Stop Abuse Campaign http://stopabusecampaign.com Protecting Children. Preventing Trauma. Tue, 24 May 2016 13:12:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Human Trafficking Fact and Fiction http://stopabusecampaign.com/human-trafficking-fact-and-fiction/ Mon, 23 May 2016 18:16:11 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12278 Human trafficking is a term we use a lot, but most of us don't understand well. Here are some facts about this crime. read more

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Who is supporting kids? http://stopabusecampaign.com/who-is-supporting-kids/ Mon, 23 May 2016 01:42:46 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12273 Statute of Limitations reform in NY may become a reality this year. Please, see who supports this. If your elected officials are on the list, thank them. If they aren't, urge them to support this legislation, and support children. read more

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Not Me http://stopabusecampaign.com/not-me/ Sun, 22 May 2016 02:30:38 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12269 Think child abuse doesn't affect you? Think again. Child abuse is responsible for many of our nation's most expensive and vexing problems, and as such, it truly does affect us all. read more

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The Truth About Bathroom Bills http://stopabusecampaign.com/the-truth-about-bathroom-bills/ Sat, 21 May 2016 02:30:14 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12263 Leading national experts on child sexual abuse prevention agree that "bathroom bills" like North Carolina's don't protect children from sexual abuse. What's more, by fueling public hysteria rather than fostering education, the bills actually put all children at further risk for sexual abuse. read more

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Pedophiles http://stopabusecampaign.com/pedophiles/ Fri, 20 May 2016 03:04:59 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12259 New York refuses to reform its Statute of Limitations for child sexual abuse, making it a haven for pedophiles and sex offenders. Should NY encourage high-earning sex offenders to move into the state and use this new tax base to pay for the damages they cause? Or should they reform the state's Statute of Limitations and ensure that sex offenders aren't above the law? read more

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#MaybeHeDoesntHitYou: Do Not Suffer In Silence http://stopabusecampaign.com/maybehedoesnthityou-do-not-suffer-in-silence/ Thu, 19 May 2016 01:39:05 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12248 The recent hashtag #MaybeHeDoesntHitYou ignited national conversations about what emotional abuse is and how common it is. The author interviewed the woman who launched the hashtag, and then surveyed people using it to understand the scope and depth of emotional abuse. read more

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Grace’s Story http://stopabusecampaign.com/graces-story/ Tue, 17 May 2016 12:00:31 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12207 My daughter divorced an abusive partner when her daughter was a year old. He used the courts to further abuse her, but we all believed my grand-daughter needed her father in her life. When it became clear he was sexually abusing her, no one believed her or tried to protect her. read more

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Child sex-abuse law reform would save kids in the future http://stopabusecampaign.com/child-sex-abuse-law-reform-would-save-kids-in-the-future/ Tue, 17 May 2016 01:54:45 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12202 Children tend to have complex relationships with adults who sexually abuse them. They seldom tell anyone about their abuse. And Statutes of Limitations on the crime ensure that those abusers stay on the streets, abusing more children. read more

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Summertime is Almost Here! http://stopabusecampaign.com/summertime-is-almost-here/ Sun, 15 May 2016 14:09:01 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12183 Summer camps can be a wonderful experience for kids. They also come with risks. But there are a few things parents can do to ensure that their kids are safe and protected from sexual abuse while at camp. read more

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US Catholic church lobbies against abuse survivors http://stopabusecampaign.com/us-catholic-church-lobbies-against-abuse-survivors/ Sat, 14 May 2016 01:36:29 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12165 The Catholic church spends millions of dollars lobbying to prevent states from eliminating the Statute of Limitations for child sexual abuse. Statute of Limitations reform would make them liable to more lawsuits for facilitating sexual abuse by clergy. And since priest abuse only represents a tiny percentage of child sexual abuse, they are essentially lobbying for sex offenders, not just their own best interest. read more

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Dear Dylan http://stopabusecampaign.com/dear-dylan/ Thu, 12 May 2016 16:33:53 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12160 An open letter to Dylan Farrow, whose story of incestuous child abuse by her father is once again making headlines. read more

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Awaiting Justice http://stopabusecampaign.com/awaiting-justice/ Thu, 12 May 2016 01:41:48 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12148 Everyone agrees that child sexual abuse is horrible, but New York's legislator seems committed to maintaining it, because of their insistence on maintaining a Statute of Limitations on the crime. This Statute of Limitations bars most victims from the courts. The Roman Catholic Church insists that the SOL stays in place, but supporting child sexual abuse is hardly a Catholic value. read more

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He Never Hit Me http://stopabusecampaign.com/he-never-hit-me-2/ Wed, 11 May 2016 14:35:55 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12150 He never hit me. I swore that the minute he did, I'd leave. He hurt me so many other ways. And actually, if he did hit me, I would have stayed, because he made me believe I couldn't have done any better. read more

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The Heroic Mothers of Lost Children http://stopabusecampaign.com/the-heroic-mothers-of-lost-children/ Tue, 10 May 2016 16:35:42 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12144 The Battered Mother's Custody Conference is a time for abused mothers who have lost their children to their abusers due to unfair court proceedings and advocates for these mothers to come together and focus attention on the problem. read more

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Penn State Revisited http://stopabusecampaign.com/penn-state-revisited/ Mon, 09 May 2016 18:05:21 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12141 New revelations came out today about the true scope of Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse and Penn State's guilt. It's worth re-examining the players in this tragedy to put these new details in context. read more

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Stop Bullying http://stopabusecampaign.com/stop-bullying/ Sun, 08 May 2016 16:33:43 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12137 Ever worry about your children being bullied? Or being a bully? One of the best things you can do to protect children from bullying in any way, shape or form is to not be a bully yourself.
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Unfounded http://stopabusecampaign.com/unfounded/ Sat, 07 May 2016 15:17:52 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12121 Another child died in Erie County. My son heard the news. My son's life is dependent on the outcome of a CPS investigation. He's scared. So am I. read more

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The Other Kind of Motherless Mother http://stopabusecampaign.com/the-other-kind-of-motherless-mother/ Sat, 07 May 2016 02:46:37 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12113 Parenting with a mother who is physically alive but emotionally dead is difficult and painful in many ways. But you can succeed as a mother even if you didn't have a good one. read more

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Advocates for Statute of Limitations Reform Gather in Albany http://stopabusecampaign.com/advocates-for-statute-of-limitations-reform-gather-in-albany/ Fri, 06 May 2016 03:26:00 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12101 Leading child sexual abuse experts, and cast from the movie Spotlight gathered in Albany NY to press for Statute of Limitations reform to protect more children from sexual abuse. read more

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Through the Cracks http://stopabusecampaign.com/through-the-cracks/ Thu, 05 May 2016 04:12:00 +0000 http://stopabusecampaign.com/?p=12096 Someone asked me how to help a child who was being abused. No systems out there are good at that. There aren't many systems out there to stop further abuse, once it's started, and by that time it's really too late. read more

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