A bill requiring Arizona clergy to report child sex abuse, including abuse revealed during confession, has failed.
After the conclusion of a clergy abuse investigation, North Dakota lawmakers proposed legislation to help survivors of childhood sex abuse.
Seven sex abuse victims filed lawsuits against the Morman Church. The lawsuits allege church officials failed to report abusive Boy Scout leaders to authorities.
A mistake by the Pennsylvania Department of State delayed a proposed constitutional amendment to expand the rights of child sex abuse survivors.
An Arizona lawsuit alleges leaders of the Mormon Church failed to report child sex abuse claims, allowing abuse of children to continue for years.
The Boy Scouts of America is protecting its local councils and their assets from bankruptcy proceedings. This may harm sex abuse victims seeking justice.