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 […]

Lawsuit filed on behalf of juveniles placed on Nebraska sex offender registry

More fallout from a 2017 court ruling barring the state from listing a 15-year-old boy on the sex offender list. The Lincoln Journal-Star reports on a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Omaha.The attorney who successfully sued to keep a 15-year-old boy’s name off the state’s Sex Offender Registry now is seeking to file a […]

Disenfranchised Grief in Sex Offender Significant Others

Former UNO graduate student Dr. Danielle Bailey of the University of Texas-Tyler has published a new report, “Disenfranchised Grief in Sex Offender Significant Others,” that draws largely from interviews with Nebraska registrants and their spouses.Abstract In criminal justice, researchers have identified disenfranchised grief, or the denial of empathy and social support during the grieving process, […]

Papillion, Sarpy County, sued over dismissed child porn charges

The Omaha World-Herald reports that Papillion, Sarpy County, along with the Sarpy County Attorney and several law enforcement officers, have been named in a federal lawsuit over the 2015 arrest of a former Nebraska resident.Wadith “Paul” and Stacey “Nikki” Nader had their lives turned upside down in 2015. That year, Paul Nader was arrested, charged with […]

Parenting polices relaxed for Colorado RSOs

A 2014 court ruling is prompting Colorado to relax stringent laws that can often prevent registered sex offenders from having contact with their own children. Among the judges responsible for the 2014 ruling is current U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.The panel ruled that the constitutional rights of an Oklahoma man being released from prison for […]

Committee hears testimony on LB 60

The Nebraska Legislature’s Judiciary Committee heard testimony regarding LB 60. Senator Brett Lindstrom introduced the bill as a reaction to a state Supreme Court decision that allowed a mother to maintain custody of her two daughters after she married a registered sex offender. The girls’ father had sued for custody.A district court rejected the father’s […]

Holiday Travel Tips for Sex Offenders

Before going over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house for the holidays, registrants may need to notify the authorities of their travel plans.One of the numerous requirements of the Sex Offender Registration Act is that every Nebraska registrant must notify authorities before he or she embarks on a trip longer than three […]

Want to Protect Children? Then Abolish Residency Restrictions

The recent Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruling striking down residency restrictions should be required reading for anyone who claims to want to protect children.The high court accepted evidence that shows that residency restrictions DO NOT protect children and that children in fact ARE NOT AT RISK from Registered Citizens. Click here for a good summary […]

FEARLESS Topic for August 17: All About Family

We all know that family support systems are key elements of successful reintegration into society for all former offenders.Do you participate in your kids’ lives in spite of misguided laws and policies? Is your family an important source of emotional support? Have you been rejected by your family? Has Nebraska law damaged your family?Questions like […]