Sexual Abuse
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The Swift effect

Music | Could a pop star’s plea make a difference at the polls?
by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/12/18, 05:36 pm

With the November midterm congressional elections fast approaching, a number of entertainment icons are hefting their star status and huge social-media reach to rally their fans to storm the polls.

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A victim of gender theory

Transgenderism | An Atlanta-area mother says school dismissed her report of her daughter’s sexual abuse
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 10/12/18, 02:47 pm

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced last month it was investigating a parental complaint alleging a Georgia school district’s transgender policy led to the sexual assault of a kindergartener.

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Washington cardinal resigns amid scandals

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 10/12/18, 11:17 am

Pope Francis on Friday accepted the resignation of Washington, D.C., Cardinal Donald Wuerl, who is implicated in two different sexual abuse and cover-up scandals. Wuerl continued to defend his record on dealing with abuse but asked for forgiveness for “any past errors of judgment.” Some church members demanded Wuerl’s resignation after an August report on widespread child sexual abuse in six Pennsylvania dioceses.

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