news articles – polygamy – child abuse, Caylee’s Law, child p_rn arrests, Clergy abuse, violence

This week there were articles on a polygamy, child abuse conviction  Warren Jeffs – FLDS, arrests in a large online child pornography ring, articles on Jewish and Catholic clergy abuse and statistics on the lifelong toll of violence against women.

Facing life for sex abuse, the monster church leader with 24 child ‘wives’ who he told would find ‘favour with god’
Jury took only three hours to find polygamist leader guilty
Court had heard tape of him having sex with 12-year-old girl
Leader claimed he was victim of ‘religious persecution’

New poll: Florida voters back Caylee’s law 6 to 1

72 charged in online child pornography ring
Fifty-two have been arrested in the U.S. and abroad and 13 have pleaded guilty in the case, the result of a crackdown by the Justice and Homeland Security departments. Twenty remain at large.,0,5337258.story

Orthodox Jewish Child Abuse: Shattering a Traumatic Silence

2 women sue archdiocese for alleged sex abuse
Separate suits claim recovered memories of 1950s incidents,0,990086.story

Violence Against Women Can Take Lifelong Toll: Study
Research shows how rates of mental and physical illness rise, quality of life falls


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