All of our sex-offender laws are premised on a statistic that is wrong.Professor Ira Ellman at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, writes:Proponents of criminal justice reform never talk about sex offenders. They’re political untouchables subject to lifelong restrictions that continue long past their confinement, restrictions justified as necessary to protect […]
All of the laws restricting the activities of former sex offenders are nothing more than distractions that guarantee continued victimization of children.Focusing on Registered Citizens means that we are not focusing on the true threat to children: People in their own homes and people who have authority over them.The blog With Justice for All recently […]
The sex-offender industry works like this: They scare you and then take your money by pretending to protect you.Slimy politicians enact laws that guarantee former offenders will somehow run afoul of the myriad complicated rules and regs put in place under the guise of protecting the public. This supplies our overcrowded prisons with an unending […]
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 […]
The Nebraska State Patrol is $400,000 over budget on overtime, and it doesn’t want to say why.How much of the overage, do you suppose, is accounted for by the useless make-work created by LB 285 of 2009, the Nebraska version of the discredited Adam Walsh Act?Read about the budget overrun here, and remember that these […]
The vast majority of Registered Citizens do not reoffend and they are not dangerous. If they are parents of children who attend school, they should be permitted just like any other parent to participate in their children’s lives. Here is a story on this topic out of Virginia.
We call it FEARLESS because evils like the SO registry and public-shaming websites thrive on fear. You can defeat fear. Join us for FEARLESS on Monday, July 20, at 7 p.m. in Saint Michael Lutheran Church, 13232 Blondo Street, Omaha.FEARLESS is a collaboration of Nebraskans Unafraid and the University of Nebraska-Omaha that counteracts dangerous Nebraska law. Research has […]
Another good piece from NPR on why SO registries should be abolished. Listen here.
Although we’re seeing more news media reports with accurate information about Registered Citizens and registries, most of what you read or hear on these topics in the mainstream news media is wrong.As a public service, Nebraskans Unafraid offers a mid-summer reprise of last year’s Confronting the Lie series. Here is Part One:
More reasons to abolish sex-offender registries: Listen to the Diane Rehm Show from July 7, 2015 by clicking here.