Month: August 2019

Commitment Center and the First Amendment

Commitment Center and the First Amendment Aug 26, 2019 | 1 comment A recent decision out of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals gives us a peek inside the Florida Civil Commitment Center. As the Opinion begins, “James Pesci is a detainee at the Florida Civil Commitment Center (FCCC), a for-profit facility that houses sex offenders  involuntarily […]

New Bill would end statute of limitations on reporting sexual battery on a minor in Florida

Aug 23, 2019 | by Florida Action Committee A new bill in Florida would end the time limit a minor would have to report sexual battery. SB 170, sponsored by Sen. Linda Stewart and a companion bill in the House, HB 69 was sponsored by Rep, Tracie Davis. “The bill was inspired by women such as […]

New Smyrna Beach trying to ban registrants under threat of lawsuit

[FAC NOTE: We must organize a group to create a vocal opposition to the proposed SORR. If you live in Volusia County, please contact membership so we can coordinate.] There are more sex offenders moving to New Smyrna Beach and that has prompted city leaders to consider shrinking the locations where both sexual offenders and […]