Tag: registrant

Who Wrote the Book on Homelessness?

WLRN/ Miami/South Florida ran an excellant article entitled “Sex Offenders Sent to Homeless Encampment told to Find Housing, But Where?” The encampment at Northwest 36th Court and 71st Street is at the edge of Hialeah and Miami.  It’s the warehouse…

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…

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…

Do They Hire Felons?

Chances are that if you are on the registry and labeled a sex offender, you are also labeled a felon.  That’s just the way it works, two labels for the price of one. Aren’t our laws just dandy? This brief…

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…