The true cost of child sexual abuse
BY NIKKI DUBOSE, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, Sunday, January 15, 2017
After failing to change the law last year, New York State is set once again to consider doing away with the statute of limitations on prosecuting sex crimes against children — this time with Gov. Cuomo hopefully leading the reform charge against a likely intransigent state Senate.
Under current statutes, a victim must seek justice in criminal or civil court by her 23rd birthday, or she loses the opportunity to do so forever.
To understand why this is so perverse, you have to try to grasp the . . .