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Article finds child sexual abuse in the Amish community

A year-long investigation by the non-profit newsroom Type Investigations and Los Angeles-based journalist and filmmaker Sara McClure found the Amish are hiding what they call a horrifying secret — that Amish children are being sexually abused by their family members and neighbors

By Scott LaMar

Boy Scouts abused in other states sue in N.J. using untested strategy

Former scouts say they have grounds to sue in New Jersey because the abuse occurred when the Boy Scouts of America was headquartered in the state from 1954 to 1979.

By Nicholas Pugliese/WHYY

To teach young kids the concept of consent, focus on bodily autonomy

Yes to Consent hosts workshops for all ages across the northeastern United States.

By Emily Scott/WHYY

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Updated: November 26, 2019 | 1:34 pm

Wolf to sign anti-child abuse measures

Pennsylvania is on the cusp of enacting a law to give future victims of child sexual abuse more time to sue, and to end time limits for authorities to file criminal charges.

By The Associated Press

Sandusky resentencing on child sex abuse conviction delayed

Sandusky’s defense lawyer and prosecutors filed a joint request. They said they need a little more time to prepare for argument about Sandusky’s designation as a sexually violent predator, among other things.

By The Associated Press

As Pa. compensation programs end, church victims wrestle with the price put on abuse

Some victims have used the program to put their fight with the church behind them. Others scoffed at the price tag put on their trauma. This is the story of two men who came to different conclusions.

By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

Judge chosen to resentence Sandusky in child sex abuse case

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday issued an order appointing Judge Maureen Skerda to take over the case.

By The Associated Press