The registry: An unusual event took place last night in lower Manhattan, a rare live public debate about the sex offense registry. In front of a packed house Emily Horowitz, a sociologist and author of Protecting Our Kids?: How Sex Offender Laws Are Failing Us, went head-to-head with Marci Hamilton, a prominent child safety advocate. The […]
Events of Interest Type: Live theatrical production Location: New York City (SoHo) Date: Jan. 20-Feb. 24 8:30PM Featuring: Ken Barnett, John Carlin, Joyce Cohen, Amy Gaither Hayes, David Spadora, Valerie Gareth Tidball Blurb: During the late fall of 2015, members of Life Jacket Theatre Company traveled to southern Florida to interview the residents of Miracle […]
The Arizona Department of Corrections contracts with privately owned, correctional health care company Corizon Health to oversee all medical, mental and dental care at 10 state prisons. However, that care has come under scrutiny in federal court. In 2015, inmates settled a lawsuit with Arizona over poor health care conditions in state prisons. More than […]
Found this group on facebook. Might be a good way to stay in touch with your local Representatives. https://www.facebook.com/townhall Please be proactive in contacting and addressing your local congress and district congress people. Just remember that they only act on what they hear from local citizens. Make your voice heard.
At the end of next week, two WAR members will attend the 4th Annual Gonzaga University International Conference on Hate Studies in Spokane, WA. We will present a podcast containing powerful information that we expect to be eye-opening, even to those who might study “hate” for a living. We will then answer questions and distribute […]
Shawna: A Life on the Sex Offender Registry A young mother struggles with life on the sex offender registry. I met Shawna a year into filming “Untouchable,” a documentary that examines sex offender laws through the lives of individuals on the sex offender registry. It was at an Oklahoma treatment center where she was participating […]
Sex offender registry laws are under the microscope with the creation of a new task force aimed at examining the effectiveness of current sex offender laws throughout Illinois. “I want our criminal justice system to work,” State Representative Elgie Sims (D-Chicago) who is helping lead the effort said at a recent task force meeting in downtown […]
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is targeting some sex offenders for arrest at the City Union Mission because it sits near a park, according to a federal lawsuit alleging that the practice violates the charity’s constitutionally protected rights of religious freedom. The suit centers on how the sheriff’s office interprets a Missouri law that prohibits […]
We have had a recent victory against the DOC with regard to supervision of someone who is required to register as a sex offender, but who is not currently under supervision for a sex offense. Facts: We learned about an ex-offender who was assigned to live on a street corner in Mesa fro 9 p.m. […]
by Sonia Van Den Broeck Attitude, far from being “everything”, is simply an offshoot of the self-identity. People are constantly changing their self-identities, either to project the desired image or to gain personal growth. How do you perceive yourself? How much do you accept what other people want of you? Do their perceptions of you […]
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