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May 3, 2019
Mormon Church Accused of Hiding Sexual Abuse Claims through Victims' Hotline

In a recent story by VICE News, victims of sexual abuse in the Mormon Church claim the LDS's abuse reporting system is grossly misused to protect the church's image and not help victims. Read the full story and watch the full report by following the link below.

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May 1, 2019
New York Times Reveals How Abuse Victim's Courage Led to Arrest of Sundance Founder

A groundbreaking article in the New York Times reveals the details of how sex abuse victim's ingenuity and iPhone aided in the arrest of Sterling Van Wagenen, founder of the Sundance Film Festival.

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April 30, 2019
New York Archdiocese Releases List of Clergy With Sexual Abuse Accusations

The New York Archdiocese released 120 names Friday of clergy members with sexual abuse or child pornography possession accusations. The list includes the names of 53 members of the clergy who the archdiocese has determined are “credibly accused.” There are an additional eight men who are waiting for the church’s final determination. There are also […]

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April 22, 2019
Texas Child Sexual Assault Bill Would Extend Time to Sue Abusers

The Texas House of Representatives is considering a child sexual assault bill that would double the statute of limitations for survivors to sue their abusers for personal injury. The bill would expand the time limits for sex assault civil lawsuits from 15 years to 30 years. State Representative Craig Goldman, R-Fort Worth, filed the bill. […]

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April 19, 2019
Washington Hebrew Preschool Sued for Enabling “Systematic” Sexual Abuse

Washington Hebrew Congregation’s preschool is facing allegations that the school deliberately ignored clear warning signs and allowed a teacher to continue sexually abusing at least seven toddlers for more than a year. Parents filed a lawsuit Monday, laying out their allegations in a 239-page claim in D.C. Superior Court. According to the lawsuit, one of […]

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April 12, 2019
NJ Sex Abuse Survivors Await Governor to Sign Time Limit Extension Bill

The New Jersey Senate and House of Representatives recently passed a bill to extend the state’s sexual abuse statute of limitations. The Governor has indicated he supports the bill. However, NJ sex abuse survivors are still waiting for him to sign the bill into law.   The new legislation will give NJ sex abuse survivors […]

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April 10, 2019
Former Boy Scout Chaplain Arraigned on Additional Sex Assault Charges

Charges against Boy Scout leadership for sexual assault continue to flood the nation’s courts. After being arrested in February, a former Boy Scout assistant chaplain for a summer camp was charged with three new sexual assault and child molestation charges this past Wednesday. The Boy Scout chaplain, James Glawson, 74, was arraigned on one count […]

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April 4, 2019
Philly Inquirer Posts Story about Child Sex Abuse Victims in Pennsylvania

A recent article by the Philly Inquirer shows how legislation's lack of conviction in changing outdated statutes of limitations perpetuates suffering for child sex abuse victims.

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March 14, 2019
Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Filed Against New Jersey Catholic Church

A new sexual abuse lawsuit filed against the Catholic Church indicates that the New Jersey archdiocese put a priest in charge of a youth ministry after he had faced credible allegations of molesting children. A man going under the pseudonym Richard Roe filed the sexual abuse lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Newark this past week. […]

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March 11, 2019
New Child Sex Abuse Allegations Against Priests Erupt

Over the past quarter century, parishioners have lodged child sex abuse allegations, many of them horrific, against more than 400 priests and others with affiliations with the Catholic church in New York state. Furthermore, sex abuse survivors and their advocates claim the church hierarchy has concealed the sexual misconduct for decades. After decades of suffering […]

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