Child Sexual Abuse
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Epstein’s death sparks inquiry, suspicion

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/12/19, 10:38 am

U.S. Attorney General William Barr, the French government, and Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers want answers as to how the billionaire was able to kill himself in jail. Medical officials performed an autopsy Sunday but have not released their findings.

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Jeffrey Epstein commits suicide in jail

by Mickey McLean
Posted 8/10/19, 01:18 pm

The accusers of a man charged with sexually abusing dozens of underage girls as part of a sex-trafficking ring will not get their day in court. The Federal Bureau of Prisons said well-connected financier Jeffrey Epstein killed himself in his jail cell Saturday morning at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York, where he awaited trial. Epstein, 66, who was denied bail, had pleaded not guilty.

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Clash of ideals in Kansas foster system

Family | State agency imposes transgender ideology on foster families
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 8/09/19, 04:46 pm

The child welfare agency in Kansas wants foster parents to affirm the gender identities of transgender children. But the move could significantly decrease the number of available families in a state with a record-high number of foster children.

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