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Understanding the Boy Scout Abuse Scandal and the “Perversion Files”

Since its start in 1910, The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) kept secret files containing thousands of sexual abuse cases against scout leaders. Also known as the “Perversion Files,” these reports detail the abuse, as well as include a blacklist of abusers, dating back to the early 1900s. Investigations by the Los Angeles Times report that the BSA never handed over the claims to law enforcement as required under mandatory…
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Could the Grand Jury Report on Child Sex Abuse Change Pennsylvania Law?

On August 14, 2018, a state grand jury released a startling report. Over 1,000 Pennsylvania children were sexually victimized by more than 300 priests over the course of 70 years. However, many of these victims are unable to seek justice due to Pennsylvania’s statute of limitations on sex crimes. That limitation may soon change. How a Report About Child Sex Abuse Could Soon Change Pennsylvania Law Protestors gathered around the…
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Is Uber Doing Enough to Protect Passengers from Sexual Assault?

Uber has shot to popularity over the past few years as an alternative to driving, using public transportation or taking a cab. However, a recent Penn Live report may bring the rideshare company’s rise to a sudden stop. According to the story, Uber may have a problem with drivers sexually assaulting passengers. In November, an Uber sexual assault reportedly took place outside of Pittsburgh in Ross Township. Per the report,…
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