The Supreme Court’s imprimatur on free speech for individuals convicted of sex offenses could—and should— lead the way to future legal challenges of these bans.
FEARLESS meets at 9 a.m. at Holy Family Church in downtown Omaha on Saturday, October 12.
Jurisdictions that ban individuals on sex offender registries from participating in any Halloween activities, require registrants to post signs in their yards during Halloween, or round up registrants for the duration of trick-or-treating do not make children safer. Instead, these approaches create a false sense of safety.
In 2009, those who promulgated LB 285 -- the Nebraska version of the Adam Walsh Act -- filed a Statement of Fiscal Impact that erroneously claimed the bill would have no budget impact. That was just plain untrue. A major argument in favor of LB 285 was that Nebraska would avoid having 10 percent of [...]
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The Illinois Sex Offenses and Sex Offender Registration Task Force completed an exhaustive study published in December 2017, which concluded that registries and residency restrictions do not protect anyone. Regarding registration and public notification, the report says "most studies find no reduction in sexual recidivism as a result of sex offender registration and notification." On [...]
Halloween season is upon us. You're going to see some news media who still buy into the Halloween Hoax -- that is the lie that somehow people who are on the public-shaming registry website prey on trick-or-treaters. Let's get this clear: There is no such danger. Research proves that people on the registry do not [...]
The Nebraska law passed as LB 285 in 2009 causes homelessness, causes joblessness and encourages violence against Registered Citizens and their families. Learn how to lawfully fight back.
We advocate for those on the registry, not because we are soft on crime but because the registry is unconstitutional.
As demonstrated by the recent case of Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire long accused of molesting underage girls, local prosecutors and judges have wide discretion to overlook wealthy offenders while imposing impossible restrictions on poorer ones.