I feel your pain

This was posted as a comment by The Outcast on “I Do Not Know if I Can Continue to Live Like This.” It is too long for a comment, so I am moving it to the main entries–editor   The really sad thing to me about this story is that in 31 states, the age … [Read more…]

Scarlet Letters

written by Matthew Every law designed for sex offenders goes back to colonial days and the branding of the scarlet letter “A,” and in our case it’s the letters “SO,” and it is designed to humiliate and control us.  And the person to blame is John Walsh.  Yes, he says it’s for good of the … [Read more…]

Will Fight

Nov. 2012   I want to share a story of something my wife and I are going through right now. As a registered sex offender, it has been extremely difficult to find housing. This spring, we applied to purchase a mobile home in a local mobile home park. When it was explained that there would … [Read more…]

I Feel Like My Life Is Over

originally posted 7/2012 Although you won’t find my picture on any of the “”sex offender”” registry lists , I AM a registered sex offender on a misdemeanor offense from 1998 and will need to register until the day I die per California law. I have been living a life of pure hell ever since the … [Read more…]

Mother of RSO

originally posted 7/2012 This has been a nightmare for my son all in the name of LOVE.  He just so happened to fall in love with a 16 year old as well as her falling in love with him.  The mother was aware of their feelings,  as far as I could see with approval.  That … [Read more…]

Legal System Is Broken

originally posted 7/2012 The legal system is broken.  Regardless of what the Supreme Court thinks,  the sex registry is unconstitutional and cruel and unusual punishment designed to torture…simple as that.  It servers no other purpose.  If an offender of any sort of violent crime (robbery, rape, etc) is seen fit to be released into the … [Read more…]

Sex Offender

originally posted 7/2012 A year after I was added to the registry, my wife gave me a new billfold. I didn’t understand;  my billfold was not that old.  She took my driver’s license and put it in the new wallet.  The plastic window was smaller, and she pointed out, “Now you can’t see where the red … [Read more…]

A Juvenile Mistake

originally posted 7/2012 I was charged with a CSC crime when I was 17, it’s on my Juvenile record.  But I still have to register as a Sex Offender.  I got my charge in Michigan & I failed to register like on my 1st time to re-register so I got a misdemeanor for that.  Fast … [Read more…]

Living in Fear

originally posted 7/2012 Ten years have passed since my conviction.  I have gone through fear of trying to be close with others; my new life has shunned me from others that cease to understand me.  I live in a small city in a studio apartment.  I have grown to be alone and fear that all I’ll … [Read more…]

Arrested for Talking Online

originally posted 7/2012 I was talking through a chat room and ended up talking to multiple undercover cops posing as 15 year olds.  When they tried to get me out in public to meet I declined.  A few days later I was arrested anyway.  I was charged with soliciting a minor, even though I didn’t … [Read more…]