allegedly followed a 13-year-old girl and her 7-year-old sister into a park bathroom and fondled one of them was charged Monday with multiple counts of committing lewd acts on a child, according to the Orange County district attorney's office. Frank Zsemlye, 27, allegedly followed the girls into the women’s restroom at Modjeska Park in Anaheim on July 19 and pulled the...
23 Jul 2012

NJ: Due Process: Megan’s Law

It began in New Jersey 15 years ago when the murder-rape of 7-year-old Megan Kanka launched a nationwide movement - and laws in all 50 states. The idea was to keep tabs on sex offenders through town by town registries ... and, in the cases of those deemed most likely to strike again, to notify neighbors, schools and community institutions that a potential sexual...
23 Jul 2012
October 13. 2011 - There are so many problems with the current sex crime/offender system that it is overwhelming to think about it.  You can’t truly understand how dark life can be until you’ve been charged with a sex crime.  Once charged, you will be shocked at the new world in which you live, and the new identity you have assumed.  You will look...
20 Jul 2012

Sex offender law is wrong

In the Santa Maria Times - Your reporter wrote a fair and balanced article regarding Lompoc’s sex-offender ordinance, which prohibits sex offenders from residing in most parts of the city. The article was balanced in that it included statements from both sides of the issue. As the head of the California Reform Sex Offender Laws organization, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to restoring the rights...
18 Jul 2012
  CA RSOL spoke in opposition to the ordinance. It will go back to first reading and public comments. Simi Valley is deleting part of a proposed law that would make the city the first in Ventura County to ban registered sex offenders from having contact with trick-or-treating children on Halloween. The section would have required the 119 registered sex offenders in the city to...
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...
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