Are we all Sex Offenders?

That is the question Galen Baughman asks in this TEDx lecture, given to a college audience in New York last November. Baughman spent nine years in a Virginia prison, for having consensual sex with his 14-year-old boyfriend when he was 19 years old. He won his freedom in a historic civil commitment trial. Watch theContinue reading “Are we all Sex Offenders?”

ACTION ALERT! House Vote Scheduled on International Megan’s Law!

A vote is scheduled in the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday on International Megan’s Law. This has already passed the Senate. More information from National RSOL. ACTION ALERT!Contact YOUR national HOUSE representatives TODAY via email, and then CALL their office again on Monday. Here is a link to locate YOUR representative:¬†http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/ Be sure to identifyContinue reading “ACTION ALERT! House Vote Scheduled on International Megan’s Law!”

We Must Stop This

On August 7, 2015, the United States Sentencing Commission introduced a proposed amendment, “crime of violence” to include non-contact CP offenders. The Commission is currently reviewing criminal research data and federal sentencing statistics. The proposed amendment would then be promulgated to amend Section 4B1.2(a)(2) of the sentencing guidelines, which would be submitted to Congress NOContinue reading “We Must Stop This”