A bill requiring Arizona clergy to report child sex abuse, including abuse revealed during confession, has failed.
California bishops filed motions challenging law AB 218. The law expands legal opportunities for child sex abuse victims, including a 3-year “look back” window.
After the conclusion of a clergy abuse investigation, North Dakota lawmakers proposed legislation to help survivors of childhood sex abuse.
A mistake by the Pennsylvania Department of State delayed a proposed constitutional amendment to expand the rights of child sex abuse survivors.
The PA House of Representatives approved a bill to open a “look back” window for child sexual abuse cases. The Senate will review the bill next.