DE - Victims blast judge's decision in pedophile priest case
We're very disappointed by this ruling. Kids are safest when we know more, not less, about child molesters.
Powerful adults sacrifice some of their privacy claims when they sexually assault kids.
Most judges across the country are ruling in favor of more disclosure in child sex cases. We're sad this judge has done otherwise.
In 2003, Fr. Martin was found by the Chicago Sun Times to be living with Chicago Cardinal Francis George and working in the Chicago archdiocese.
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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.