(non) Sex Offender status -- is a big deal
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(non) Sex Offender status -- is a big deal

    1. Petition by

      Gregory Kendall

      Newport, NC

Imagine the horror and shame of being wrongly registered as a Sex Offender when you do not belong on that list!

This has happened to me and to others.  Although Ohio ruled that my 2002 conviction is not a sexually-oriented offense at all, and cannot be Registered as such, North Carolina has published my name on the Registry.

Based on this Registration error, there have been countless related blunders.  Officials have charged me with "Failure to Register" on two occasions, and "Sex Offender Use of a Social Network" as well.  I've been thrown into jail repeatedly.  I've been denied access to schools, public parks, churches, etc.  I've been distanced from my beloved daughter.  I've forfeit even the most menial job, and then been denied unemployment because my former boss said the firing was "for cause" due to my sex offender status.  And my government has threatened to deport my immigrant wife, saying that I am to be disqualified as the petitioner for her family-based Visa solely due to this faulty label that I carry.  Core human rights have ceased to exist in my world.

Separation of Powers must be upheld:  The Executive branch in a subsequent State lacks authority to override or ignore the sentence imposed by the Judicial branch of government in the State of Origin.

Full Faith & Credit also must be upheld:  A subsequent State should not be allowed to override the intentions of the state where a case originated.

Tell lawmakers to ensure that the State of Origin, which actually heard the case in the courtroom and is cognizant of the facts, must determine who is published on the Registry.

For exhaustive detail about this case, visit http://gregkendall.com/docs/e_summary_timeline.php

Thank you!

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    • Johnny Palmer OSCODA, MI
      • almost 2 years ago

      Because there are other worse criminals out there that I would like to be informed that I'm living next to.

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    • gina davis PENDLETON, OR
      • about 2 years ago

      you should maybe direct your cause towards Congress as they have passed a federal sex offender registration statute called SORNA

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    • Stephanie Marissa GARNER, NC
      • about 2 years ago

      Because this is just another sign proving that the government will miss-use it's power to ruin innocent people's lives. The true power is in the hands of the "powerless" people. Viva La Revolution....

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    • Gene Kendall NEWPORT, NC
      • about 2 years ago

      Greg Kendall is my son. His life has been destroyed. He was never even charged with violation of any lawful statute. He was convicted under a statute that at the time of his conviction had already been declared unconstitutional by the US Supreme Court because it did not require scienter. See: Osborne v. Ohio

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    • Maurice Dana SWANSBORO, NC
      • about 2 years ago

      The Justice Department of one state should not have power, without a trial, to change a sentence imposed by another state.

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