Justice4PAKids is running a 5K race and a 1 mile walk to help the organization advocate and educate for child sex abuse prevention and awareness on Saturday, 3 May 2014. The race is being held at the Chester Valley Trail Entrance at 140 Church Farm Lane in Exton, Pennsylvania. You can register at Chester County… Continue reading Justice4PAKids 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk Announced
Category: Foundation to Abolish Child Sexual Abuse
If you live in PA, A word from FACSA (Foundation to Abolish Child Sex Abuse)…
FACSA - Foundation to Abolish Child Sex Abuse Contact Your PA House Rep ASAP Please contact your local PA House legislator and ask him/her to support Rep. Mark Rozzi's proposed amendments to Senate Bill 681 which the full PA House will be voting on very soon possibly in the next day or so. A. How… Continue reading If you live in PA, A word from FACSA (Foundation to Abolish Child Sex Abuse)…
FACSA President’s Recent Article in Notre Dame Magazine
I am providing this link to John Salveson's article in Notre Dame Magazine. As President of Foundation to Abolish Child Sexual Abuse (FACSA), Mr. Salveson is leading the charge to change laws to protect children and vulnerable adults from sexual predators and the institutions that have protected those predators. His frustrations are very similar to frustrations that I… Continue reading FACSA President’s Recent Article in Notre Dame Magazine
Is there a Survivor’s Community?
The past year has seen some spectacular events that have given some hope to survivors of child sexual abuse at the hands pedophile predators in our society. Indeed this crisis knows no borders and is not limited to those of a certain faith. We have seen the conviction of a Catholic Bishop for covering up… Continue reading Is there a Survivor’s Community?
I put a blog post on January 16 entitled 99,601. I thought it was pretty innocuous, more of a "I'm still out here" piece than anything else. It drew a vitriolic response from one reader who decided that it was more of an exercise in narcissism and that I should be taking a more vocal stand… Continue reading SNAPpish
PA Legislators Reintroduce Child Sex Abuse Legislation
The State Assembly in Harrisburg will be taking up the issue of child abuse legislation again. The following is the first two paragraphs of an article on what went on in Harrisburg earlier this week. Click on the link below to read the full story. "Representatives Michael McGeehan (D-Philadelphia) and Louise Bishop (D-Philadelphia) were joined… Continue reading PA Legislators Reintroduce Child Sex Abuse Legislation
A Month of Significant Events Does Not Change My Reality
It has been an interesting 31 days. I still have not processed it all. I don’t know how to process some of it. I have been told to try to look at these things in the context of "the glass being half full". What I have found in looking through my own personal lens at… Continue reading A Month of Significant Events Does Not Change My Reality
Repost: Abuse Trials Miss Other Victims
http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/inq_ed_board/Abuse-trials-miss-other-victims.html This is from Philly Inquirer Sunday June 24 page c-4 OPINION PAGE Outside their own circles, they’re mostly unknown — and certainly not referred to as Victim No. … But other child sex-abuse victims across Pennsylvania are just as entitled to justice as those whose accusations were heard in the sensational trials of a… Continue reading Repost: Abuse Trials Miss Other Victims
Something is not quite right
I inquire as the health and well-being of my perp, Robert J. Gibson, periodically. I did so last month to the Victim Assistance Coordinator for the Diocese of Scranton. Admittedly, the email to Joan Holmes was pretty sarcastic. I asked the question "Is the monster still alive?". I did edit out the adjective I used initially. As is… Continue reading Something is not quite right
Catholic Church Fights to Kill PA’s Statute of Limitation Reform | Cover Story | News and Opinion | Philadelphia Weekly
Catholic Church Fights to Kill PA's Statute of Limitation Reform | Cover Story | News and Opinion | Philadelphia Weekly. Reblogging this for your information.