If you live in PA, call your representatives!

If you live in Pennsylvania it is time to call your representatives in Harrisburg and urge them to pass legislation that will enable victims of sexual abuse at the hands of predators that were protected by the institutions in which they were employed to sue for damages.

The Governor of Pennsylvania wants several recommendations from the Grand Jury Report to be enacted but Republican lawmakers acting at the behest of the Catholic Dioceses in the state are trying to prevent survivors from seeking justice.

The fight begins in Harrisburg this morning.  If you are a resident of Pennsylvania it is time to pick up the phone.

More stories on the legislative battle in Pennsylvania:

Pa. grand jury report on clergy sexual abuse sets stage for Capitol showdown  (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Pennsylvania Considers Allowing More Victims of Sexual Abuse to Sue   (Wall Street Journal)

 

If you are a victim and you want to come forward please call the  PA Clergy Abuse Hotline: 888-538-8541This hotline is run by the Attorney General in Pennsylvania.