California Bill to Help Sexual-Abuse Victims Sits on Governor’s Desk

California Senate Bill 131, otherwise known as the The Child Victims Act, was passed by the state Legislature earlier this year–but it’s still sitting on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk. He has until October 13 to sign the bill, veto it or let it pass into law without signing.

The governor, a former Jesuit seminarian, is  under pressure to veto the bill from Catholic dioceses and other Church officials, as well as from...

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  • George and Jean Barilla
    commented 2013-10-01 19:33:44 -0500
    I wrote about the bill last week in an article: “Church abuses victims of childhood sexual abuse by blocking law to protect them” on my blog: There is a link to an article in the Huffington Post. We need to get as many people as possible aware of how the church meddles in politics.
    George Barilla

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