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PA--Victims praise new fine vs. Penn State on abuse

For immediate release: Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790314 645 5915 home, davidgclohessy@gmail.com)

There must be serious penalties for those who ignore or enable child sex crimes, so the NCAA is right to fine Penn State for the complicity of school officials in the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/feds-investigating-sandusky-fine-penn-state-a-record-dollar24m/ar-AAjRp3h?li=BBnbfcL&ocid=UP97DHP

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TX--Victims blast new Baylor website on sexual violence

For immediate release: Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790314 645 5915 home, davidgclohessy@gmail.com)

A gang rape has happened each of the last four years at Baylor University in Texas. On a new website, the school’s president pledges to be “more transparent” about sexual violence on campus. But we’re highly skeptical.

http://www.latimes.com/sports/more/la-sp-sn-baylor-site-20161102-story.html

http://www.wsj.com/articles/baylor-details-horrifying-alleged-sexual-assaults-by-football-players-1477681988

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