Abuse

  • Disturbing new law lets rapists sue if victims want to have an abortion

    The new law, which could come into effect as early as this spring, will let family members block a woman’s termination by suing the abortion provider.  And even more worryingly, it doesn’t include an exception for spousal rape or incest – meaning that the foetus’s father could sue even...
  • 5 more clergy abuse lawsuits filed in federal court

    Five former altar boys filed separate multimillion-dollar lawsuits in federal court Wednesday afternoon, alleging they were sexually abused or raped by Archbishop Anthony S. Apuron and former island priest David Anderson decades ago. Each of the five clergy sex abuse lawsuit demands a jury trial and at least $5...
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