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Archive for December 2011

Inquirer Editorial: “It’s time for lawmakers in Harrisburg and Trenton to step up”

Inquirer Editorial: “It’s time for lawmakers in Harrisburg and Trenton to step up”

“In the case of the decades-old child-sex-abuse claims being made against former Philadelphia Daily News sports columnist Bill Conlin, public exposure is the only route to healing for the alleged victims.

But it is to be hoped that one day soon, that will …” 

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SI senior writer: “End statute of limitations on child sex crimes”

“(CNN) — The Penn State scandal was just starting to reach a rolling boil last month when the Department of Education announced that it would be investigating the school for a possible violation of the Clery Act. A quarter century ago, Jeanne Clery was asleep in her Lehigh University dorm room when she was raped and … Continue reading

Child Victim’s Act allows survivors to force disclosures and require child protection measures

Child Victim’s Act allows survivors to force disclosures and require child protection measures [News story w/ video] “Fourteen Delaware men announced Thursday that they had settled their child sexual abuse lawsuits against three Roman Catholic institutions for $7 million, the release of documents and dozens of other measures meant to protect children in the future …”

And it’s most definitely time for New York to follow little Delaware’s lead in protecting kids.

“New York lawmakers could reform child abuse laws” [Reuters]

It’s time for Pennsylvania to follow Delaware’s lead in protecting kids.

“Pa. commission looks to strengthen child sex abuse laws” [TV news story with video]

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