7th Circuit ruling will force registrants from their homes

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the dismissal of a challenge to Illinois’ sex offender residency restriction law. As NARSOL reports, the decision means at least two men, and likely more people will be forced from their homes. By Larry . . . NARSOL is disappointed to report that the United States CourtContinue reading “7th Circuit ruling will force registrants from their homes”

Conference call to address scams targeting registered citizens

NARSOL will be hosting a conference call July 19 that may be of interest, to address the reports of telephone scams targeting registered citizens in Nebraska and across the nation. From NARSOL.org: By Sandy . . . The use of the registry by vigilantes to target registered citizens is one of the more harmful andContinue reading “Conference call to address scams targeting registered citizens”

Deceptive headlines stoke sex offender hysteria

Using a much-hyped news story as a springboard, NARSOL has a reminder of the importance of reading beyond the headlines. By Michael M. . . . The following headline appeared on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Fox News: “Virginia sex offender seen snatching 7-month-old from mother in photos released by police.”  It all seems prettyContinue reading “Deceptive headlines stoke sex offender hysteria”