Media Statements and Events

OH - SNAP responds to girl's kidnapping

July 24, 2016


Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur

9th District

One Maritime Plaza, Room. 600
Toledo, OH 43604

Senator Sherrod Brown

713 Hart Senate Office Bldg.
Washington, DC 20510


Representative:  D.  Michael Ashford (District 44)

Representative: Teresa Fedor (District 45)

Representative Robert McColley (District 81)

Representative Michael Sheehy (District 46)

 C/O   Ohio House of Representatives

77 S High St Fl 12,

Columbus, OH 43215


Senator Edna Brown (District 11)

Senator Cliff Hite (District 1)

Senator Randy Gardner (District 2)

c/o Ohio Senate

Senate Building
1 Capitol Square
Columbus, OH 43215

Dear Lawmakers:

Our community is overwhelmed with grief as we watch helplessly, a family grieve the senseless and violent murder of a 20 year-old college student, Sierah Joughin who was abducted last week while innocently riding her purple bicycle in broad daylight in a quiet rural area less than a half mile from her home.

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NV--Credibly accused predator priest is now in Las Vegas

For immediate release: Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016

For more information: David Clohessy 314 566 9790314 645 5915 home,, Barbara Dorris 314 503 0003 cell,

Predator priest from Michigan is now in NV

Earlier this year, Catholic officials disclosed allegation

They deemed child sex report involving girl “credible

She now wants Las Vegas/Reno church staff to “warn others

Retired cleric, now married, owns considerable property here

Victims group writes to two bishops: “Protect the vulnerable, heal the wounded

A few months ago, Catholic officials in Michigan admitted that one of their former priests, who now lives in Henderson NV, likely molested a girl years ago. His victim and a support group are now calling on Nevada’s bishops to warn the public about him.

In March, Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron disclosed that his staff had deemed “credible” a child sex abuse report against Fr. Richard R. Lauinger.  They also admit that they’ve kept secret about abuse charges made by two other women for 14 years.

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