Guest Post: Deserving a Chance for a Pardon

by Marie at Notes from the Handbasket A 25-year-old registered sex offender has been granted a hearing before the Nebraska Board of Pardons. This is excellent news for this young man because if he is pardoned, he will regain his civil rights and he will no longer be on the sex offender registry. According to the Omaha World-HeraldContinue reading “Guest Post: Deserving a Chance for a Pardon”

From Women Against the Registry

A news release from Women Against the Registry: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/17/14Contact: Vicki Henry, President Women Against Registry 202.630.0345 contact@womenagainstregistry.comWomen Against Registry is “Pushing Back” In a recent article published by the Lacrosse Tribune on February 02, 2014, “Rethinking sex offenders: Wisconsin freeing more sex offenders; old recidivism data exaggerated risk” referring to a stateContinue reading “From Women Against the Registry”

Ninety-Five% Can Be Mighty-Fine% at the Polls

The February issue of Ninety-Five%, the monthly newsletter for Nebraskans Unafraid donors and friends, has hit mailboxes. It has valuable information for registrants and their families, in particular people whose voting rights are restored. If you were convicted of a felony (aside from treason), your voting rights are restored two years after completion of your sentence.Continue reading “Ninety-Five% Can Be Mighty-Fine% at the Polls”