Sen. Leyva’s bill would protect child victims of sex abuse: Guest commentary
By Robert Weiner and Katie Schulze
POSTED: 07/14/16, 2:42 PM PDT
The Justice for Victims Act, which has gained traction by passing the state Senate before the summer recess and is ready to be voted on by the Assembly, gives California the chance to take a strong stance against the Catholic Church’s ongoing cover-up of child sexual abuse.
Minnesota has passed a similar bill, but California’s enactment would not only protect children here but send shock waves across the country. ...