“Electronic etchings: The damaging permanence of lists in the digital era “By Rebecca Beitsch- NARSOL 12/22/17 By Rebecca Beitsch . . . Mike Anderson was an 18-year-old freshman at Texas State University when he was busted with less than a … Continued
“Once a sex offender always a sex offender — even beyond death? “By Sandy – NARSOL 12/24/17 By Sandy . . . Who was Benjamin Gran? Registered sex offender sentenced to a lifetime of supervised release after he was caught … Continued
“ “Sex offense is the one crime that you can never pay for” “By NARSOL Posts 12/07/17 By Sandy . . . Some of you will remember a story from a little over a year ago about a registrant named … Continued
“For Illinois Sex Offenders, Six Years Can Turn Into Life In Prison “by Max Green – WBEZ NewsNovember 13, 2017 J.D. Lindenmeier completed his six-year prison sentence in 2011, but he hasn’t been released because he has nowhere to go. … Continued
“Sex offender registries endanger the lives they’re meant to protect “By Miriam Aukerman October 26, 2017 Our communities deserve effective public-safety measures that are based on facts and sound research, not wasteful and counterproductive measures born of fear. We all … Continued
“The sex-offender panic is destroying lives “The Washington Post – By Radley Balko 09/19/17 The video below tells the story of Shawna, an Oklahoma woman who is still in mandatory treatment because 15 years ago, when she was 19, she … Continued
“ LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sex offender registry makes no sense “ Lindsey Miller, Midland Odessa American – Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017 I think we can all agree that sex offenses are one of the most heartbreaking crimes to … Continued
“Years later, VT sex offender registry lacks addresses “By: April McCullum, Free Press Staff Writer – Published March 17, 2017 – Burlington Free Press | March 17, 2017 Vermont families are unable to find out whether a high-risk sex offender … Continued
“If this is winning, I don’t want it:” Convicted sex offender talks about life after being released from prison Posted 9:13 pm, September 11, 2016, by Brad Hicks, Updated at 09:41pm, September 11, 2016 “If this is winning, I … Continued
Letter: Who are the real monsters? Wednesday, August 10, 2016 To the Editor: An “Editor’s Notes” column, 8/5/2016, keyed in on the current Pokemon Go craze sweeping the nation in order to warn children and parents of the potential but … Continued
My son Cody was one of eleven young US Marines who were arrested and prosecuted for relationships with a 13 year old girl who lied about her age. Eleven young men who have lost their military careers. Eleven young men … Continued
Memo to Officers RE: Sex Offender Monitoring and Supervision Subject: Halloween, October 31, 2010
My son is like yours. I love him as much as you love your son. I watched him grow, I went to his school plays, I took him to church.
by Anthony Freedom is a choice a matter of will the decision to take what is yours.
Reported by the North County Times (July, 2006):The arson registry list, which is maintained by the California Department of Justice, has 3,761 offenders registered statewide as of June, 2006.The arson registry list is managed by the Sex Offender Tracking Program … Continued
To better assist you in locating your neighborhood sex-offenders, Texas Voices provides you with the following Sex Offender Location Map. We hope this helps you to better understand the climate of the sex-offender registration system as it exists today.
by John Haralson “Liability issues have forced some churches to take extraordinary measures to deal with those who must register. But why should one group of sinners be singled out from all the rest? We all fall short in the … Continued
As I drove to register for the Sex Offender Registry today, my truck looked so nice and clean. Everyone looked as it drove by, to see all the chrome, grill guard, hood scoops and the two-tone black paint. Every … Continued
What does the Registered Sex Offender list do for my family and I? Nothing. How does it help us? It doesn’t. Has it protected us? No. Has it saved us from something horrible happening to one of our children? Not … Continued
I met my husband when we were 18. We dated for awhile but we each were very different. After we stopped dating, we continued to stay close and although we dated others over the years, we always knew that we … Continued
Once upon a time, a young high school teacher was pursued by one of her male students; he flirted, made suggestive remarks, and wrote her poetry. She made her first stupid mistake by not reporting it to school authorities. She … Continued
I am the mother of a `registered sex offender’. I won’t say sex offender because I will not accept that label for my son. Anyone who has ever had their child labeled unfairly will know the pain that comes with … Continued
When I was fourteen I met my husband for the first time. We started off talking and getting to know each other as friends with the permission of my parents. Once I turned fifteen, we officially started dating also with … Continued
Two years ago I came home to two Williamson County Detectives in my living room questioning my son. I told them that we would be happy to cooperate with them in what ever was going on but they said my … Continued
It was the spring of his senior year in high school. Michael was a great kid who had never been in any kind of trouble at school or anywhere else. He made very good grades and was very active in … Continued
Story by KXAN Austin News’ Jim Swift The jail AUSTIN, Texas (KXAN) — A unique and troubling legal case is unfolding in Williamson County. A young man named Jean Karlo Ponzanelli is in the county jail in Georgetown, facing a … Continued
In 2006, my son Eric, then 22, was arrested for chatting online with a 15-year-old girl. They were just friends and had never met in person. But one day when he thought he was chatting with her for a few … Continued
I know of a young man who’s life has been severely damaged due to current sex offender laws. His situation occurred only one (1) month after his 18th birthday, while he was still in high school. The girl was with … Continued
When Derek was 18, he had just moved out and was living on his own. A friend had introduced him to the prospect of selling books on the internet. Derek was making a pretty good living. He was chatting on … Continued
THE U.S. IS A ONE MISTAKE COUNTRY FOR THE MENTALLY ILL; The Federal judge looked down sternly upon the young man who was standing before him awaiting his sentence for downloading images with pornographic pictures of children from the internet.
My son is in federal prison because he crossed state lines. For over two years he had been friends with a girl he met on the internet. When he was 21 and she was in high school, after 2 years … Continued