Sex offender residency restrictions waste money, create havoc

In an essay at the Criminal Legal News website, NARSOL communication director Sandy Rozek provides a compelling argument why sex offender residency and presence restrictions are bad public policy and should be abolished. These arguments are well-known, but it’s good to be reminded of them occasionally. Compelling logical, factual reasons to totally abolish distance restrictionsContinue reading “Sex offender residency restrictions waste money, create havoc”

The sex offender registry: It’s not what you think

The Criminal Legal News website features a column by NARSOL communications director Sandy Rozek, in which she explains how mainstream media headlines can lead to a distorted view of those required to register as sex offenders. “Texas sex offender added to 10 most wanted sex offenders list.” “Virginia man arrested for sex crimes after thirdContinue reading “The sex offender registry: It’s not what you think”

Passport revoked

The federal government is revoking the passports of registrants under the International Megan’s Law. Here is the experience of one Illinois registrant, courtesy of NARSOL. By Scott . . . I’m on the board of Illinois Voices for Reform and have been actively involved with the organization since 2012. I am on the registry forContinue reading “Passport revoked”