SNAP Media Events
Victims to leaflet Savanna neighborhood where accused molester/Paula Deen's brother-in-law lived
Accused of drugging, abusing boy for years, then
He killed himself after named in sex abuse lawsuit
It is safe and right to talk about abuse, leaflet says
We fear there may be other victims, group believes
Group wants Sac area official disciplined
In legal filing, he attacks & blames childhood sex abuse victim
Crimes by adult on 13 year old were “consensual,” say Scout staffers
Abuse group: “It’s a deplorable, chilling & maybe illegal defense strategy”
“Any sexual contact between adult and child is a always criminal,” victims say
SNAP: “An organization that supposedly values loyalty throws a teen under the bus”
Support group fears Scout’s legal move “discourages other abuse victims from speaking up”
New “alarming” clergy sex abuse suit filed
It says minister repeatedly sexually assaulted congregant
Pastor called accuser “a witch” and “a prostitute”
He allegedly excommunicated her and her family when she wouldn’t submit to his assaults
His son reportedly witnessed one attack, lawsuit charges
Support group urges others with info to “come forward, get help”
Victims want archbishop to do “outreach”
Just-convicted priest still faces sentencing
SNAP: “Judge should know of all who’ve been hurt”
Group also wants info on imprisoned abusive seminarian
Would-be cleric studied at an undisclosed Catholic college
Group appeals for ‘help & honesty’ from all four KY prelates
Holding signs and childhood photos at a sidewalk news conference, clergy sex abuse victims and their supporters will prod Louisville’s top Catholic official to
-- try to find others who were hurt by a just-convicted priest, and
-- tell local church staff and members to NOT push for a light sentence for the offender.
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.