Ruth Krall was, before retirement, a registered nurse with a specialty in psychiatric-community mental health nursing. Later, she became a pastoral theologian with a specialty in sexual violence studies. During the 1980’s she worked on a rape crisis line in Los Angeles County where she also co-facilitated group therapy sessions for recently raped women. A college professor, she taught sexual violence studies content to successive generations of undergraduate students. Since retirement, Krall continues to write about sexualized violence.
2015 Conference Speaker- Ruth Krall
50 State AG Call for Grand Jury
Any investigation must be:
- independent of and separate from the church
- must have subpoena powers and ability to compel testimony under oath
Anything short of these criteria is a sham and whitewash.
In addition, write letters to the editor, make phone calls to politicians as they can apply pressure to keep them responsive to our demand. We need to make efforts to ensure that they follow up on what the state is doing to investigate these crimes.
The Attorneys General of forty states have inquired about the grand jury process in Pennsylvania. Let's get statewide investigations going in fifty states.
Note to Letter Writers
Use your own words and style of writing. Cut and paste from the templates as you wish. Include your experiences, whether as a survivor or as a member of the community. And relate your letter to the state you were abused in or state now living in.