Arizona Restoration of Rights, Pardon, Expungement & Sealing

I.  Restoration of Civil Rights/Firearms Privileges A.  Civil Rights Conviction of a felony suspends the right to vote, to hold office, and to sit on a jury. Ariz. Const. art. VII, § 2(C); Ariz. Rev. Stat. §§ 13-904(A)(1)-(3); 16-101(A)(5); 21-201(3). See also Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 14-5651(C)(3) (fiduciary, including court-appointed guardians and personal representatives unrelated [ » ]


Re-Entry Programs for Ex-Offenders in Arizona

Ex-offenders seeking to return to society often encounter substantial barriers upon their release, especially in the areas of housing and employment. Housing barriers may exist dependent upon the underlying conviction of the ex-offender, as certain felony convictions may limit the housing options available to the ex-offender. Other barriers include lack of financial resources and limited [ » ]


IML Lawsuit Media Articles

here is where you can catch up on the status of the The first legal challenge to International Megan’s Law IML Lawsuit Media Articles (updated 2/12)


Challenge to International Megan’s Law – the next step in pushing back on H.R. 515

Dear , You are receiving this message for two reasons; to share information on the next step in pushing back on H.R. 515 and share a Ted Talk You Tube video with Galen Baughman recently released which will no-doubt escalate our issue to a new level.  Please share the video with your legislators and [ » ]


A New Year ~ A New Direction

Reprinted from email from Vicki @ in respect to the first National WAR initiative. What started with a WAR National Board of Director’s decision to take a bit of a new direction in 2016 evolved into a strategy to go on-site in twelve states and help our WAR members conduct Meet and Greet events [ » ]


Issues Blog for Az – good reads but old… maybe you can contribute to feed the search engines.


Fighting the Destruction of Families

Fighting the Destruction of Families       Please Join Us   Wednesday, January 20th for our Meet & Greet Event   At the ‘Rose Garden’ area of the Arizona State Capitol Lawn   From 11:30 AM till 6:00 PM   Or the   The historic Senate Chambers Room 2:00 PM till 4:00 PM   [ » ]



ALERT: New Jersey’s Rep Smith and International Megan’s Law, Another Violation Here is what we know about International Megan’s Law (IML) right now, it has been amended in the U.S. Senate and returned to the U.S. House for their approval before final voting on the bill. We also know there is going to be a second session of [ » ]



Important Notice January 20th Meet On the 20th please join us at the capitol where we will have a display on the grounds and walk the halls of the senate and house offices leaving WAR brochures and an invitation to a Meet and Greet that evening. Invitations will also go out to the ACLU, Public [ » ]

Once Fallen Website

Founded in December 2007, Once Fallen has been the leading reference & resource site for Registered Citizens (i.e., those convicted of registrable sex offenses) and provide useful information to those seeking to reform or abolish the myriad of excessive sex offender laws, from the public registry to residency restrictions and beyond. Once Fallen answers hundreds [ » ]

Sex-offender data is used to collect money and intimidate

Innocent people listed as sex offenders on databases A network of Arizona-based Internet companies is mining data from sex-offender sites maintained by law-enforcement agencies and using it to demand money and harass those who complain or refuse to pay. State and national registries are set up to provide information on where the most serious sex [ » ]


Some Arizona sex offenders find housing hope, help

Though he was homeless, Chris tried to maintain a routine. After coffee and small talk, he headed to a nearby Jack in the Box, where he would charge his electronic ankle monitor, then “home” — to a sleeping bag tucked behind a bush near 19th and Dunlap avenues. Chris, who asked that his last name [ » ]

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Arizona Women Against Registry

Long after politicians score their political points and pass yet another law aimed at former sex offenders, the family members of former sex offenders are left to pick up the pieces of their lives.  From shaming to banishment to outright violence, these family members are facing harsh daily treatment simply because they are the family [ » ]