Child Victims Act
The Latest: New Charges filed in foster care sex abuse case
A Long Island foster parent who sexually abused children in his care but is protected by New York’s Statute of Limitations on the crime has had new charges filed against him, and his case has ignited an investigation of NY’s foster care system.
Abuse victim in ‘Spotlight’: Extend statute of limitations in Pennsylvania
A survivor who shared his story with the Boston Globe’s Spotlight team uses his story to support efforts to eliminate the Statute of Limitations on child sexual abuse.
Why Statute of Limitations Reform works, and Mandated Reporter Laws Don’t
There is no legislative fix that will do as much to prevent child sexual abuse as Statute of Limitations reform. Changes to the Mandated Reporter laws are being suggested as a remedy to a recent sex abuse scandal involving the Boy Scouts, but this cannot work as well as SOL reform.
The most disturbing aspect of a sexual-abuse scandal at an elite, New England prep school
A new, independent report reveals the St. George boarding school knew about child sexual abuse within its ranks and helped sexually abusive teachers get jobs elsewhere
Why Residency Restrictions For Sex Offenders Just Don’t Work
Laws that restrict where registered sex offenders are popular among certain political circles. However, they don’t work, and between the false sense of security they generate, and the fact they are often used as an excuse to kill less popular legislation, they are truly a bad idea.
Governor Cuomo, The Children Are Watching
New York’s Governor Cuomo has said that he supports the Omnibus Child Victims Act, but he has yet to exercise his leadership and push for this bill. Meanwhile, New York’s four million children are depending on him to do the right thing.
Guam’s lawmakers vote to lift statute of limitations for sex abuse
The territory of Guam has just eliminated their Statute of Limitations for child sexual abuse.
Man sexually abused as teen sues camp that employed abusive counselor
A New York businessman is trying to sue the summer camp where he was sexually abused. After he learned that the man who abused him had abused others, he felt the need to do something.
Fake News About Child Sexual Abuse is No Laughing Matter
Fake News About Child Sexual Abuse is No Laughing Matter By Nancy Levine First Published...