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Archive for May 2012

Editorial: “Pa. statute of limitations for abuse victims should be altered”

Published: Sunday, May 20, 2012, 6:05 AM By Patriot-News Editorial Board  “Among the difficult realities of child sexual abuse is that victims might need years, even decades, to come to terms with their abuse. It isn’t until they deal with the emotional trauma of what happened to them that they then are ready to confront their abuser. … Continue reading

“Hawaii has significantly strengthened its protections against child sexual abuse”

New York Times Editorial: More Time for Justice “Hawaii significantly strengthened its protections against child sexual abuse last month when Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed a measureextending the statute of limitations for civil lawsuits filed by child victims. At least as important, it opens a one-time two-year window to allow victims to file suits against their abusers … Continue reading

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