In a historic day for victims, Wolf signs legislation to expand protections for sex abuse survivors

In a historic day for victims, Wolf signs legislation to expand protections for sex abuse survivors

In a historic day for sex abuse survivors, Gov. Tom Wolf Tuesday signed into law a package of bills that expand legal remedies for survivors and strengthen the law to protect victims of child sex abuse.

The legislation acts on a series of recommendations from a bombshell grand jury report that revealed widespread child sex abuse by over 300 Catholic priests belonging to Pennsylvania dioceses.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019/Author: Justin Sweitzer
Categories: News and Views
Child sexual abuse victim first case to sue under new circumstance allowing victims to file lawsuits outside of the statute of limitations

Child sexual abuse victim first case to sue under new circumstance allowing victims to file lawsuits outside of the statute of limitations

Another victim of child sexual abuse has come forward and is now suing the Harrisburg Roman Catholic Diocese. 

67-year-old Donald Asbee stated that he was repeatedly raped by two priests at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Milton, PA, while he was an altar boy. He alleged that the Harrisburg Roman Catholic Diocese and its bishops covered up the sexual abuse crisis within the Catholic Church. 

Tuesday, July 23, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Tweets of the Week - August 13, 2018

Tweets of the Week - August 13, 2018

Check out the week as described by Tweets from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.
Friday, August 17, 2018/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features
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