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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.

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Important News / Announcements

Action Alert for CA: Support for the release of Mr. Badger to San Diego County by April 9

Action Alert for CA: Make Calls Now That Senate Rules Committee Advanced Senate Bill 615

ACSOL Phone Meeting April 17

Janice's Journal

General News Feed

23 Mar 2021
[thedickinsonpress.com - 3/23/21] Fargo-area politicians and activists will no doubt have a lot of success milking this issue for notoriety, and donations, but even if they're successful in implementing a policy, and even if that local policy withstands legal scrutiny under state law, it isn't likely to change much of anything. MINOT, N.D. — Bias crime laws, the new lingo for hate crime laws,...
23 Mar 2021
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, April 17, beginning at 10 a.m. Pacific time and will last at least two hours. This meeting will be recorded and then posted as an audio recording within 24 hours....
23 Mar 2021
[eastbaytimes.com - 3/23/21] Less than a year ago, Martin Vargas Arellano pleaded with a U.S. Immigration Court judge for humanitarian parole from the ICE Processing Center in Adelanto, saying his only wish was to “lead a quiet life and be at peace.” Suffering from myriad ailments — diabetes, hypertension, hepatitis C, cellulitis and gout — the 55-year-old San Bernardino man was among the most...
22 Mar 2021
[nbclosangeles.com - 3/22/21] California is one of 11 states that still distinguish between spousal rape and rape, after Minnesota most recently eliminated the exception in 2019, according to proponents. The law currently requires anyone convicted of rape to register, but those convicted of spousal rape must register only under certain circumstances such as if the spouse was sentenced to state prison. It wasn't until...
22 Mar 2021
[waff.com - 3/22/21] HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - One week ago, Huntsville City and non-profit leaders announced that people living in a large homeless camp known as “tent city” would have to move. It was located on Mill Street, and was inside of the Church Street construction zone. We went to the location today and there are still a lot of tents, clothes, and personal...
22 Mar 2021

TSA Precheck Available to Most Registrants

[ACSOL] TSA precheck is available to most people who have been convicted of a sex offense.  In fact, the only registrants who are categorically excluded from the TSA precheck are those convicted of rape or aggravated assault. The list of those who are not eligible for TSA precheck includes, but is not limited to, individuals on a terrorist watchlist as well as those who...
21 Mar 2021
I will be thirty five in about a month and a half. From time to time I reflect on my life so far. The good, bad, indifferent, mundane, thrilling, and horrifying moments alongside what I chose to do, what was chosen for me, and what I've not done. While I was looking forward to making some significant life changes in 2020 the pandemic has...
19 Mar 2021
[citynews1130.com - 3/17/21] MADISON, Wis. — Prosecutors charged a Wisconsin judge with multiple counts of possession of child pornography Wednesday. State Department of Justice attorneys filed seven felony counts against Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Brett _____. Each count carries a maximum sentence of 25 years in prison. Brett _____, 38, was scheduled to make his initial court appearance Wednesday in Dane County. His attorney,...
19 Mar 2021
ACSOL will conduct its annual conference on Friday, September 17 and Saturday, September 18, 2021.  Similar to its conference last year, this year's conference will be held virtually using Zoom technology that will allow individuals to choose between audio only or audio and video participation. "We are pleased to announce that Jill Levenson, PhD, has agreed to make a keynote presentation at this year's...
18 Mar 2021
[wandtv.com - 3/18/21] SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – A bill moving through the Illinois House of Representatives would change how close a registered sex offender could live to a school, playground, or childcare facility. HB3913 would amend the Unified Code of Correction and allow a registered sex offender to reside within 250 feet of any the restricted facilities. State law currently requires they live 500...
18 Mar 2021
[wavy.com - 3/18/21] ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – On Monday the Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Office partnered with the United States Marshals Service to conduct a Sex Offender Enforcement and Compliance Operation. According to authorities, the purpose of the operation was to ensure that the eighty registered sex offenders in Pasquotank County were in compliance with state laws, and the Adam Walsh Act. The Adam Walsh...
18 Mar 2021
[nonpareilonline.com - 3/18/21] The Senate Judiciary Committee advanced legislation that would require any individual on a sex offender registry in another state who moves to Iowa to be placed on Iowa’s sex offender registry for as long as they are required in the other state, or by Iowa law, whichever is longer. Sen. Zach Whiting, R-Spirit Lake, said state law enforcement officials expressed concern...
18 Mar 2021
[sfchronicle.com - 3/18/21] TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A loophole in Florida's sexual offender registration law would be closed under a Senate bill unanimously passed Thursday in response to a child molester who didn't have to register because he didn't pay a court-ordered fine. A judge ruled last year that Ray La Vel James of Tampa, who spent 12 years in prison after being convicted...
18 Mar 2021
Please write to oppose California Senate Bill 615, which would harm the LGBTQ community! Senator Melissa Melendez (Republican, Riverside) has introduced a bill, that if enacted into law, would significantly reduce the benefits of former Senate Bill 145, authored by Senator Scott Wiener (Democrat, San Francisco).  Specifically, the Senate Bill 615 would require anyone convicted of committing certain sexual acts with a minor more...
18 Mar 2021
The California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB) reported today that the number of registrants in California has increased slightly, from a total of 108,106 to a total of 108,189, during the past month. In addition, the number of registrants living in the community has increased from 82,526 to 82,585. There were slight decreases, however, in the number of registrants who are in violation (from...
18 Mar 2021
[variety.com - 3/17/21] After a story in Variety in November exposed the fact that registered sex offender — and noted cinematographer — Adam ____ has been a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences since 2007, the organization has taken action and removed him. An Academy source confirmed to Variety that Adam ____ is no longer a member. When asked for...
18 Mar 2021

MN: Upcoming sex offense bills

[leg.mn.gov] Minnesota State Legislature bill search by "Crimes and Criminals-Sexual Offenses" The following is a partial list of proposed bills / laws regarding sex offenses that could possibly be up for a vote this legislative session. Use the link above to do a current search. 1. SF1730 / No HR introduced – Sex trafficking of a child added to the definition of “Substantial Child...
17 Mar 2021
[newshub.co.nz - 3/17/21] Former NZ First MP Darroch Ball, who advocates on behalf of victims, has described the Greens as "out of touch" for opposing the registration of child sex offenders. Nearly 600 child sex offenders will be put back on the national register after MPs rushed through urgent, retrospective changes on Wednesday to the Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Government Agency Registration) Act...
17 Mar 2021

Patty Wetterling

[floridaactioncommittee.org - 3/17/21] Dear Florida Action Committee Members and Advocates, So much respect is deserved by Patty Wetterling. In 1989, Patty’s son Jacob was abducted and killed near their home in Minnesota. Three years after Jacob’s abduction, Minnesota enacted a registry in his memory and a couple years after that, the federal government did the same. In fact, the Jacob Wetterling Crimes Against Children...
16 Mar 2021
[syracuse.com - 3/16/21] Dr. William M. Valenti is a New York state-licensed physician in practice in Rochester. He has worked in HIV medicine, research and HIV health policy since 1981. Anne Kelsey is a staff attorney at the Center for HIV Law and Policy, in Brooklyn. In 1999, Nushawn Williams pleaded guilty to two counts of statutory rape and two counts of reckless endangerment...
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