Bridie Farrell for New York Statute of Limitations Reform

Bridie Farrell never regretted coming forward about her childhood sexual abuse. Deciding to tell her story was almost an impulse. And even though she says the resulting attention wasn’t as bad as staying quiet, it doesn’t mean speaking out was easy. Something that made speaking out even harder was the fact that even if her…

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Would you give your child’s predator a pass? New York does. Find out how you can help. Child molestation leaves life-long mental, emotional, and physical scars on their victims. However, New York’s current law allows criminal charges of second-degree sexual conduct against a child – that includes incest or use of a child in sexual performance –…

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Torrance High School Wrestling Molestation On April 16th, Torrance High School wrestling coach Thomas Snider, turned himself into the Torrance Police Department after a three-month long police investigation of misconduct and inappropriate behavior. Snider, who has taught at Torrance High School since 1990 before coaching the Torrance wrestling team two years ago, has been arrested…

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Jancy Thompson spoke with Keep Kids Safe about her experience uncovering memories of sexual abuse while under the instruction of swim coach Norm Havercroft. Part of a two-part series, the beginning of Jancy’s interview can be found here: Jancy Thompson: Repressing My Memories Wasn’t a Choice. Imagine Your Memories As An immense jigsaw puzzle, with…

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For as long as she could remember, Jancy Thompson had lived with a weird, unusually off feeling: A sense of discomfort she could never quite put her finger on, Jancy constantly experienced the urge to go tell someone something. But what that “something” was, she didn’t yet fully understand. Jancy best describes her distress as…

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