Effort to Change Statute of Limitations Law for Childhood Sexual Abuse Cases
By Kaitlyn Lionti, Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 05:21 PM EST, Time Warner Cable News, Buffalo NY
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Tuesday, we introduced you to Vanessa DeRosa and Tino Flores, who as adults, are still affected by sexual abuse in their childhood.
"I'm on psychotic and anti-depression medicines because of this. I'm still seeing a psychologist and a psychiatrist," said Flores.
"I actually am just getting out of a domestic violence relationship with my soon-to-be ex-husband so, after something like . . .
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.
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.