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May 14, 2019
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Catholic Church Mandates Reporting of Sexual Abuse

Victims assert law does not offer adequate protections Accusations of sexual abuse against Catholic clergy have been growing louder in recent years. Critics contend that the […]
May 9, 2019
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Deconstructing Differences: Florida Bill Spurs Debate Over Human Trafficking and Prostitution

Prostitutes are not human trafficking victims. That is the assertion of opponents to a bill recently passed in the Florida Senate. The legislation aims to curb […]
May 7, 2019
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Victim Training: The Culpability of Youth Sports Organizations in Childhood Sexual Abuse

Every day of the week we see them: parents shuttling their kids to and from sports practice, cheering them on at games, celebrating their victories and […]
May 2, 2019
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Best Kept Secrets: Boy Scouts of America Shields Perpetrators, Puts Youth at Risk

Don’t keep secrets that make you uncomfortable. Tell someone. By relaying this simple –  yet invaluable – message to our children, we hope to keep them […]
April 27, 2019
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Thousands of Sexual Predators Enjoyed Protection and Anonymity Provided by the Boy Scouts of America

They were supposed to be role models. Since 1910, adult mentors volunteering with Boy Scouts of America have helped millions of youth learn new skills, develop […]