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MO--Abuse & retaliation suit filed vs. huge firm about foster kids

For immediate release: Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016

Unusual child abuse suit is filed

It’s against huge, for-profit company

Firm does foster care placement across US

State agency found that it deceived foster mom

That led to a teenage boy abusing her grandchild

Then, the firm retaliated against her in two ways, suit says

An unusual new lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a boy, his mom and his grandmother. It charges that a huge, nation-wide company deceived a veteran foster parent, knowingly put a teenager who had molested before into her home, and retaliated against her after she reported that the teen sexually abused her grandchild.

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IN--Victims back Indiana bishop’s bid for national office

For immediate release: Monday, Nov. 14, 2016

For more information: David Clohessy 314 566 9790 cell, 314 645 5915 home,, Barbara Dorris 314 503 0003 cell,

Victims back Indiana bishop’s bid for national office

They “vigorously oppose” candidate running against him

The world’s largest group of clergy sex abuse victims is backing a top Indiana Catholic official who’s running to head a national church abuse panel and opposing a Washington prelate who is also in the race.,14653

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