Research: Nebraska Sex-Offender Law Creates ‘Social Refugees’

Registrants and non-registrants alike are harmed while public safety is not served. Preliminary findings from the largest qualitative research study of its kind show that Nebraska’s sex-offender law drives people from jobs and homes, harms families and damages people whose only “transgression” is living near a registrant. “A neighborhood resident’s custody of her children wasContinue reading “Research: Nebraska Sex-Offender Law Creates ‘Social Refugees’”

Texas Newspaper Reports Some FACTS

Thanks to Lisa Sample, Ph.D., Criminal Justice Professor at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, for pointing out to us a real news story about Halloween. The story is headlined Experts say Halloween laws against sex offenders are a scare tactic An excerpt from the Dallas (Texas) Morning News story: Jill Levenson, an associate professor at LynnContinue reading “Texas Newspaper Reports Some FACTS”

Wildly Inaccurate Lies and Deceptions (WILD) Citation Goes to Erin Murray of WOWT-Channel 6 in Omaha

TV copy-reader Erin Murray of WOWT-Channel 6 in Omaha, Nebraska, is the winner of the first Nebraskans Unafraid Wildly Inaccurate Lies and Deceptions (WILD) Citation. The WILD Citation recognizes the promulgation of wrong, strange and outdated ideas regarding former sex offenders while ignoring research data and all of the truthful information that is available onContinue reading “Wildly Inaccurate Lies and Deceptions (WILD) Citation Goes to Erin Murray of WOWT-Channel 6 in Omaha”