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Monthly Meetings 2019 [details]
Emotional Support Group: (Los Angeles) 12/22 [details]

Registration Laws for all 50 States

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

Janice's Journal

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...

Janice’s Journal: Three Courts Issue Three Harmful Decisions

Janice’s Journal: Voting Rights Act for Registrants May Be Required

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General News Feed

13 Nov 2018
The Supreme Court will soon consider whether to grant a certiorari petition filed by Arizona, which involves a voter-approved amendment to the Arizona Constitution rendering a defendant categorically ineligible for bail if "the proof is evident or the presumption great" that he committed sexual assault. In a 4-3 divided opinion, the Arizona Supreme Court concluded that this amendment was unconstitutional. Arizona has sought review...
09 Nov 2018
North Carolina's Supreme Court is re-evaluating whether forcing sex offenders to be perpetually tracked by GPS-linked devices, sometimes for the rest of their lives, is justified or a Constitution-violating unreasonable search. The state's highest court next month takes up the case of repeat sex offender Torrey Grady. It comes three years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in his case that mandating GPS ankle...
08 Nov 2018
AUDIO UPLOADED - Please join Janice Bellucci and ACSOL President Chance Oberstein, a criminal defense attorney, for our next phone meeting. The conference call will be on Saturday, November 17 at 10 am Pacific Time (1:00 Eastern) and will last from 2 to 3 hours. Topics of conversation will include information about the domestic and overseas travel, the Tiered Registry, residency restrictions and other...
07 Nov 2018
In a key ballot initiative, Florida will restore voting rights to citizens convicted of certain felonies after they have served their sentences, including prison terms, parole and probationary periods, AP has projected. Voting rights will not be restored to those convicted of murder or felony sexual offenses. Full Article
06 Nov 2018

General Comments November 2018

Comments that are not specific to a certain post should go here, for the month of November 2018. Contributions should relate to the cause and goals of this organization and please, keep it courteous and civil.
06 Nov 2018

Living with 290: Finding Work

I was convicted in federal court of distribution and possession of child pornography in January 2008. I was sentenced to 151 months, which, after good time, was a little under 11 years. I was released from prison in June 2018 and sent to a halfway house in Indiana, about three hours from my home. While there, I was encouraged to work, because you have...
04 Nov 2018
A Joliet woman was apparently registering her children at a daycare when she violated the requirements of her sex offender status, according to court transcripts. Full Article
04 Nov 2018
Staff in an Aurora school office staff mistakenly flagged a man as a registered sex offender when he and his family went to his son’s middle school for a recent event. Full Article
03 Nov 2018
[ -  10/20/2018] One of my associates has recently joined the boring world of land brokerage and has been training for a few months. A couple of days ago she contacted me to notify me of this public forum for the real estate industry called “Bigger Pockets”. A discussion began on October 9th entitled “Inheriting a ‘sexually violent predator against children’ tenant” was stated...
01 Nov 2018
[ - 11/1/18] Tulsa police say that the new laws will prevent registrants from living in the entire city of Tulsa. The law affects the entire state [1:35]. Watch the video  
31 Oct 2018
With Halloween Wednesday, children across the valley will take to the streets for a night of trick or treating. How do you know whose doors they're knocking on...and if your kids are safe? Police gave News Channel 3's Jake Ingrassia an exclusive look at their secret operation working behind the scenes to keep tabs on the valley's registered sex offenders. Full Article / Video...
30 Oct 2018
[ - 10/30/18] ACKSON, Georgia (WSYX/WTTE) — A Georgia sheriff's office is placing "No Trick-or-Treat" signs in sex offenders' yards in an effort to keep children safe. "As Sheriff, there is nothing more important to me than the safety of your children," said Butts County Sheriff Gary Long. "This Halloween, my office has placed signs in front of every registered sex offender's house to...
29 Oct 2018
Coalinga, California - A convicted child sex predator who's currently being housed in a state mental hospital in Coalinga wants to run for city council district 5 seat. An election flyer is being passed around the state hospital telling inmates to vote for Micheal St. Martin as a write-in candidate for the district 5 seat.  Full Article Related:  
29 Oct 2018
A group that says it advocates for 'rational sexual offense laws' is organizing a nationwide Halloween hotline and vows to hold local governments, law enforcement agencies and parole/probation officers accountable if "the constitutional rights of law-abiding, registered sex offenders are violated under the pretext of protecting the public on Halloween." Full Article NARSOL Announcment Halloween Marathon October 31st, 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. EDT Please...
29 Oct 2018
Why do we scare ourselves about how much our kids are at risk? Full Article
27 Oct 2018

The modern Leper: Sex Offender Law reform

Everyone who is reasonable admits (nowadays) that homosexuality is not a disease, nor should the LGBTQIA+ community be treated as irredeemable. However, there is a growing population of people, starting as low as age 7, that the law and society have decided to treat the way it used to treat the LGBT folks: “Sex Offenders.” The Sex Offender Registry (SOR) laws are one of...
27 Oct 2018
In United States v. Haymond, the justices will weigh in on a challenge to the constitutionality of a federal law that requires additional prison time for sex offenders who violate the terms of their supervised release. Full Article
26 Oct 2018
[ - 10/23/18] SALEM, Mo. -- We are now just 8 days away from Halloween and one local sheriff's office here in the Ozarks wants to make it a safe night for all the kids going door to door. That's why the Dent Co sheriff's office wants a particular group of people to put a sign outside their home. The Dent County Sheriff's Office...
25 Oct 2018
The California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB) today revealed current statistics regarding registrants during its monthly meeting. According to the board, the total number of individuals required to register in the state of California is 106,915. Of that total number, there are 77,451 registrants living "in community", that is outside of jail, prison or state hospitals. Within the group of registrants "living in community",...
25 Oct 2018

CA: Governor Vetoes Eight Sex Offender Bills

Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a total of eight sex offender bills, passed by the state legislature, that could have negatively impacted registrants and their families.  Of that total, three of the bills were authored by Assembly member Lorena Gonzales-Fletcher who attempted to stop the Tiered Registry Bill last year. "We thank Governor Brown for protecting registrants and their families," stated ACSOL Executive Director Janice...