Child Victims Act
Pedophile up for release
Louis Van Wie, who admitted to sexually abusing over a hundred children, most of whom were barred from court due to the Statute of Limitations for child sexual abuse, is about to get released from prison and that is terrifying neighbors and victims
N.Y. man who confessed to sexually abusing more than 100 kids set to be released from prison
A man who admitted to sexually abusing over a hundred children was convicted of abusing only two, because of New York’s Statute of Limitations on the crime. He served his sentence and now is about to be released.
The Catholic Church has a plan to compensate sexual-abuse victims, but many will get nothing
One diocese has come up with a commission to provide financial compensation to clergy sex abuse victims. But they are making it hard to access and are putting so loopholes in it that will likely bar most victims from using it.
Minnesota archdiocese offers $132 million to settle sex abuse claims
A bankruptcy judge has decided the Minnesota diocese isn’t as impoverished as it said it was, and they have more than doubled the sum of money available to clergy abuse victims.
Until church, Legislature deal with this issue, it is still news
Despite record media coverage and pleas from victims, the Albany diocese and local politicians are re-hashing old excuses about the Catholic Church’s culpability in child sexual abuse scandels and the Child Victims Act
A Halloween Treat for our readers
A piece of fiction that conveys the truth about child sexual abuse and Halloween
Pa. legislators abandon bill to extend rights of child sex-abuse victims
The Child Victims Act in Pennsylvania, which removes the Statute of Limitations for child sexual abuse and has a retroactive piece for people already victimized has stalled in the legislator and won’t pass this session
Guam leader Oks bill ending time limits in child sex cases
Guam’s governor signed the bill that will end the Statute of Limitations for the territory, despite objections from the Catholic church
Judge weighs dismissal of Penn State ex-officials’ charges
A trial to dismiss the convictions of administrators in Penn State who were convicted in relation to Jerry Sandusky’s will start soon