Sexual Abuse
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Former gymnastics chief arrested in abuse scandal

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/18/18, 11:51 am

Police arrested former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny on Wednesday, adding another name to the list of accomplices to Dr. Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse of hundreds of young gymnasts. Nassar is serving a sentence of at least 40 years in prison for molesting girls in Michigan under the guise of medical treatment. Penny, who resigned in 2017, was indicted in Walker County, Texas, on allegations of working to thwart a criminal investigation into abuse by Nassar at the world famous Karolyi Ranch in Huntsville. The ranch served as the training center for the U.S.

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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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