Really, what are traveling pedophiles?

A response to New Jersey Rep. Chris Smith, who released a statement marking the one year anniversary of the passage of International Megan’s Law. According to Smith who met with a delegation from Thailand which included Ambassador Pisan Manawapal and representatives for the Royal Thai Police, gratitude for the law was expressed. Purportedly 160 convictedContinue reading “Really, what are traveling pedophiles?”

Putting Trump’s Travel Ban and IML into Perspective

Online commentary at Fight AWA linking President Donald Trump’s recent travel ban to International Megan’s Law. Trump’s Travel Ban was eerily similar to the IML passed in February 2016 by the use of the wrong tools to address the stated problem and thereby expending political capital in exchange for real human lives. The President authorizedContinue reading “Putting Trump’s Travel Ban and IML into Perspective”

IML Report to Congress Addresses Passport Identifiers, Notifications to Foreign Counries

From sexoffenderissues.com: Three executive branch agencies — the Departments of State, Homeland Security, and Justice — have reported to Congress their plans to implement the International Megan’s Law (IML). The 17-page report also includes a request for an additional $9.3 million in funding each year to implement that law. Read more, including the full report,Continue reading “IML Report to Congress Addresses Passport Identifiers, Notifications to Foreign Counries”