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Monthly Meetings: Nov 21, Dec 19 – Details / Recordings

Emotional Support Group Meetings 2020 (Phone only)

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 Urges “NO” on Prop. 20, “YES” on Prop. 17

ACSOL and Allies Submit Formal Response to Proposed SORNA Regulations

ACSOL Declares Virtual Conference a Success

CA Supreme Court Considers Prop. 57 Case

General News Feed

18 Sep 2020
State officials are considering changes to the sex offender registry, starting with deeper data gathering to determine whether it is safe for more offenders to be removed from the system after long-term treatment and no repeat crimes. Full Article
17 Sep 2020
The in-person support group meeting in Sacramento resumes 9/24. The group is from 6:30 to 8 pm every Thursday. Please email SOSgroup4u@gmail.com for more information.
17 Sep 2020
[floridaactioncommittee.org -  9/17/20] A 54 year old person required to register as a sex offender was found dead with “suspicious head injuries” according to the Madison Wisconsin Police, A local alderman is calling for the closure of these “homeless encampments”, but fails to recognize that persons forced to register are generally not allowed in most shelters, are subject to restrictions on housing and are...
17 Sep 2020

CA: Number of Registrants Decreases Slightly

The number of Californians who are required to register has decreased slightly, according to a report made during today's meeting of the California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB). The CASOMB reported earlier this year a total of 109,627 registrants and today the board reported that there are about 500 few registrants. Specifically, the board reported today that there are 109,178 individuals who are required...
16 Sep 2020
The California Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments in the case, In re Gadlin (S254599), for October 7 starting at 9 a.m.  The Gadlin case is the first in a series of cases challenging regulations issued by the California Department of Corrections (CDC) that implement Proposition 57. At issue in this case is whether CDC can deny early consideration for parole to individuals who were previously...
16 Sep 2020
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a new bill Friday that will accelerate the process for expunging the felony records of formerly incarcerated volunteer firefighters. The new law is designed to make it far easier for them to earn an emergency medical technician certification, the first step in becoming a professional firefighter in most cities and counties. Full Article From AB 2147: 1203.4b. (a) (1) If...
16 Sep 2020
Online sex offender registries, which all 50 states maintain as a condition of federal funding, stigmatize the people listed in them long after they have completed their sentences, creating obstacles to housing and employment while exposing registrants to public humiliation, ostracism, threats, and violence. Three years ago, a federal judge ruled that such consequences amounted to cruel and unusual punishment of three men who...
16 Sep 2020

Kat’s Blog: Nevada’s “Self-Pay” Ruling

With every state having its own registry, its own frequently amended and expanded rules, it’s difficult enough for registrants to keep up with what’s going on in their own state, never mind other states. In case you missed it, here’s a gem of a ruling from Nevada that became effective on 6/5/19, that once again reaches into the wallet of registrants and also appears...
15 Sep 2020
[prnewswire.com - 9/15/20] ARIMA, Trinidad and Tobago, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OffenderWatch the leading sex offender registry management solution for law enforcement, and the Caribbean Committee Against Sex Crimes (CCASC), an initiative of nonprofit Zandoli USA, today announced a joint mission to deliver a network of sex offender registries across the 15 nations of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) that seeks to track sex offenders throughout the Caribbean and eventually across the world. "With this partnership, we...
14 Sep 2020
[thepatriotsreport.com - 9/13/20] Since former Vice President Joe Biden chose California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate, the latter has faced intense scrutiny over her controversial record as California’s attorney general. Harris’ record on sex crimes was especially awful. Nowhere is this better shown than in a 2015 legal opinion in which Harris ordered the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to stop...
14 Sep 2020
[floridaactioncommittee.org - 9/14/20] A local Michigan news paper ran this story yesterday, which spoke about the state of Michigan’s sex offender registry and how out of date and inaccurate it is. Essentially, since U.S. District Judge Robert Cleland declared parts of the State’s registry unconstitutional, Michigan has not been enforcing it. That means information on 44,000 people on their list has not been updated...
14 Sep 2020

New ACSOL Challenge for Donations

There is a new ACSOL challenge for donations.  A registrant who asked to be called "Anonymous" is offering a 2-for-1 challenge up to $2,500.  That is, he is willing to donate $2 for each $1 donated by someone else.  Donations are to be used to oppose the recently proposed SORNA regulations. "We greatly appreciate Anonymous and his offer to donate up to $2,500," stated...
14 Sep 2020
The California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB) will meet virtually on September 17 starting at 9:30 a.m. and the public is welcome to attend that meeting. In order to attend, you will need to sign up on the board's website at www.casomb.gov. Once there, click on the "Meetings" tab and sign up. The board will confirm that you have been signed up and even...
12 Sep 2020
[latimes.com - 9/11/20] SACRAMENTO —  Discrimination against LGBTQ people in sex crime convictions will be outlawed under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom late Friday evening. The measure, Senate Bill 145, will amend existing state law that allows judges to decide whether an adult convicted of having vaginal sexual intercourse with a minor should register as a sex offender in cases in which the...
11 Sep 2020
[latimes.com - 9/11/20] SACRAMENTO — A California bill intended to prevent discrimination against LGBTQ people in sex crime convictions has captured the attention of Republicans and far-right conspiracy theorists, who are demanding a veto from Gov. Gavin Newsom and say state Democratic leaders are putting teenagers at risk. The measure, Senate Bill 145, would amend existing state law that allows judges to decide whether an adult...
11 Sep 2020
There are at least four websites currently offering for sale merchandise with the message "Kill a Pedophile."  The websites are Amazon, Etsy, Killer Culture Shop and Scratshirt.  Merchandise being sold on these websites includes clothing and/or stickers. "The logos on some of the merchandise being sold include graphics of a person aiming a gun at the head of a bound man on his knees...
10 Sep 2020
[Maxwell Monty] “You cannot ever unplug that box! You are tethered to it!” shouted my parole agent during a recent phone conversation. The referred to apparatus is the black box that was installed in my apartment to maximize connection for maintenance checks with the GPS monitor on my ankle. Frequently, the box inexplicably emits beeps. When that happens, I unplug it, and five minutes...
10 Sep 2020

Texas Registrant Issues Financial Challenge to ACSOL

A registrant in Texas, who asked to be identified as "HB", has issued a financial challenge to ACSOL.  If ACSOL receives $1,000 or more during the next 30 days to oppose the proposed federal SORNA regulations, HB will donate an additional $1,000 to the organization. "Thank you, HB, for the challenge you are offering to ACSOL," stated ACSOL Executive Director Janice Bellucci.  "It is...
09 Sep 2020
[floridaactioncommittee.org - 9/9/20] Sadly, the homeless registrants in Miami-Dade lost their appeal to the 11th Circuit in a decision returned today. The loss was on a technicality – whether the suit can be construed as an “as applied” challenge vs. a “facial challenge”. The 11th circuit’s decision was that the plaintiffs didn’t bring their case “as applied” to the John Doe plaintiffs from the...
07 Sep 2020
[womenagainstregistry.org ] Last year WAR organized a massive media campaign with a focus on Halloween the impact to registered citizens and families. That campaign went to over 9,000 outlets. The DOJ Rule 72 recommendation was released mid-August asking for public comment prior to October 13, 2020. We are concerned with the pattern that is developing to further punish our registrants and families. In Millard...
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