ACSOL’s Conference Calls

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

Monthly Meetings: July 20 – Berkeley [details]

Emotional Support Group Meetings – Los Angeles:  June 22, July 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.

Important News / Announcements

Action Alert for CA Senate Bill 145: Call, Write and Show Up to the Assembly Public Safety Committee

We look forward to seeing you at ACSOL’s conference this Friday!

ACSOL Monthly Meetings 2019

General News Feed

13 May 2012
This is the twenty-sixth in a series of articles about Auburn-area homeless people, written by local attorney, author, and Sierra College Instructor, Bob Litchfield . The young man looks to be about twenty years old. But it turns out that he is actually 28. He has been homeless for about two years. Since he is a 290 registered sex offender, we will not use...
12 May 2012
Posting photos of sex offenders on the Internet and lumping all of those convicted of the crimes into one category is probably not keeping anyone safer, according to a member of the California board tasked with managing sex offenders. The question of how California deals with sex offenders was under scrutiny Thursday, as dozens of professionals from social workers to law enforcement officers met...
12 May 2012
Crafting Chelsea's Law ---- named for slain Poway teen Chelsea King ---- was a "bipartisan success," but other California laws to monitor sex offenders are problematic, state Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, said Friday. At a panel discussion with San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis in Mission Valley, Leno addressed a gathering of professionals from social workers to law enforcement officers, who were...
10 May 2012
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - He was a poster child for what was wrong with Michigan's sex offender registry -- a teen on the list for a one-night stand with an under-age girl. Then, the state passed sweeping reforms to the sex offender list,  and it appeared Rick McQuillin's name would be erased, and his life would change. A year later, Target 8 found his...
09 May 2012
Viewing child pornography online isn't a crime, the New York Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday in the case of a college professor whose work computer was found to have stored more than a hundred illegal images in its Web cache. Full Article
04 May 2012
When Kevin was 12 years old he was slapped with a felony. His school's principal caught him and his 10 year old friend sexually experimenting in the boy's bathroom. He says it was consensual, that he wasn't trying to hurt anyone, but Kevin was branded as a Level Two sex offender. His name and photo went up on Lewis County's sex offender website and...
02 May 2012
The Huffington Post: For thousands of years, every reasonable person knew that the sun revolved around the earth. After all, people could see it happen with their own eyes. And when Copernicus, Galileo, and Kepler used science to show otherwise, people laughed at them. It took a century for the idea that the earth revolved around the sun to even begin to catch on....
29 Apr 2012
February 8, 2012: The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors gave initial approval Tuesday to a law that will make it a crime for registered sex offenders to frequent public parks. Full Article  -  County Ordinance [hana-flv-player video="" width="400" height="330" description="" player="4" autoload="true" autoplay="false" loop="false" autorewind="true" /]
27 Apr 2012
Nearly half of the county's cities have adopted the 'child safety zone' law that bans sex offenders from parks, beaches, playgrounds and hiking trails. Critics say it's an ineffective feel-good measure. LA Times article mentioning California RSOL. Read more and comment.
26 Apr 2012

California Registrant’s Bill of Rights

CALIFORNIA REGISTRANTS’ BILL OF RIGHTS - October 2015 U.S. Constitution Freedom of Speech, Right to Assemble, Petition Government (1st Amendment) Freedom from Unreasonable Searches and Seizures (4th Amendment) Freedoms of Life, Liberty, Property, Due Process and Equal Protection (14th Amendment) California Constitution Total of 31 Articles enumerating rights (Section 1) Includes freedom to fish in public waters (Section 1, Article 25) CA Penal Code...
23 Apr 2012
WASHINGTON – The Justice Department is asking federal courts to let it cast a wider net in its effort to indefinitely lock up accused sexual predators, urging judges to detain men who have never been convicted of sexual assaults. Read the article on USAToday
22 Apr 2012
A Wisconsin church has recently begun holding biweekly church "adults only" services, in part as a way to allow convicted sex offenders to worship. Article on The Christian Post - Read More
20 Apr 2012
Tennessee senators approved an update to the state's abstinence-based sex education law that includes warnings against "gateway sexual activity." Full Article
19 Apr 2012

CA RSOL Supports Bill Requiring City Signs

The California State Assembly is currently considering legislation (AB 2086) that would require municipal jurisdictions that enact local ordinances that restrict the movement of registered citizens to post notices of those ordinances.  If passed, failure to post such notices would be punishable by a fine of $50,000.  The bill was amended on March 29 and introduced by Assemblyman Tom Amminao on February 23. Editor's Note: ...
13 Mar 2012
The Cypress City Council unanimously adopted a punitive ordinance that would deny the civil rights of registered citizens despite a recommendation from the City Attorney to delay further consideration in order to conduct further research. The City Attorney's recommendation was consistent with a request from California RSOL that was submitted in writing as well as addressed during the City Council meeting on March 12....
11 Mar 2012
California RSOL is featured in a new video released by Reason.TV.  The video is about 7 1/2 minutes long and focuses upon the state's life-time registry, including the recent attempt to create a tiered registry within California.  The video includes remarks from and footage of California RSOL organizer Janice Bellucci and State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano as well as an undisclosed California couple.  That couple...
10 Mar 2012
California RSOL will publicly oppose an ordinance proposed by the City of Cypress that would prohibit all registrants from (1) living with 2,000 feet of a school, park or day care center, (2) being in close proximity of a child safety zone, (3) staying in a hotel that already has a registrant guest, and (4) celebrating Halloween. The Cypress City Council will consider the...
21 Feb 2012
California RSOL will return to Los Angeles on April 21 for a regular monthly meeting.  The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. and be held at the ACLU Building, 1313 W. 8th Street, Los Angeles.  The meeting is open to registrants, family members and supporters only.  The meeting will include presentations by attorneys, pscyhologists and registrants who have successfully challenged residency restrictions and parole...
21 Feb 2012
Editor's Note: The article below was published in the National Catholic Review. It's amazing to read that the state of Missouri is considering such far-reaching measures. Let's continue to educate our lawmakers in California so that they, too, will consider and pass similar legislation. Should we reform the sex offender registry? by Mary Ann McGivern on Feb. 20, 2012 The Missouri legislature is debating...
20 Feb 2012
California RSOL continued its outreach to registrants, family members and supporters in Los Angeles on February 18. About 50 people attended the meeting held at the ACLU building which focused upon issues challenging registrants as well as potential future actions of the organization. The group discussed the recent defeat of Assembly Bill 625 as well as the opportunity to provide input for legislation next...