Tag: Families of Registrants

The Shaming of America

Public stocks, public dunkings. These were the fates of those shamefully accused of witchcraft in the 1600’s. Scarlet Letter A’s for adulterers in the 17th century.  A way of publicly humiliating and shaming those who went outside of their church…

HUD Bans Housing for Lifetime Registrants

In June 2001 the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, now headed up by Secretary Ben Carson, banned lifetime registered sex offenders from subsidized public housing. (Only those tenants who were in subsidized housing before the law went into…

Does Social Justice Exist for Registrants?

  There are dozens of definitions of Social Justice. Wikipedia defines it as the concept of fair and just relations between the individual and society.  This is measured by the explicit and tacit terms for the distribution of wealth, opportunities…

Sex Offense: An Unpayable Debt?

“No matter how much time you’ve spent in prison, you haven’t exactly paid your debt to society.” This was recently told to a group of registrants by a counselor in a sex offender therapy group. So, are sex offenses an…

This site is now a secure .org

We have moved this blog from being a .com to being a .org website.  We have also enabled SSL so the site should be visited by going to https://blog.womenagainstregistry.org . If you tried to visit the old website it should have automatically…

The Indignity of the Registry

Nothing says Indignity like being on the Registry! There’s the indignity of Compliance checks. Unannounced visits, intrusive walk-thru’s of your house, questions that, if asked of anyone else, would be deemed totally inappropriate . I’m not yet sure how I’m…

Bonds, Parolee’s and Sex Offenders

You’ve journeyed through Hell. You’ve traveled the long road of court dates and jail/prison sentences. Done your time. And now, finally, you’re out. Free, Semi-Free, On Supervision,whatever you want to call it. Time to get on with your life, right?…

2017, New Year New Hope

There are times when I struggle with a topic for this blog, this last week of 2016 is one of those times. Like the rest of you, I want to see changes in the registry and I want them now!…

A Registry For Everyone and Everything

A recent Associated Press piece headlined with “More states are adopting registries intended to track former convicts”. The article mentions that when a University of Toledo student went missing last summer, her friends checked out the state’s sex offender list…