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"He would rape me and then say this is what God’s love feels like,” Smith said, struggling to hold back tears more than twenty years after the alleged incidents. This is the 2012 catholic ...
by roseeriter
Comment Count 193 comments on Sun Feb 12, 2012 at 04:59 AM PST with 379 Recommends
Christopher Peterman, a senior at Bob Jones University, started a Facebook page called Do Right BJU whose mission statement is "an abuse awareness and support group at Bob Jones University." Peterson'
by lisakerr
Comment Count 241 comments on Wed Apr 25, 2012 at 11:35 PM PDT with 348 Recommends
Warning, possible triggers below The Trinity Broadcasting Network has withstood a lot of blows over the years--in no small part because of its close ties to the religious right. However, a recently-
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 145 comments on Tue Jun 26, 2012 at 02:21 PM PDT with 264 Recommends
SJF Said what many of us wanted to say with her "F- Joe Paterno" post... In fact, that's how I found her post. I had never been to DailyKos before that day. And the reason I found her post is ...
by Roxine
Comment Count 138 comments on Wed Feb 15, 2012 at 12:10 PM PST with 260 Recommends
BELLEFONTE -- Matt Sandusky, through his attorney Andrew Shubin, said that he met with prosecutors this week to say for the first time that he is a molestation victim of Jerry Sandusky, his ...
by Roxine
Comment Count 319 comments on Thu Jun 21, 2012 at 01:52 PM PDT with 240 Recommends
Two days ago, on January 31, the Lakota People's Law Project submitted a report to Congress documenting allegations first reported via an NPR investigation in 2011: that South Dakota's state child ...
by Aji
Comment Count 156 comments on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 09:24 AM PST with 235 Recommends
Richard Mourdock argued in a debate that women who have been raped should not have access to abortion services because their pregnancies are a "gift from god." As a survivor of childhood sexual ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 05:56 PM PDT with 235 Recommends
In today's Daily Beast, Diane Diamond has written a beautiful piece regarding the unseen victims of the Penn State/Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse and cover-up scandal. Penn State’s Hidden ...
by Roxine
Comment Count 65 comments on Wed Jul 11, 2012 at 07:07 AM PDT with 227 Recommends
I know I shouldn't have just posted Freeh's statement and screen shots of the timeline - but to be honest with you, I've been devastated by the findings. Oh, I expected them. And they are right in ...
by Roxine
Comment Count 264 comments on Thu Jul 12, 2012 at 06:10 AM PDT with 198 Recommends
Possible triggers follow We have yet another case of a Catholic priest molesting kids--this one out of Pennsylvania. Late Thursday night, a priest was caught at Penn State's branch campus in ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 227 comments on Sun Sep 22, 2013 at 03:30 PM PDT with 193 Recommends
The 85-year-old pope is resigning "because of advanced age," Benedict told the cardinals of the Catholic Church on Monday. "Strength of mind and body are necessary, strength which in the last few ...
by Roxine
Comment Count 224 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 04:06 AM PST with 182 Recommends
For the past two days, I sat 10 feet away from accused pedophile, Jerry Sandusky, his attorneys Joe Amendola and Karl Rominger; from the AG's office, Joseph McGettigan, III, (another attorney not ...
by Roxine
Comment Count 104 comments on Thu Jun 07, 2012 at 08:04 AM PDT with 177 Recommends
You may remember the story of Lisa Biron, the Manchester, New Hampshire lawyer affiliated with the Alliance Defending Freedom (formerly the Alliance Defense Fund) who took a 14-year-old girl to ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 111 comments on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 07:32 AM PST with 175 Recommends
Yeah, that's real funny. Yet the Catholic Hierarchy still tries to keep these 'events' undercover. A few cases come to light now and then and when they do they never cease to stab the hell out of ...
by roseeriter
Comment Count 95 comments on Sun Apr 29, 2012 at 02:54 AM PDT with 174 Recommends
Any confirmation that Paterno was involved in the decision not to report the shower assault won't matter to 1966 Penn State alumnus Michael S. Kirschner , a Bryn Mawr businessman and who chaired the ...
by Roxine
Comment Count 146 comments on Thu Jul 05, 2012 at 12:58 PM PDT with 173 Recommends
Today, I attended the first day of testimony in the trial of Jerry Sandusky. Here is a rundown of how the day went. I arrived at the courthouse around 6:15 a.m. There were probably 8 or so people ...
by Roxine
Comment Count 164 comments on Mon Jun 11, 2012 at 09:48 PM PDT with 173 Recommends
The day began with the prosecution calling John McQueary to the stand. Suffice it to say his appearance surprised me. He was a very large man, not only in stature, but also in weight. I don't ...
by Roxine
Comment Count 194 comments on Wed Jun 13, 2012 at 09:59 PM PDT with 172 Recommends
UPDATE #2 -Just wanted to let everyone know I arrived safe and sound in Bellefonte about an hour ago. I'm pretty exhausted, so I won't be able to reply to comments tonight, but I would like to thank ...
by SwedishJewfish
Comment Count 183 comments on Sun Jun 10, 2012 at 09:12 AM PDT with 172 Recommends
Oops, my bad...this actually isn't "breaking" news at all. It was reported by the website Deadspin on November 6th, 2011 and for whatever reason it never got picked up. I just happened to run ...
by SwedishJewfish
Comment Count 222 comments on Sun May 06, 2012 at 08:10 PM PDT with 169 Recommends
possible triggers follow There's a horrifying story out of northeastern North Carolina. For 10 years, a girl was subjected to horrific abuse from her six brothers at her home in unincorporated ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 121 comments on Wed May 14, 2014 at 07:14 AM PDT with 151 Recommends