Student Newspaper Opinion: Abolish the Registry

An encouraging student voice says, “ABOLISH THE SEX-OFFENDER REGISTRY.” Opinion writer Ben Edwards, writing in the University of Alaska-Anchorage student newspaper, The Northern Light, puts together a cogent argument in favor of abolishing the sex-offender registry. An excerpt: The sex offender registry is premised under a largely outdated concept of sexual violence. When these registriesContinue reading “Student Newspaper Opinion: Abolish the Registry”

Notice to the World: Those on the Registry Are NOT Second-class Citizens

by Sandy Rozek, NARSOL This is a special announcement about some special people. People who are affected by the registry laws are doing so many wonderful things. We have a group of great people in our Humans on the Registry Project – and we want more. Please check it out and apply if you have a positiveContinue reading “Notice to the World: Those on the Registry Are NOT Second-class Citizens”

Watch the Trailer for ‘Untouchable’

Stream it starting January 15 on Amazon, iTunes and Google Play. FACT: More people are now listed on sex-offender registries than are currently in jail in the US. It’s an amazing statistic that illuminates one of the darkest corners of our criminal justice system: our fear-based approach to dealing with sex offenders. So why do we have these massive lists? AreContinue reading “Watch the Trailer for ‘Untouchable’”