Nebraska FEARLESS the subject of newly-published article

Nebraskans Unafraid’s FEARLESS is the subject of a newly-published research paper. The paper, written by Lisa Sample, Brooke Cooley, and Tusty ten Bensel, looks at the creation of FEARLESS and how it helps registered citizens and their families.Here is the abstract from the article.The term sex offender carries expectations that include a continuous level of […]

Be FEARLESS Monday

The June FEARLESS meets in Omaha this Monday evening.FEARLESS meets at 7:00 p.m. the third Monday of each month, at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 13232 Blondo Street in Omaha.Registered citizens, their families, and friends are welcome to come and meet with and learn from others dealing with life on the registry.Join the conversation Monday night!

Guy Hamilton-Smith: Dear Gay

Many registrants will likely be able to easily relate to this moving essay and letter written by Guy Hamilton-Smith.Ryan is the hardest part of my story to explain. We have never met, nor will we, and yet he radically changed the course of my life.The path that I’ve walked since law school was not one that […]

Be FEARLESS in Lincoln Monday night

The next Lincoln FEARLESS meeting is this coming Monday evening. FEARLESS is a place for registered citizens, their families, and friends to meet in a supportive environment to learn about ways to cope with life on the registry.FEARLESS meets in Lincoln on the first Monday of each month, at Calvary United Methodist Church, 1610 S. […]

In the age of #MeToo, can there be forgiveness, second chances?

An Associated Press article explores the possibility of forgiveness in the age of #MeToo.If a man abuses his co-workers and apologizes, should he be forgiven? What about a man who sexually assaults a stranger asleep in bed? Is redemption possible? Last week, Tom Ashbrook, who was fired as host of the popular National Public Radio program […]

Lincoln Fearless on Monday

Registered citizens, families, and friends are invited to the March Lincoln Fearless, this Monday, March 5, at the Calvary United Methodist Church, 1610 S. 11th Street in Lincoln. We meet beginning at 7:00 p.m.Lincoln Fearless meets the first Monday of every month.  Fearless offers support to registrants and their family members navigating life on the […]

NARSOL Christmas Special

NARSOL is planning to host a special conference call from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. (eastern time) on Christmas Eve.From the NARSOL web site:If there is sufficient interest, NARSOL is holding a special Christmas program to hear from those restricted from participating in Holiday events or anyone alone wishing to be in the company of friends. We plan […]

Ethics and Religion Talk: Should congregations welcome sex offenders?

Rabbi David J.B. Krishef asked a mix of faith leaders in Grand Rapids, Michigan their views on whether churches should welcome registered sex offenders.Read their thoughtful responses to the question here.Rabbi Krishef’s response:First of all, my response is based on my own personal understanding of a Jewish attitude towards a communities obligation towards offenders (sexual […]

Lincoln Fearless meeting September 11

The Lincoln FEARLESS meeting, normally held the first Monday each month, will be one week later than normal in September, due to the Labor Day holiday.  Fearless will meet at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, September 11, at the Calvary United Methodist Church, 1610 S. 11th Street in Lincoln.Registered citizens, their families, and friends, are invited […]

It could be you registered for a sex crime

This interview with David Booth of the Sex Law and Policy Center aired on KABF 88.3 FM in Little Rock, Arkansas.The reality is that it’s incredibly easy to be registered for a sex crime. Lenore Skenazy of Free Range Kids discussed how your child is more likely to be victimized by the registry than by […]