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May 12, 2020

Former Football player at U. of Michigan accuses team doctor of sexual assault back in the 1970’s

    Chuck Christian, a former tight end for one of the most decorated college football programs in the country, has stage 4 prostate cancer which has spread to his tailbone, ribs , hips , spine and shoulder. He was told in 2016 he only had 3 years to live, however, he has surpassed that timeline and credits natural remedies and alternative treatments rather than chemotherapy and radiation.   He has recently spoken out bout his sexual abuse when he was a Michigan Wolverine, and the  team doctor,  Dr. Robert Anderson, allegedly performed unwarranted prostate checks on athletes, including him. […]
May 11, 2020

Former tutor admits to having sexual relationship with teenager while she was his student

  A former member of the faculty of  Natrona County School District has admitted to sexually abusing a girl back in July 2016.The accused, Jason G. Waugaman, has  pleaded guilty to third-degree sexual abuse of a minor in Natrona County District Court  via video conference since he could not appear in person due to COVID-19 restrictions. Waugaman accepted a plea agreement  to serve six to twelve  years in prison even though two second degree sexual abuse of a minor charges have been dropped. Waugaman was 33-years-old and the victim was  a teenager at the time the sexual abuse took place. […]
May 8, 2020

New Hope for victims of child sex abuse as Child Victims Act window extended

The state of New York’s court system has made an exception, which will take place in the next few weeks, to allow new filings of childhood sex abuse cases under the Child Victims Act. During his daily coronavirus briefing on Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the window for people to file lawsuits regarding the Child Victims Act has been extended to January. “We will not deny those litigants the ability to file,” the spokesman, Lucian Chalfen, said in an email. An executive order to extend the Child Victims act has been discussed since COVID-19 crisis began affecting the courts, and arguments […]
May 8, 2020

Assistant Principal of Day Care in El Dorado arrested amid allegations of child sex abuse

  A day care worker in El Dorado has been arrested under a child sex abuse investigation.   The sexual abuse allegedly happened approximately five years ago at EduCare Daycare Center on the Butler Community College campus in El Dorado but police reports were not made until this week. During the investigation the assistant director of the day care,  Brent Martin, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. Police went on to report that Brent Martin was also involved in multiple community organizations where he was in close contact and worked with  children. The El Dorado Police […]
May 7, 2020

New Jersey law brings new child sex abuse suits against Catholic Church

  (Article by Donna Miller, and Susan Edelman – Gruntstuff) May 5, 2020   Donna Miller A new law that lifts the statute of limitations for grownup survivors of child sex abuse in New Jersey went into impact Sunday — opening the floodgates for lawsuits against highly effective establishments and predators. A number of the first instances filed Monday embrace three suits against the Catholic Church that allege the non secular establishment knowingly employed perverted monks and allowed them “unfettered” entry to weak youngsters, whereas preserving their proclivity for pedophilia a closely-held secret.  he three instances have been filed by the […]
May 7, 2020

Diocese of Buffalo denied small business loan amid sex abuse allegations

  The Buffalo Diocese, informed 23 Buffalo priests that they will no longer receive health care as part of bankruptcy negotiations. The priests have been suspended  due to substantiated sex abuse allegations. As of May 1, the 23 Buffalo priests that have been on leave because of abuse claims have been informed by Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger  that thier regular checks from the diocese would stop. Scharfenberger wrote a letter to the priests explaining that as part of the ongoing bankruptcy negotiations, their health care was part of the expenses that have been halted due to the ongoing lawsuits of […]
May 6, 2020

Survivors of clergy sex abuse livid over release of Priest from prison due to Covid -19 fears

  COVID-19 and the halt of the judicial system is raising questions among survivors of childhood sex abuse especially those who were abused by clergy.  Michael Guidry,  a priest convicted of molesting a teenage boy is out on bail. He was only serving the first year of his 10 year prison sentence, after pleading guilty to molestation of a juvenile. Guidry’s defense counsel, Jane Hogan, requested an emergency appeal hearing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 is being used as an excuse to release prisoners during this pandemic.  Survivors of clergy sex abuse want accountability. “This perp is a dangerous […]
May 6, 2020

Buffalo Diocese asks to halt sex abuse lawsuits during bankruptcy filings

   The Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, currently dealing with filing for Bankruptcy  due to the expenses of sexual abuse charges and COVID-19 expenses, is seeking legal action to stop all current outstanding  lawsuits against claims of clergy sexual abuse. The Diocese of Buffalo is seeking injunction on lawsuits that have been filed under the CVA (Child Victims Act, which is a one year window for victims of childhood sexual abuse to come forward after the prior statute of limitations had prevented them from doing so. This CVA window, due to expire in August, has allowed at least 250 new […]
May 5, 2020

New Orleans Archdiocese to File for Bankruptcy amid high costs of sexual abuse allegations

  This week, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans announced it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection due to the growing legal costs related to sexual abuse by priests. The filing could free the Archdiocese from creditors lawsuits and give it time to reorganize its finances.  The New Orleans archdiocese is the latest of more than 20 dioceses nationwide to take such action. The latest spin is that preventing the spread of COVID-19 is also being blamed for the financial pressures of the archdiocese. The Archdiocese said in a statement  “The Archdiocese’s action will not affect individual church […]
May 4, 2020

Bellator champ Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Sues Coach for sexually abusing her and her sister when she was a student at the school

   Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, Belabor women’s flyweight champion and her sister Mahina Macfarlane Souza along with an unnamed woman just filed a civil lawsuit last Wednesday accusing a former assistant basketball coach, Dwayne Yuen, of sexually abusing them when they were just 12 years old.  Dwayne Yuen was a coach at a Hawaii private school and allegedly sexually abused the women when they were students at Honolulu’s Punahou School between 2003 and 2006, beginning when Ilima-Lei was just 12 years old. Honolulu’s Punahou School is also listed as a defendant in the suit  alleging that the K-12 school not only  ignored  […]
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