York City Council drops residence restriction proposal

Some good news from Thursday’s York City Council meeting. YORK – An ordinance that would have banned convicted/registered sex offenders from living within 500 feet of a school or child care facility in York was given a second public reading and then dropped for good. More heartening were comments by various council members as to whyContinue reading “York City Council drops residence restriction proposal”

Federal Court upholds denial of registrant’s right to sponsor wife for citizenship

A federal court ruling of note as reported byACSOL: The Third Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s ruling that an individual convicted of a sex offense does not have the right to sponsor his foreign-born wife for citizenship in the United States in a decision published on July 5. The court’s decision wasContinue reading “Federal Court upholds denial of registrant’s right to sponsor wife for citizenship”

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 continuousContinue reading “Nebraska FEARLESS the subject of newly-published article”