New Avenue for Sexual Abuse Victims to Confront their Abusers
Published: July 14, 2015, 11:46 pm Updated: July 14, 2015, 11:59 pm, WSAV3
An historic day in Georgia.
That’s how advocates described the moment in June Governor deal signed the Hidden Predator Bill into law.
Wednesday, a major portion of that bill will “open the doors of justice” for victims.
That’s the day a 2 year retroactive window opens for any child abuse victims.
That means no matter what age you are, even if your statute of limitations are up, and you have . . .
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.