Posts Tagged 'sexual abuse'

Sex Abuse Allegations Force Bankruptcy Claim by Boy Scouts of America

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy as a result of sex abuse allegationsBoy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in a move that says more about the organization’s commitment to staying open than its commitment to righting the wrongs perpetrated on so many boys and young men by its leaders. As a result of BSA’s Chapter 11 filing, victims and survivors of abuse at the hands of thousands of scout leaders will ...

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Michigan Woman Alleges Sex Trafficking in Ann Arbor Hotel

Ann Arbor michigan Fairfield inn sued over sex traffickingA Michigan woman has filed a federal lawsuit alleging eight years of sexual abuse and trafficking in an Ann Arbor, Michigan Fairfield Inn. Having been sexually abused by her father throughout her childhood, she was living in an orphanage when her trafficking ordeal started at the age of 17.

As detailed in her complaint, that ordeal included “repeated instances of rape, physical abuse, verbal abuse, ...

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New Lawsuits Shine Disturbing Light on Hotels’ Roles in Sex Trafficking

dozens of new lawsuits accuse hotels of complicity in sex traffickingWhat started as a trickle has become a flood as over 40 new lawsuits have been filed in various federal courts accusing major-name hotel chains of being complicit in human sex trafficking. Hilton, Marriot, Wyndham and more have all been named as defendants as women across the country break their silence and demand to know why hotel staff at these locations never ...

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Former Glen Mills Schools Students Coming Forward with Sexual Abuse Allegations

lawsuits allege rampant abuse at Glen Mills SchoolsMore than 300 former students of Pennsylvania’s Glen Mills Schools are taking legal action alleging a wide variety of physical, mental, and sexual abuses at the hands of staff members and administrators. And while the Delaware County schools for court-ordered boys is no longer in operation thanks to a 2019 investigation published by The Philadelphia Inquirer, the wounds for the survivors of the abuse are ...

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NYC Hotels Hit with $10 Million Sex Trafficking Lawsuit

The details of this story are particularly disturbing. As a result, and as a service to our readers, we are urging caution when reading.

Two hotel chains operating facilities in New York City have been hit with a $10 million lawsuit over allegations that not only was child sex trafficking and assault happening on their properties, but that they knew about it, did nothing to stop it, and – in some cases – participated.

As detailed by the ...

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Boy Scouts, Catholic Church Using Variety of Tactics to Lobby Against Abuse Statutes

Catholic Church lobbying legislators in sermons and bulletins on sex abuse billIn early 2000, an episode of The West Wing aired in which a lawyer – in an effort to influence the White House to commute his client’s death sentence – convinces a rabbi to deliver a sermon on capital punishment during that week’s services as a senior aid to the President is known to sit among the attendees. The President, a devout Catholic, would himself go ...

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