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The Southern Baptist Convention’s executive committee voted Tuesday to oust four of its churches, two over policies deemed to be too inclusive of LGBTQ people and two more for employing pastors convicted of sex offenses.The…

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia lawmakers want to give district attorneys access to prisoner disciplinary records to help the prosecutors oppose parole requests.The House voted 99-66 on Thursday to pass House Bill 168, sending it to…

NARSOL’s Litigation Summit was a huge success and well received by over 220 viewers. Thanks to the work of some extraordinary volunteers as well as the participation of our guests, NARSOL Live | Litigation Summit,…

By Larry . . . On September 24, 2019, NARSOL engaged an attorney and filed a lawsuit a suit in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia challenging the Butts County Sheriff’s…

Two defendants arrested during “Operation End Game,” a multi-agency effort targeting and arresting adult perpetrators in the Athens-area seeking sex with children, were sentenced to prison, said Charles “Charlie” Peeler, the United States Attorney for…

Fresh on the heels of our record-setting summer NARSOL LIVE web event, the National Association for Rational Sexual Offense Laws will soon be hosting a NARSOL LIVE Litigation Summit on November 19 & 21, 2020.…

A Mexican national who attempted to lure a young teen for sexual activity has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison. Alvaro Hernandez, 36, of Bristol, Ga., a citizen of Mexico illegally…

Public announcements about the operation, vague on details but full of loaded terms, led to weeks of social media misinformation about the breakup of a massive child sex trafficking ring in Georgia. “39 kids were…

Originally published 10/1/2020 at Reason; reprinted in full here with permission. By Jacob Sullum . . . Every year in the run-up to Halloween, Patch publishes maps showing the homes of “registered sex offenders” in various cities. Ostensibly, this…

NARSOL’s Halloween project this year, developed and implemented by NARSOL and Connecticut’s One Standard of Justice, is an open letter in the form of a press release asking for the end to “red-dotting” the homes or listing the names and addresses of those listed on sexual offense registries. This is an insidious practice that has […]

By Michael Hobbes . . . Human trafficking has been having an eventful summer. In July, internet sleuths accused online retailer Wayfair of selling missing children in overpriced cabinets. In August, QAnon supporters (along with…

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked…

On top of the nine child porn charges, Wesley Sterling is also charged with failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements. HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Harris County investigators arrested a convicted sex offender and…

Police announced Monday that they are seeking the whereabouts of 43-year-old James Eric Watson. JACKSONVILLE, Fla — A registered sexual predator is wanted by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. Police announced Monday that they are seeking…

The missing kids were all considered ’at risk’ A joint operation with the U.S. Marshal’s Missing Child Unit in Atlanta and Macon lead to the rescue of 26 children and officials successfully locating 13 others.…

The sex offender registry is public record, as are arrest records in many counties — including Mecklenburg. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Dating apps are extremely popular among people looking for love, but now many of those…

Dougherty Co. D.A. won’t put up with anyone disrupting virtual learning By Jim Wallace | August 22, 2020 at 2:24 AM EDT – Updated August 22 at 2:24 AM ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) – Greg Edwards,…

BROOKHAVEN, Ga. (CBS46) — A man wanted in DeKalb County for sex offenses against a minor is behind bars and faces a slew of charges. U.S. Marshall Tyreece Miller told CBS46 News that 26-year-old Ariel Banegas…

By Kim McCullough | August 19, 2020 at 2:43 PM EDT – Updated August 19 at 3:00 PM AMERICUS, Ga. (WALB) – The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, along with the U.S. Marshall’s Service and the…

Seventy Sheriffs from around the state recently participated in the three-day annual Summer Training Conference held at Lake Lanier Islands. The Sheriffs attended multiple training sessions, received timely information from subject matter experts, and conducted…

Ryan Sidney Huff (Source: Coffee County Sheriff’s Office) By WALB News Team | August 14, 2020 at 5:09 PM EDT – Updated August 14 at 5:09 PM DOUGLAS, Ga. (WALB) – An Enigma man was…

If you have ever read the USA Today or stayed at a hotel where it is offered, you are going to be shocked to learn that they have caused a Veteran and Native American to lose a janitorial contract with the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital outside of Chicago because, you guessed it, he is on the registry. An “investigative reporter” named […]

David Rosario, 37, was arrested Monday in Dover and was charged with failing to comply with sex offender registration laws, police say. DOVER, N.H. — A Tier III sex offender has been arrested in Dover,…

Beau Evans, Capitol Beat News Service Friday Jul 10, 2020 at 12:34 PM A landmark court ruling has led to nearly half of Georgia’s most high-risk sex offenders being released from their ankle monitors over the past year, marking a…

Peter Mallory was sentenced in 2011 to serve 1,000 years in prison. TROUP COUNTY, Ga. — A man the district attorney said was convicted for possessing child pornography and sentenced to prison for 1,000 years…

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