John Pilmaier is the Wisconsin Director of SNAP. John began working with SNAP in 2007 and has been an advocate for sexual abuse survivors and children ever since. He has been helping expose the criminal behavior of clerics in the archdiocese of Milwaukee and in dioceses throughout Wisconsin. He is currently providing outreach to victim/survivors who are being impacted by the decision of the archdiocese of Milwaukee to file for bankruptcy protection. John is an Advanced Practice Social Worker living in Milwaukee.
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.