Stop Abuse Campaign http://stopabusecampaign.com Protecting Children. Preventing Trauma. Sun, 26 Jun 2016 13:45:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 The Painful Cost of Disbelieving Women Part 2 http://stopabusecampaign.com/the-painful-cost-of-disbelieving-women-part-2/ Sun, 26 Jun 2016 13:33:21 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12468 Our culture's belief that women frequently fabricate stories about rape spills over into family court. This results in judges dismissing true allegations of child sexual abuse and punishing women for making them. This hurts children, and that harms all of us. read more

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Bullying http://stopabusecampaign.com/bullying/ Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:51:19 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12461 Shame based punishments seem to be growing in popularity these days, especially as social media allows parents to share their stories of them far and wide. Shaming children doesn't teach them how to be good people. read more

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The Stop Abuse Campaign, Advocates urge Governor to Protect Kids http://stopabusecampaign.com/the-stop-abuse-campaign-advocates-urge-governor-to-protect-kids/ Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:09:29 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12452 The Stop Abuse Campaign and the founder of Fight for Kids presented Governor Cuomo a petition with over 27600 signatures in support of reforming New York's Statute of Limitations on child sexual abuse. While New York's politicians are find this distasteful , it is the most significant legislation to protect children from sexual abuse. read more

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Catholic League Shows Contempt for Real Rape Victims http://stopabusecampaign.com/catholic-league-shows-contempt-for-real-rape-victims/ Thu, 23 Jun 2016 01:13:14 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12442 The Catholic League's Bill Donohue releases a toxic declaration of "victory" over Statute of Limitations reform in New York. The report is full of untruths and mis-characterizations, and the momentum surrounding SOL reform in NY is growing, not shrinking. read more

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Why? http://stopabusecampaign.com/why/ Mon, 20 Jun 2016 19:21:24 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12430 Unprecedented media attention, advocate engagement and lobbying didn't persuade the New York legislature to pass comprehensive Statute of Limitations reform for child sexual abuse this year. And the question we need to ask of our elected officials is Why? read more

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Keeping Sex Offenders On The Streets By All Means Necessary http://stopabusecampaign.com/keeping-sex-offenders-on-the-streets-by-all-means-necessary/ Sun, 19 Jun 2016 15:22:56 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12425 The Roman Catholic Church famously opposes reforming the Statute of Limitations on child sexual abuse that would make existing laws against the crime much more enforceable. In Pennsylvania, legislators are coming forward with details of threats and public shaming that seem very un-Christian. read more

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The Painful Cost of Disbelieving Women http://stopabusecampaign.com/the-painful-cost-of-disbelieving-women/ Sun, 19 Jun 2016 04:06:20 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12421 Stories of rape are always met with rebuttals of "women make up stories about rape all the time". However, research doesn't support that. And while false accusations of rape can certainly harm someone, ignoring genuine accusations harms us all, much more often. read more

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New Norm? http://stopabusecampaign.com/new-norm/ Fri, 17 Jun 2016 17:15:36 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12417 We seem to read about new mass shootings all the time. We're almost getting used to them. Surely, there is more than one answer to this problem, but let's start by not doing things that desensitize kids to violence. That's one ingredient to making a more peaceful world that we can all do in our own homes. read more

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How I Got In, and How I Got Out http://stopabusecampaign.com/how-i-got-in-and-how-i-got-out/ Fri, 17 Jun 2016 02:33:39 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12412 How one thriving woman entered an abusive relationship, why she stayed there for 22 years and why she left when she did. read more

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What New York is getting wrong http://stopabusecampaign.com/what-new-york-is-getting-wrong/ Thu, 16 Jun 2016 02:38:28 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12407 New York cannot simultaneously protect children and sex offenders. Statutes of Limitations on child sexual abuse ensure most abusers escape consequences. Meanwhile, their victims are stuck with a lifetime of consequences, and massive expenses that taxpayers must shoulder. Statute of Limitations reform for the crime can fix that, but New York seems to be committed to rejecting this legislation. read more

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How to Raise a Rapist http://stopabusecampaign.com/how-to-raise-a-rapist/ Wed, 15 Jun 2016 13:52:01 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12387 Want to raise the next Brock Turner? Want to ensure that an innocent little child thinks it's OK that use someone who is unconscious or unwilling for sexual gratification? Here are six simple steps. read more

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Still Another Mass Shooting by Domestic Violence Perpetrator http://stopabusecampaign.com/still-another-mass-shooting-by-domestic-violence-perpetrator/ Wed, 15 Jun 2016 03:07:25 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12384 The shooter in the Orlando massacre had brutally abused his wife. Half of the deaths associated with mass shootings are caused by men with a history of domestic violence. Preventing domestic violence is by no means the only thing necessary to prevent mass shootings, but it must be considered and discussed by the media. read more

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Agree? http://stopabusecampaign.com/agree/ Mon, 13 Jun 2016 01:03:10 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12378 There's lots of evidence that spanking is bad for kids. There's also evidence that it makes parenting harder. Parenting is hard enough, why make it harder? read more

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Another Injustice in the Stanford Rape http://stopabusecampaign.com/another-injustice-in-the-stanford-rape/ Sun, 12 Jun 2016 02:14:08 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12372 In all the attention and vitrol directed at Brock Turner and his mishandled conviction and the WPI rape case, the media is deleting critical facts and pieces of context. read more

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What Parents Must Know About Sexting http://stopabusecampaign.com/what-parents-must-know-about-sexting/ Sat, 11 Jun 2016 02:21:35 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12366 What every parent must know about sexting. read more

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End the Statute of Limitations on Child Sexual Abuse http://stopabusecampaign.com/end-the-statute-of-limitations-on-child-sexual-abuse/ Tue, 07 Jun 2016 02:53:54 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12359 It is impossible to seriously protect kids from child sexual abuse as long as we have a statute of limitations on the crime. The Roman Catholic church has used many excuses to fight elimination of the SOL, and they have spent millions of dollars fighting it. And in doing so, they have ensured that most sex offenders never see a day behind bars. read more

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Mommy Shaming http://stopabusecampaign.com/mommy-shaming/ Sat, 04 Jun 2016 16:25:02 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12345 The recent tragedy at the Cincinnati zoo that lead to the shooting of Harambe the Gorilla has caused an onslaught of Mommy Shaming. This is the worst possible response, and the energy dedicated to this judgement and shaming could better be used elsewhere. read more

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Media Mishandles Johnny Depp Abuse Story http://stopabusecampaign.com/media-mishandles-johnny-depp-abuse-story/ Wed, 01 Jun 2016 02:40:30 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12334 The recent revelations that Johnny Depp abused his wife, Amber Heard, is revealing typical media bias against domestic violence victims. The media's reaction mirrors the family courts'. read more

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Keeping your Cool http://stopabusecampaign.com/keeping-your-cool/ Mon, 30 May 2016 16:28:45 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12326 Summer is here. Temperatures, and tempers, rise. There is nothing wrong with getting angry or frustrated, but how you manage that anger and frustration is very important. Here are some tips about how to keep your cool year-round. read more

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Cardinal Dolan Protects Predator Priests, not Kids http://stopabusecampaign.com/cardinal-dolan-protects-predator-priests-not-kids/ Sun, 29 May 2016 21:02:09 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12324 The Rockville Centre diocese is allowing a priest to continue employment despite a police investigation and two pending lawsuits, all related to the priest's alleged sexual abuse of children. This is beyond reckless, and proves the Catholic Church isn't committed to protecting children, despite its lip service. read more

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