Child Sexual Abuse
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Father of abuse victims tries to attack Nassar

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 2/02/18, 11:04 am

A father of three sexual abuse victims tried to attack former sports physician Larry Nassar at a sentencing hearing Friday morning in Charlotte, Mich., where Nassar faces his third and final sentencing for abusing young gymnasts. Last week, a judge sentenced him to 40 to 175 years in prison in a different abuse case. The current case deals with his work with an elite gymnastics club called Twistars.

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Gymnastics doctor sentenced in sexual assault case

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 1/24/18, 01:21 pm

A Michigan judge on Wednesday sentenced sports doctor Larry Nassar to 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually assaulting gymnasts and other young women and girls. Nassar, 54, worked at Michigan State University and for USA Gymnastics, which trains Olympians. He pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting seven females in the Lansing, Mich., area between 1998 and 2015, but the seven-day hearing brought over 150 victims or their families to court to testify.

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Child victims still waiting for their #MeToo moment

Entertainment | Dylan Farrow’s struggle points out weaknesses in the anti–sex abuse movement
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/19/18, 12:57 pm

Hollywood actors, newly sensitive to the effects of sexual abuse, are expressing a growing discomfort with director Woody Allen, whose daughter has claimed for years that he molested her as a child.

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