New York State Assembly plans new legislation to help child-sex abuse victims

BY KENNETH LOVETT, GLENN BLAIN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, June 2, 2016 ALBANY — Finally, some good news for child sexual abuse victims in their fight to obtain justice. Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (D-Bronx) said his chamber is working on new legislation that would eliminate or significantly extend New York’s statute of limitations for child abuse cases. “I think we […]

“Walk for a Window” across the Brooklyn Bridge represents a turning point for children’s civil rights

BY MARCI HAMILTON SPECIAL TO THE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, June 1, 2016 The “Walk for a Window” next Sunday across the Brooklyn Bridge is in support of survivors of child sex abuse, but just as important, it is a turning point in the emerging global civil rights movement for children. Not long ago, women and children belonged to their […]

Child Victims Act supporters prepare Brooklyn Bridge march

BY LARRY MCSHANE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, May 26, 2016 Supporters of child sex-abuse survivors are bringing their fight from Albany to City Hall. Proponents of the Child Victims Act plan a June 5 march across the Brooklyn Bridge to lower Manhattan in a push to win passage of the contentious legislation. The proposed law was first introduced a decade […]