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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

ACSOL December 18, 2021 Zoom Meeting

ACSOL is fighting for you! Read how

ACSOL National Action Alert: Retired Military Registrants Denied Access to Military Bases – Were You Also Denied?

National Action Alert: Write and Call! SORNA Regulations Moving Forward, Now Awaiting AG Approval

ACSOL Training for CA Tiered Registry Petitions Video Replay Is Now Available

CA: Public Defender Offices Available to Assist Registrants Petition for Removal

General News Feed

01 Nov 2021
An anonymous donors has offered to match up to $5,000 in donations in order to challenge the proposed SORNA regulations which were published in the Federal Register in August 2020 and approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in October 2021.  Under the terms of the challenge grant, the donor will provide $1 for every $1 in donations from others. "We thank...
01 Nov 2021

General Comments Nov 2021

Comments that are not specific to a certain post should go here, for the month of Nov 2021. Contributions should relate to the cause and goals of this organization and please, keep it courteous and civil. This section is not intended for posting links to news articles without additional relevant comment.
31 Oct 2021
Source: wevv.com 10/30/21 Halloween is nearly here. Soon thousands of Tri-State children will flock to the streets for their fill of candy and frights, but while costumes monsters and villains are out in good fun, there's a fear real predators might be lurking in the shadows. "You don't know what situation you're going to be faced with, which can be scary," Trish Crawford said....
29 Oct 2021
The Alliance for Constitutional Sex Offense Laws (ACSOL) will conduct a meeting on Monday, November 1 starting at 3 p.m. (Pacific) to discuss the proposed SORNA regulations. ACSOL President Chance Oberstein and ACSOL Executive Director Janice Bellucci will lead that meeting using Zoom technology. The recording of the meeting is now available here. Click here to learn how to fight these terrible SORNA regulations...
29 Oct 2021
Perhaps it is fitting that the proposed SORNA regulations, which were dormant for more than a year, have resurfaced during the week before Halloween. That is because the proposed regulations can be viewed as a creature often reported to be seen on Halloween, that is, a vampire. Vampires come in many shapes and sizes. For example, there are vampire bats which are small in...
29 Oct 2021

The sexually violent predator next door

Source: latimes.com 10/29/21 Lawtis Donald _____ sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl in Florida in 1969 and was sentenced to 12 years in prison. When he got out — but while still on parole — he came to California, where he sexually assaulted three more underage girls, separately, luring them each into his car by posing as a fashion photographer. Then, while he was being...
29 Oct 2021
Source: dailybreeze.com 10/28/21 Three men were sentenced to 15 years to life in prison after pleading no contest this week to killing a registered sex offender during a home-invasion robbery in his Redondo Beach apartment in 2017, authorities said. Taylor John Cervantes, 26, of Hawthorne, Myles Jorge Sawyer, 28, and his brother, Brandon Scott Takeo Sawyer, 27, both of Torrance, were handed their sentences...
28 Oct 2021
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved proposed SORNA regulations issued more than a year ago.  This is a significant step forward toward finalization of the regulations which are now under consideration by U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland. Many registrants would have to register every three months, disclose their mail addresses, disclose what websites they log on to, disclose where they travel...
27 Oct 2021
Source: wglt.org 10/27/21 McLean County social service leaders say they aren’t yet seeing the impact of the end of the COVID-19 pandemic eviction moratorium – but they’ve been preparing. During a McLean County League of Women Voters forum about homelessness Tuesday night, Matt Burgess, chief executive officer of Home Sweet Home Ministries (HSHM), said he’s already been in talks with a property management company...
27 Oct 2021
Source: wjhl.com 10/27/21 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The overhauled online registry of sex offenders in the state launched this week and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says it gives the public valuable resources related to personal and digital safety. The new sex offender registry shares personal information; not only for where they live but also where they work. Near the top of the new...
27 Oct 2021

Sex Offenders: Fear vs. Fact on Halloween

Source: thecrimereport.org 10/26/21 Media fearmongering over “Registered Sex Offenders” in the community has become an annual Halloween tradition in the same way as razor blades and poison in candy. Wendy Murphy (who famously stated she “never met a false rape claim” during the Duke Lacrosse case) declared in the Boston Herald that “Halloween is like Christmas for sex offenders,” and local news outlets are...
26 Oct 2021
Source: inquirer.com 10/24/21 The police disinformation about passengers watching the SEPTA rape is just one of a series of cop lies rocking the U.S. political debate. Enough is enough! You know the old adage that a lie travels halfway around the world before the truth gets a chance to put its pants on. In the aftermath of a shocking rape aboard a SEPTA El...
26 Oct 2021
Source: lostcoastoutpost.com 10/14/21 The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has recently received reports of a phone scam targeting local PC 290 Registrants. As part of this scam, the caller claims they are from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and tells the victim that due to “new laws”, they are now out of compliance with current PC 290 registration requirements. The scammer tells the victim that...
26 Oct 2021

She Poses as Teen Girls to Catch Pedophiles Online

Source: thedailybeast.com 10/26/21 The new Discovery+ series “Undercover Underage” trails Roo Powell, who regularly poses as young girls—employing a variety of disguises—to catch child sexual predators online. Filling the vacuum left by NBC’s popular To Catch a Predator (which last aired in 2007), Undercover Underage charts the efforts of intrepid activists to identify and gather evidence on child predators so that local law enforcement...
25 Oct 2021
Source: dailymail.co.uk 10/25/21 The new mayor of a village in a Chicago suburb unleashed a firestorm after it has emerged that she hired a registered child sex offender who worked on her campaign to be the town's code enforcement officer - a job that requires him to inspect inside homes and businesses. Trustees in the Village of Dolton - a community of 23,000 located...
25 Oct 2021
Source: haaretz.com 10/25/21 'A very sensitive kid' is how classmates describe the 16-year-old accused of murdering a convicted sex offender, after seducing him using Instagram. In a journal, he recounts the murder in detail, including carving a swastika with a knife About two months ago, the central district of the Israeli State Prosecutor’s Office filed an official indictment on the charge of aggravated murder....
25 Oct 2021
Source: justice.gov 10/25/21 ST. THOMAS, USVI – U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that the Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands has received a $400,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice in support of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act. The award from the DOJ’s Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART) supports the vital work of...
25 Oct 2021
Source: pewtrusts.org 12/3/20 More than 3.5 million, or 1 in 72, adults were on probation in the United States at the end of 2018—the most recent year for which U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) data is available—more than triple the number in 1980.1 Nationwide, on any given day, more people are on probation than in prisons and jails and on parole combined. At...
25 Oct 2021
Source: washtimesherald.com 10/13/21 LOOGOOTEE – The fact that a convicted sex offender has opened a tattoo shop near a preschool brought out an overflow crowd of more than 30 to Tuesday’s Loogootee City Council meeting. Makenzie Wagoner, 19, made an impassioned plea for city officials and the public at large to take action to protect young children. She does not want the business closed,...
25 Oct 2021
Source email from Women Against Registry 10/25/21 Our next guest in The WAR Room will be Alex Gittinger on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021 at 5 PM Pacific Time, 7 PM Central Time. Alex will share his story and insights into how the registry can impact mental health. Pre-registration is required! Alex is Group Lead and Board Member with Alliance for Constitutional Sex Offense Laws...
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