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New York lawmakers last week closed their 2017 session in “legislative hell,” as one Senator called it, without resolving a number of important issues,...

The Plight of Children at Risk in the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Communities...

Children in the United States are routinely sacrificed on the pyre of their parents’ faith by pandering politicians without a moral compass. Children don’t...

Child Sex Abuse by the Numbers: Why Sports Must Be the...

The headlines on child sex abuse have been dominated for years by issues from the Catholic Church, culminating with last year’s Oscar-winning movie, Spotlight....

The Children Be Damned . . .

There was widespread and well-deserved derision when a photo circulated of Vice President Mike Pence with dozens of Republican men from the far right...

This Holiday Weekend, Try Not to Be Penn State

As usual, the Onion has published a satire that hits the truth right on the head. They have nailed Penn State: The nation’s nearly 320 million citizens...

Who Pays for Sex Abuse?

Drawing on data from the extraordinary archive of Catholic sex abuse at Bishopaccountability.org, the San Diego Tribune recently published the top 10 sexual abuse settlements by the Catholic Church...

The Child Sex Abuse Scandals Are All the Same and They...

The latest sex abuse scandal in the headlines paints USA Gymnastics in as bad a light as you can imagine. Indeed, it is so...

The Republican Fail on Sex Assault and Child Sex Abuse

Republicans would do well to catch up to the rest of the culture on the issues of sex assault and child sex abuse. They...

The Religious Liberty Draft Executive Order and the Risks to Children

Much has been written about the draft religious liberty executive order that was leaked. The order is so transparently anti-LGBTQ, anti-same sex marriage, and...

The Demographic Both Party Platforms Missed: Child Sex Abuse Victims

The wild ride of this year’s presidential election has left many looking for landmarks that will guide their choice for the next president. One...

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