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The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests

SNAP Press Release

Victims of childhood sexual abuse demand passage of HB 5699

Extends civil statute of limitations for childhood abuse to 30 years past 18 & 2-year window

Protects children by exposing predators

Allows childhood sexual abuse victims to seek justice

Holds accountable those who enabled and shielded predators

After giving testimony at the Michigan House Judiciary Committee meeting, two leaders of the effort to bring forward House Bill 5699 will share the outcome of the Committee hearing and describe next steps to move legislation forward that protects children, not predators.

They will address the lies the Michigan Catholic Conference has communicated on their website to try to kill a bill which would make Michigan a leader in legislation that protects children.

Wednesday, April 28, Noon (Eastern Time)

In front of the Michigan Capitol Building; 100 North Capitol Avenue, Lansing MI 48933, Intersection of Ottawa & Capitol St., Lansing MI

Brad Sylvester, SNAP Michigan leader (Chicago-based international support group called SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests - and Kathy McCreedy, leader of Protecting Michigan’s Children, a collaborative group dedicated to legislation that protects Michigan’s children from sexual abuse.

HB 5699 is critical to protecting children and exposing sexual predators. Michigan citizens deserve to know who is fighting legislation that would protect their kids.

Brad Sylvester, 989-450-6210,; Kathy McCreedy,; Barbara Dorris, 314- 503- 0003,

Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests