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States use Catholic clergy abuse lists to screen applicants


In the wake of revelations that scores of Roman Catholic priests and religious workers credibly accused of child sexual abuse are living unsupervised in communities across the country, state officials face a quandary: Should they screen former clergy members who seek licenses for jobs that put them in contact with children? And, if so, how? read more »

Olympic doctor Bill Moreau says he was fired by USOPC for reporting abuses


Dr. Bill Moreau, who was dismissed in May 2019 as vice president of sports medicine by the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee, filed a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit Wednesday, claiming he was fired by the organization after he questioned the way top executives handled reports of sexual abuse and mental health concerns. read more »

Harvey Weinstein once admitted to not knowing when sex was consensual


More than 100 women have reportedly accused him of sexual assault or misconduct. read more »