Ding Dong, Is the Witch Gone?

Blogpost #3 TACC-Texans Against Civil Commitment: Moosejaw72; March 3, 2022 No, there haven’t been any tornadoes tearing through Littlefield and dropping houses on anyone. I don’t think she probably wears ruby slippers, and there definitely is nothing magical about her. All imagery aside, there are whispers that Marsha McLane has resigned from the Texas Civil CommitmentContinue reading “Ding Dong, Is the Witch Gone?”

Who’s on First?: The Intentional Confusion Created and Maintained by the Texas Civil Commitment Office and Marsha McLane

Blogpost #2 TACC-Texans Against Civil Commitment: Moosejaw72; February 28, 2022 ____________________________________________________________________________ INTRODUCTION Just to make sure I give context to this particular blog, I want to include a bit of information for my reference. Two comedians named Abbott and Costello used to do an act called, “Who’s on First” (the link is at the end ofContinue reading “Who’s on First?: The Intentional Confusion Created and Maintained by the Texas Civil Commitment Office and Marsha McLane”

“Subject them to additional punishment beyond their sentences…”

The Dobbs Wire:  Plain talking. If you know of similar material, please send it our way.  And if you or a friend want to join The Dobbs Wire mailing list, send us a note.  –Bill Dobbs, The Dobbs Wire  Email:info@thedobbswire.com  Twitter:  @thedobbswire.com “The registration requirements imposed by SORA [Colorado’s Sex Offender Registration Act], coupled with the actualContinue reading ““Subject them to additional punishment beyond their sentences…””

  “What the City has done here is effectively to declare an entire class of persons to be a public nuisance…”

The Dobbs Wire:  Plain talking.  If you know of similar material, please send it our way.  And if you or a friend want to join The Dobbs Wire mailing list, send us a note.  –Bill Dobbs, The Dobbs Wire  Email:info@thedobbswire.com  Twitter:  @thedobbswire.com Many cities and states have restrictions on registered individuals can live.  When several registrants wereContinue reading ”  “What the City has done here is effectively to declare an entire class of persons to be a public nuisance…””

Sex Offender Registration Consequences

The Dobbs Wire:  Plain talking.  If you know of similar material, please send it our way.  And if you or a friend want to join The Dobbs Wire mailing list, send us a note.  –Bill Dobbs, The Dobbs Wire  Email:info@thedobbswire.com  Twitter:  @thedobbswire.com “Sex offender registration can lead to social disgrace and humiliation, loss of relationships, jobs, andContinue reading “Sex Offender Registration Consequences”

Beyond The Carceral Logic of Civil Commitment: PART 7

The Next System Project: Toshio Meronek and Erica R. Meiners; November 10, 2017 A key component of the current system is its reliance on imprisonment as a response to behaviors and populations which are understood as sources of actual or potential harm. Unfortunately and unsurprisingly, this carceral response seems to multiply and perpetuate harm rather thanContinue reading “Beyond The Carceral Logic of Civil Commitment: PART 7”

Beyond The Carceral Logic of Civil Commitment: PART 6

The Next System Project: Toshio Meronek and Erica R. Meiners; November 10, 2017 A key component of the current system is its reliance on imprisonment as a response to behaviors and populations which are understood as sources of actual or potential harm. Unfortunately and unsurprisingly, this carceral response seems to multiply and perpetuate harm rather thanContinue reading “Beyond The Carceral Logic of Civil Commitment: PART 6”

Beyond The Carceral Logic of Civil Commitment: PART 5

The Next System Project: Toshio Meronek and Erica R. Meiners; November 10, 2017 A key component of the current system is its reliance on imprisonment as a response to behaviors and populations which are understood as sources of actual or potential harm. Unfortunately and unsurprisingly, this carceral response seems to multiply and perpetuate harm rather thanContinue reading “Beyond The Carceral Logic of Civil Commitment: PART 5”

Beyond The Carceral Logic of Civil Commitment: PART 4

The Next System Project: Toshio Meronek and Erica R. Meiners; November 10, 2017 A key component of the current system is its reliance on imprisonment as a response to behaviors and populations which are understood as sources of actual or potential harm. Unfortunately and unsurprisingly, this carceral response seems to multiply and perpetuate harm rather thanContinue reading “Beyond The Carceral Logic of Civil Commitment: PART 4”

Beyond The Carceral Logic of Civil Commitment: PART 3

The Next System Project: Toshio Meronek and Erica R. Meiners; November 10, 2017 A key component of the current system is its reliance on imprisonment as a response to behaviors and populations which are understood as sources of actual or potential harm. Unfortunately and unsurprisingly, this carceral response seems to multiply and perpetuate harm rather thanContinue reading “Beyond The Carceral Logic of Civil Commitment: PART 3”