California’s new law extends the deadline for civil lawsuits going forward and opens a three-year window for claims that were barred under the old rules.
New York’s Child Victims Act allows previously lapsed claims to be filed in court, the next issue for victims and survivors is how to access justice.
The Child Victims Act has languished in the New York State Senate. The horrific report from the Pennsylvania grand jury about rampant sexual abuse and cover-ups by church officials makes it clear that New York must pass a final version of this bill.
The President wouldn’t believe me. I didn’t disclose my abuse after it happened; I disclosed it when I was ready. So did most of his other victims. So what does that say about us?
The Stop Abuse Campaign, along with sponsors of the Child Victims Act and advocates and allies for the bill, presented a petition in support of it.
The Stop Abuse Campaign had the privilege of submitting testimony in support of the Child Victims Act that will protect children from sex abuse in New York
Is the world of the Protestant churches teetering on the edge of a sex abuse scandal similar to the one that had rocked the Catholic Church?
Halloween is when parents worry about children abducted by pedophiles while they trick-or-treat, despite experts saying that doesn’t happen.
The cost to institutions of sex abuse does not reflect the whole picture. There’s a cost to society as well, and we pick that tab up as taxpayers.
All the saints together can’t stop priests and other religions from sexually abusing children. Why does Rome fiddle while children are raped?
End New York’s statutes of limitations New York on child sexual abuse. Protesters at Agudath Israel of America for protecting secrets not children.
Cardinal Dolan refuses to condemn a colleague who refuses to get rid of a predatory priest
Removing New York’s statute of limitations for child sexual abuse is the right thing to do now and a major step in protecting tomorrow’s children
Penn State is back in the news, making now a good time to remember exactly what happened there
Sexually abused children are the most vulnerable people, and that they need to be protected by passing the Child Victims Act. NY Attorney General
Boy Scouts of America have a history of protecting the secrets of abusers, not the safety of children, and that why they are against reform.
We’re working together to pass the Child Victims Act in New York. Will you make a call and save a child from sex abuse. Click for numbers and scripts.
The man who raped me is dead. The start of an emotional roller coaster. Because every day we are surviving…even the day our rapist dies.
A horrifying child sexual abuse case in New York’s capital region only got prosecuted by some uncommon luck. New York’s Statute of Limitations on the crime keeps most offenders on the street.