Pennsylvania’s Ongoing Church Sex Abuse Scandal – 2018 Update With the release of a Grand Jury Report by the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office in 2005, the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania has faced enormous scrutiny over decades-long sex abuse of children by priests, teachers, and other church employees. The report revealed a shocking culture of abuse […]
In July 2017, a Pennsylvania teacher pled guilty to sexual abuse of a student at a home/school for troubled girls in the Philadelphia suburbs. These types of cases have not slowed down, and in fact, have increased in the past several years.
A New Jersey resident, Ethan Chandler, is facing charges of child molestation and child luring. Chandler ran a sports video production company and is a former youth ministry worker. Criminal charges were filed in Essex County, NJ late last year.
Changes to Pennsylvania statute of limitations laws in child sex abuse cases being considered by PA lawmakers again. In the 2017 legislative session, the House and Senate are considering two versions of statute of limitations laws changes.
ReJoyce Christian pre-school in Hainesport, NJ is under investigation for child sex abuse by a teacher’s aide. According to the church pastor, allegations date back to 2014.
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Last week, by a vote of 49-0, the Pennsylvania Senate passed HB 1947 which broadens civil and criminal statute of limitations laws for victims of child molestation. Once passed, the changes to existing law would eliminate civil and criminal statute of limitations laws for child sex abuse in this state. However, the Senate missed a […]
A look at some of Pennsylvania’s most recent child molestation scandals in churches and schools. There is simply no excuse for the extent of the abuse at these types of institutions. However, church and school abuse scandals hit the news year after year.