Colorado lawmakers passed a bill eliminating the legal deadline to file civil lawsuits in recent and future cases of child sexual abuse.
In 2020, many states passed or proposed bills to expand the rights of child sex abuse survivors. Although some bills failed, lawmakers continue to fight for victims.
A 22-month investigation found nine additional Catholic priests who sexually abused children in Colorado and 46 more victims.
Colorado lawmakers were considering a bill for sexual assault survivors. A lead sponsor killed the legislation claiming it didn’t do enough for survivors.