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  • UMC advises churches to end charters with Boy Scouts amid sex abuse lawsuit settlement

    08/30/2021 10:51:50 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 08/30/2021 | Michael Gryboski
    The United Methodist Church, a denomination that sponsors thousands of Boy Scout troops, recently told congregations to consider ending or altering their current agreements with the Boy Scouts of America as the embattled scouting organization settles a major sex abuse lawsuit.The UMC’s Office of Public Information released a statement last week explaining that the mainline Protestant denomination had a long history with the BSA, dating back for more than a century.Church leadership cited the recent BSA lawsuit filed by thousands of victims of sexual abuse. Earlier this year, BSA reached a settlement with a proposed payout of over $850 million...
  • Former Cuomo Staffer Accuses Him Of Kissing Her Without Her Consent

    02/24/2021 11:06:35 AM PST · by Red Badger · 61 replies
    https://dailycaller.com ^ | February 24, 2021 12:57 PM ET | MARY MARGARET
    A former staffer for Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo alleged Wednesday that he kissed her without her consent. Lindsey Boylan originally accused Cuomo of sexual harassment in December but waited to share details of her allegations until Wednesday. “We were in his New York City office on Third Avenue,” she said. “As I got up to leave and walk toward an open door, he stepped in front of me and kissed me on the lips. I was in shock, but I kept walking.” ============================================================================== A former staffer for Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo alleged Wednesday that he kissed...
  • Over 88,000 sex abuse claims filed against Boy Scouts of America

    11/17/2020 7:01:25 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 68 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/17/2020 | Brandon Showalter
    Sex abuse claims against the Boy Scouts of America have now surpassed 88,000, according to lawyers who represent victims who’ve filed claims against the organization. Christopher Hurley, the managing partner with a law firm representing 4,000 survivors of childhood sexual abuse who say they were victimized while participating in the Boy Scouts, said in a statement to The Christian Post that there are over 88,500 victims that have come forward as of Monday, the deadline the bankruptcy court set for such claims. “We knew the problem was severe and we knew it had been neglected by the Boy Scout organization...
  • Bill Clinton Secretly Met Ghislaine Maxwell for ‘Intimate Dinner’: Report

    09/22/2020 4:02:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 45 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 22, 2020 | Kate Sheehy
    Bill Clinton secretly met socialite-turned-accused sex-trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell for an “intimate” dinner in 2014 — well after reports that she and perv pal Jeffrey Epstein had abused at least one teen, a report said Tuesday. The former president joined Maxwell — who is now cooling her heels in a Brooklyn jail cell on charges involving the alleged sex abuse of young women — and a small group of friends for the meal in Los Angeles after a celebrity gala that February, sources told the Daily Beast. “This is an intimate dinner with Clinton in LA,” an aghast source told the...
  • New Netflix Documentary Explores the US Gymnastics Sex Scandal

    06/27/2020 4:45:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 27, 2020 | Brad Slager
    On Netflix the new documentary ‘’Athlete A’’ is a very well made and smartly constructed documentary covering the recent exposure of the longterm sexual abuse that was taking place with USA Gymnastics. The title refers to the initial witness who anonymously came forward to state on the record how she, as a gymnast, had been the victim of abuse, and it is a detailed account of how the institutionalized permissiveness of abuse in the organization was exposed. The tale of how an official USA Gymnastics doctor was able to abuse young girls for decades, and be shielded by those who...
  • Biden’s sexual assault problem gets worse, and he seems more senile than ever

    04/28/2020 6:36:37 AM PDT · by libstripper · 40 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 8, 2020 | Andrea Widburg
    The news about Joe Biden has taken on a completely surreal quality. For a long time, the headlines were about his declining mental state, which is becoming hard to ignore. This was bizarre enough in a presumptive Democrat candidate for the presidency. Then, Tara Reade dropped a bombshell, alleging that the same politician known for publicly groping and sniffing women and children had sexually assaulted her. The media assiduously ignored Reade's allegations as long as they could and eventually reported on them only to dismiss both Reade and the allegations.
  • Police bust 'horrific' child sex abuse ring spread across five states

    04/20/2020 1:17:07 PM PDT · by barnicus · 40 replies
    The Australian ^ | 4/20/2020 | Simon Benson
    "A global child exploitation sting triggered by a US Department of Homeland Security investigation has rescued four Australian children as young as two months old who were used to produce and exchange child rape videos and images through online pedophile networks around the world."
  • Detective: Springboro gym teacher was 'manipulating,' 'grooming' children in his class

    03/13/2020 6:52:02 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    WCPO ^ | March 13, 2020 | Courtney Francisco
    LEBANON, Ohio — UPDATE: 3/13 9:38 a.m. John Austin Hopkins's trial resumed Friday morning with both sides presenting closing arguments. Before court let out Thursday, jurors heard from Dr. Fred Peterson, Ph.D. “[Hopkins] acknowledges some type of sexual behavior occurred," Peterson's written report said. "His results suggest he has numerous sexual 'thinking errors' which he uses to help him explain the sexual behavior that occurred.” Peterson's report also said Hopkins's mental behavior does not allow him to accept responsibility for his actions, which could hinder any treatment which might be suggested. Once both sides present closing arguments Friday, the jurors...
  • Indiana woman pleads guilty to sexually abusing toddler, filming act for drug money

    03/10/2020 5:51:16 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    WLKY ^ | March 10, 2020 | WLKY Digital Staff
    EFFERSONVILLE, Ind. — A Jeffersonville woman admitted to sexually abusing and exploiting a young child to get drug money. Jamie Simms, 23, pleaded guilty to child molestation and child exploitation. In 2018, Jeffersonville police were contacted about videos that allegedly showed her sexually abusing a toddler.
  • End Times: Drag Queen Giving Lap Dance to Little Girl Goes Viral

    02/29/2020 1:33:49 PM PST · by lowbridge · 55 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | February 29, 2020 | MEGAN FOX
    Anyone telling you that drag culture is okay for children is downright insane. The American Library Association has forced drag queens into public libraries under the guise of "inclusivity" and it has now devolved into whatever the hell this is (spoiler alert: it's a crime called "corruption of a minor"). -snip Matt Walsh is taking some heat for linking libertarian conservatism to the decline of Western culture, but is he wrong? The libertarians I know have zero concern for the morality of our nation. Some that I know don't believe in any age of consent, nor do they believe pornography...
  • Teacher’s aide sexually assaulted me and schools did nothing to stop it, former student says in suit

    02/23/2020 5:33:11 PM PST · by Coleus · 10 replies
    The Star Ledger ^ | Anthony G. Attrino
    Philip Cerone, 29, of Maywood, is a former teacher's aide serving probation for criminal sexual contact. The victim is suing Cerone and two districts where he worked.Bergen County Prosecutor's Office A 20-year-old woman has sued two school districts in Bergen County claiming she was sexually assaulted by a teacher’s aide and officials at two schools did nothing to intervene. The woman claims Philip Cerone, of Maywood, carried on an illegal relationship with her from April 2016 to October 2017 while she was a student at Hackensack High School and a volunteer under Cerone’s supervision at South Hackensack Memorial School...
  • Englewood, NJ man charged with sexual assault of 10-year-old

    02/23/2020 5:05:18 PM PST · by Coleus · 13 replies
    Bergen Record ^ | 02.21.20 | Katie Sobko
    Englewood man charged with sexual assault of 10-year-old
  • Harrisburg Catholic Diocese Declares Bankruptcy, the First to Do So in Pa. Under Weight of Clergy Sex-Abuse Claims

    02/21/2020 6:44:05 PM PST · by marshmallow · 23 replies
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 2/19/20 | Jeremy Roebuck and Angela Couloumbis
    HARRISBURG — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, becoming the first diocese in the state to seek protection from financial claims in the aftermath of a 2018 grand jury report that revealed decades of sexual abuse and cover-up by the church’s top leaders. And, said a lawyer for the diocese, it’s not likely to be the last. Citing the fallout from that probe and recent court decisions that opened new avenues for some victims with time-barred claims to sue, attorney Matt Haverstick said Harrisburg, like each of the state’s eight other Catholic dioceses, faces the prospect...
  • Guilty Plea from Former Crime Prevention Coordinator

    02/20/2020 12:56:04 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 8 replies
    WBEN ^ | 02 20 2020 | Mike Baggerman
    A prominent City of Buffalo employee plead guilty to the sexual abuse of a 17-year-old boy. Antwan Diggs, 50, plead guilty Thursday to the abuse that happened at the Marriott Hotel at Canalside last August. He forced the boy to perform oral sex on him, then later blamed “demons” for his actions. Diggs was the former Community Crime Prevention Coordinator for the Buffalo Urban Renewal Agency. He has since lost his job. Diggs was also a pastor at the Hananiah Lutheran Church in Buffalo. “There are human frailties in life and people make bad decisions and mistakes,” Defense Attorney Tom...
  • Rep. Jim Jordan accused of participating in OSU sexual abuse cover-up by ex-wrestler

    02/13/2020 3:33:44 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 48 replies
    Yahoo! Sports ^ | February 12, 2020 | Liz Roscher
    Ohio congressman and former Ohio State assistant wrestling coach Jim Jordan has been accused of participating in the cover-up of widespread sexual abuse in OSU’s wrestling program. Jordan was accused by Adam DiSabato, who was the team captain in the late 1980s and early 1990s. DiSabato was appearing in front of a hearing in the Ohio legislature as a witness for House Bill 249, which would waive the statute of limitations and allow the OSU athletes who had been abused to sue the university. DiSabato told the House Civil Justice Committee that several team officials, including Jordan, were aware that...
  • Oregon Woman Sues Mormon Church for Reporting Husband’s Confession

    01/11/2020 4:25:49 PM PST · by Morgana · 52 replies
    BREITBART ^ | January 10, 2020 | Nate Church
    Kristine Johnson is suing the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for reporting her husband’s sexual abuse of an underage girl. The lawsuit is an attempt to hold the church responsible for “loss of income, emotional distress and her family’s loss of her husband’s companionship,” to the tune of $9.5 million — plus $40,000 to cover their legal expenses. Johnson claims the church went against its principles of confidential confession when it reported her husband’s admission that he sexually abused an underage girl. Johnson learned of her husband’s crime in 2016. She and her husband responded, according to the...
  • Virginia dad beats man found ‘nude from the waist down’ in his children’s bedroom, police say

    01/09/2020 6:42:25 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 45 replies
    WSBTV2 Atlanta ^ | 1/7/20 | Kelli Dugan
    SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. — A North Carolina man was beaten severely Sunday by the father of two children who found him in their bedroom naked from the waist down, multiple news outlets reported. Calling it a “chaotic scene,” deputies with the Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance call and found one man badly beaten and another man approaching him with a gun, WRIC reported. The man with the gun dropped his weapon without contest when authorities ordered him to do so, Fox News reported. Content Continues Below According to a statement, deputies determined the injured man, 60-year-old Mark Stanley, was visiting family for the...
  • Planned Parenthood Blocks Bill Helping Women Patients Report Sexual Abuse (California)

    12/22/2019 1:37:56 PM PST · by Morgana · 4 replies
    Life News ^ | Dec, 20, 2019, | Micaiah Bilger
    Planned Parenthood lobbyists may have killed a California bill that would help protect young women from sexual abuse. California Assembly Bill 1030 received bipartisan support when it passed the state Assembly earlier this year. It was written in response to sexual abuse allegations against a University of Southern California (USC) gynecologist who is accused of abusing at least 700 patients in the past 30 years. The bill is informed consent legislation. It would ensure first-time gynecological patients understand what is supposed to happen during a pelvic examination and provide contact information to report abuses. Despite seemingly strong support, the bill...
  • How hero’s split second move saved raped girl, 7 (harrowing but heroic)

    11/09/2019 5:26:58 AM PST · by naturalman1975 · 42 replies
    news.com.au ^ | 9th November 2019 | Candace Sutton
    It was a snap decision that anyone could have missed, leaving a seven-year-old dancing student in the clutches of a depraved rapist. The split-second judgment call would put Sydney father Nick Gilio at risk of death as Anthony Sampieri lashed out and slashed him. But Mr Gilio’s immediate grasp of the situation saved the little girl lying bound behind the toilet door. .... With the scalpel-style knife in his hand, Sampieri lunged at Mr Gilio, slashing his stomach. Sampieri brandished the knife at Mr Gilio, the mother and her daughter, indicating they couldn’t leave the toilets. The mother tried to...
  • West Virginia State Police charge man with sexual abuse of a 1-year-old

    10/18/2019 1:54:28 AM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    WOWK TV 13 ^ | October 17, 2019 | WOWK TV 13
    CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — West Virginia State Police have charged a Lewis County man with sexual abuse of a minor after receiving a complaint of his actions involving a 1-year-old girl. In May, troopers conducted an interview with Daytona McClain, 22, of Horner, regarding allegations of sexual abuse against him, according to a criminal complaint. The investigation into McClain began when an unnamed individual told troopers that McClain had told her during a phone conversation that he performed lewd acts on the 1-year-old child, while at an apartment in Clarksburg, troopers said. In the interview with investigators, McClain confirmed what...