Tragic Case of Abuse Serves as Reminder to be Vigilant

Nursing home abuse often sounds like a scene from a movie or a tale of folklore, but for many families it is a sad reality. A shocking case of suspected abuse recently captured on video serves as a reminder for us all that nursing home abuse is an issue against which we need remain vigilant. […]

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Example of Clergy Abuse

The Rev. John J. Geoghan died in prison in 2003, killed by a fellow inmate. No longer a priest at the time of his death, Geoghan had been convicted in 2002 of groping a 10 year-old boy in a public swimming pool in Waltham, Massachusetts. When Middlesex Superior Court Judge Sandra Hamlin handed down the […]

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Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal Serves as Warning to New York Schools

Penn State University has been reeling from the Gerald Sandusky sex abuse scandal – a past assistant coach at the university. As a result of the scandal, President Graham Spanier and legendary football coach Joe Paterno are no longer with the University. The famed football program, that recently made Paterno the coach with the most […]

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Children in Foster Care Report Higher Rates of Sexual Abuse

A carefree childhood should not be considered a luxury. Children should not have to live their life in fear of their caregivers, which is unfortunately what sometimes occurs when children are placed in foster care. Generally, studies find that children do best when they are raised by their natural parents, but this ideal arrangement is […]

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