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New York state set to extend statute of limitations on child sex abuse

by Peter Feuerherd NEW YORK — They finally got a yes. After more than a decade of lobbying, advocates for changes in the New York state statute of limitations found out Jan. 28 that the state legislature approved what they had long wanted. Both the State Assembly and State Senate approved changes in the Child Victims Act, … Continue reading New York state set to extend statute of limitations on child sex abuse

The Episcopal Diocese of New York Suspends Statute of Limitations for Clergy Sexual Misconduct Allegations for Three Years

Statute of Limitations for Clergy Sexual Misconduct Allegations Suspended for Three Years Nearly a year ago, the Presiding Bishop, the Most Rev. Michael Curry, and the President of the House of Deputies, the Rev. Gay Jennings issued a call for the church to examine its history and come to a fuller understanding of how we have handled … Continue reading The Episcopal Diocese of New York Suspends Statute of Limitations for Clergy Sexual Misconduct Allegations for Three Years

“The Effects of Sexual Abuse Never Go Away”

February 3, 1997 - Hartford Courant - by Kathleen Megan The single most hurtful comment that relatives frequently make to older victims of childhood sexual abuse is: "Gee, it happened such a long time ago, just get over it." [bold added for emphasis] "We all wish it could be that easy, but it's not," said … Continue reading “The Effects of Sexual Abuse Never Go Away”