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Florida Woman Made 13-Year-Old Girl Walk Naked In Public: Police
The victim told police the suspect allegedly slapped her, punched her back and twisted her breasts.
Kansas Man Guilty In Death Of Boy Found Encased In Concrete
Stephen Bodine, 41, was convicted of first-degree murder for killing 3-year-old Evan Brewer.
USA Gymnastics Head Out After Less Than A Week As Interim President
Mary Bono was met with swift criticism after a tweet surfaced of her protesting Nike over its partnership with Colin Kaepernick.
Volusia County Sheriffs Office
Florida Man Attempts To Buy 8-Year-Old For $200,000 At Walmart: Police
Police said the suspect grabbed the girl's wrist and kissed it.
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Minnesota Lawmaker Drops Re-Election Bid After Daughter Claims He Molested Her
State Rep. Jim Knoblach abandoned his campaign after learning that Minnesota Public Radio News was publishing his daughter's allegations.
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Fugitive Catholic Priest Accused Of Abuse Arrested After Decades On The Run
Arthur J. Perrault, who spent 26 years as a fugitive, now faces child sex abuse charges in New Mexico.
Watch This If You're Confused About Why Kavanaugh's Accuser Didn't Speak Up Sooner
New York Times columnist and child sex abuse survivor Charles Blow explained it perfectly.
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3D-Printed Gun Advocate Cody Wilson Charged With Child Sexual Assault
The Defense Distributed founder texted the girl photos of his penis and described himself as a "big deal," according to an arrest affidavit.
Man Who Collected 14 Million Child Porn Images Sentenced To 100 Years In Prison
Pennsylvania officials said it was the largest stockpile of child porn the state has ever seen.
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Sally Field Reveals She Was Sexually Abused By Stepfather In New Memoir
In her book "In Pieces," the "Gidget" actress describes abuse allegations against Jock Mahoney.
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Elon Musk Is Now Baselessly Accusing Thailand Cave Diver Of Being A ‘Child Rapist’
The Tesla CEO is escalating his attacks on Vernon Unsworth, who he says without evidence has a "child bride."
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Protester Heckles Embattled Catholic Archbishop During Mass: 'Shame On You'
Cardinal Donald Wuerl is facing criticism over his handling of sexual abuse allegations in Pennsylvania.
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USA Gymnastics President Kerry Perry Resigns In Wake Of Larry Nassar Scandal
Kerry Perry is leaving after nine tumultuous months.
Australian Catholic Church Rejects Laws Forcing Priests To Report Abuse Confessions
By Byron Kaye and Colin Packham, Reuters
The country’s top Catholic body claims "children will be less, rather than more, safe if mandatory reporting of confessions were required.”
Pittsburgh Bishop: Catholic Church Today 'Not The Church' Of Priest Abuse Report
Bishop David Zubik is pushing back on calls for his resignation, saying his diocese took "responsible" action after allegations of child sexual abuse.
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Vatican Feels 'Shame And Sorrow' Over Abuse By Pennsylvania Priests, Spokesman Says
The Catholic Church needs to hold priests and those who covered for them accountable for sexual abuse, the Vatican said.
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The Catholic Church Ignores This Child Sexual Abuse Law
The church has a history of handling child abuse allegations internally ― which protects priests and endangers children.
Australian Sex Abuse Victim Reaches Landmark Settlement With Catholic Church
74-year-old Paul Bradshaw, once called a liar for his claims, says he can now die happy.
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These Are The Chilling Stories Of Abuse Covered Up By The Catholic Church
A Pennsylvania grand jury identified more than 300 alleged "predator priests." Here are just some of the stories.
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Report On Catholic Church Abuse Cover-Up Incites Survivors' Collective Rage
Survivors are speaking up after a grand jury investigation identified more than 1,000 abuse victims in six Pennsylvania dioceses.
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Australian Archbishop Receives House Arrest For Child Sex Abuse Cover-Up
Former Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson was convicted in May of covering up a former priest's sexual abuse of altar boys dating back to the 1970s.
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Larry Nassar Appeals Second Sexual Assault Sentence
The former USA Gymnastics doctor has now appealed all three of his prison sentences for sexual assault and child pornography.
Man Was Training Children For School Shootings On New Mexico Compound: Court Documents
A man arrested at a squalid New Mexico compound was training children to carry out school shootings, according to court documents filed by prosecutors.
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Missouri Couple Accused Of Imprisoning 4 Children In 'Boxes' Secured With Plywood
"I've seen some pretty nasty things, but nothing this deplorable," a law enforcement official said.
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Hey Christian Parents, Spanking Kids Is Sex Abuse
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Spanking is inherently violent. It is also inherently sexual.
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Judge Rosemarie Aquilina Denies Larry Nassar's Appeal For New Sentence
The former USA Gymnastics team doctor was assaulted in prison "because he's a convicted child molester," a prosecutor said.
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