Category: registry

No More Suicides, Please!

Today I read about a Las Vegas Metro police officer who committed suicide by asphyxiation on July 24, 2017. He was facing up to 45 years in prison for child pornography charges. He was 24 when he was arrested and…

The “Weight” of the Registry

The weight of the world is on my shoulders. Or that’s how it seems most of the time. And I’m not even a registrant, I’m just a family member of a registrant. So if the burden of the registry is…

Why Oh Why Wyoming?

Well, if you were planning a move or a summer vacation to Wyoming, you might want to think twice. Registrants in Wyoming as well as those traveling through the state will now have to empty their wallets to fatten the…

Analogy for The Supreme Court

An exellent article in “Collateral Consequences Resource Center” by Bidish Sarma addresses the question we’ve all asked, “hasn’t society’s war on sex offenders who have already completed criminal sentences, gone too far?” We all know the answer, of course it’s…

Welcome To Our World

Out of Florida comes a recent article about a Lake County woman who just wanted to take her family to Disney World. Imagine her shock when she is denied hotel access, is detained at Disney World and the authorities notified…

Are You “Moved” By A Sex Offender?

Out of Ft. Myers, Florida comes a news article that I need to comment on. Effective October 1, 2017, all moving companies in Florida must notify customers if the moving company they’ve hired has a convicted  sex offender working for…

Shaming the Constitution

Shaming the Constitution: The Detrimental Results of Sexual Violent Predator Legislation by Michael L. Perlin and Heather Ellis Cucolo, Temple University Press 2017 is a must read for registrants and their families. This book provides interesting and accurate information courts…

Don’t Ever Pee Behind A Tree

Journalists, you’ve got to love em, they mean well, well, most of them. Journalist’s  Amy Iverson’s article “Should Sex Offenders Be Banned From Facebook?”/Deseret News/Utah was probably well-meant.  The piece, written after the recent oral arguments to the North Carolina…