Bulletin Board v130

Boys Say They Were Hazed, Abused At Popular Church Camp — Parents said they sent their kids off to mid-state church camp, only for them to be hazed and sexually assaulted. One Clarksville mom said a handful of 11 to 12 year old boys from the First Baptist Church of Clarksville, including her son, all came home from a week at Camp Linden with a similar and disturbing story.

Catholic group ordains women as priests, advocates marriage — A small group of women is trying to expand the definition of priesthood — a fundamental tenet of the Catholic Church — to include female and marriage. They belong to an organization called Roman Catholic Womenpriests, an international group that ordains women as priests.

Dr. Phil’s Testimony was ‘Reckless and False,’ Group Charges — Stop Abusive and Violent Environments, a national victim-advocacy organization, is charging that Dr. Phillip McGraw, a TV personality known to many as Dr. Phil, made claims at a recent Senate committee hearing that were “reckless and false.”

Is The Playing Field Level For Men In The Family Court System? — The father’s rights movement isn’t an anti-mom or anti-woman movement; it’s an anti-unfairness movement. It just so happens that moms have most of the power in the family court system in America.

Justice finally catches up with disgraced paedophile priest (81) — HE knew that, as a priest, his word would never be questioned and this allowed him to continue abusing children for more than 30 years. Serial sex abuser Fr Paul McGennis (81) was yesterday jailed for two years for the indecent assault of a young parishioner in the early 1980s. 

Male survivor of sexual abuse talks openly about taboo subject — Lee Ferrill was two years old and living in Toronto when a teenager babysitter began sexually abusing him. Police were notified but the girl denied everything, he says, and “nothing was done. It was swept under the rug.”

Monsignor who led clergy office to stand trial for abuse conspiracy — Clearing the way for what will be a landmark sex-abuse case, a judge ruled Friday that Msgr. William J. Lynn, former head of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s clergy office, must stand trial on a charge of conspiracy to endanger the welfare of children.

NHS faces £1bn worth of extra pension claims as ex-marine launches landmark sexual discrimination case — An ex-Marine has launched a landmark ‘sexual discrimination’ court case which could cost the Department of Health almost £1 billion in extra pension payments. Iain Cockburn spent months caring for his wife before she lost her fight with cancer at the age of 48. But now he is facing a new battle against her employers over the NHS pension the medic paid into for 24 years.

No difference in women’s and men’s self-esteem in youth and early adulthood — Self-esteem increases during adolescence, then slows in young adulthood, but contrary to popular belief, there is no significant difference between men’s and women’s self-esteem during either of those life phases, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

Ogden woman pleads guilty to murdering twin son — An Ogden woman who confessed that she killed one of her infant children because twins were “too much,” pleaded guilty Thursday. Jewell Hendricks, 27, pleaded guilty to murder, a first-degree felony, in 2nd District Court. In exchange, a misdemeanor child abuse charge was dismissed.

Police: Ex-SL woman sexually abused her own kids — A former Saranac Lake woman was arrested Wednesday for allegedly sexually abusing her own children over a period of several years. Robin Baker, 40, was charged with second-degree sexual abuse, first-degree criminal sexual act and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. She was arraigned and sent to the Franklin County Jail on no bail.

Report: Child welfare workers too trusting — Florida child welfare workers did nothing to Jorge and Carmen Barahona when allegations of possible child abuse and neglect were made, a grand jury report said.

‘This whole argument … is ludicrous’: Illinois high court rejects Diocese’s appeal in sex case — The Illinois Supreme Court for the second time has denied a request by the Catholic Diocese of Belleville to hear an appeal of a St. Clair County Court jury verdict awarding $5 million to a former altar boy jurors found was sexually abused by a priest.

Two rape trials collapse after prosecutor fails to tell all — A PROSECUTOR previously criticised by three judges also ran a rape case that resulted in two mistrials, it has emerged.

Woman faces rape charge against 14-year-old — A Mississippi woman has been released from jail after being charged with the rape of a Colbert County teenager. A Mississippi woman has been released from jail after being charged with the rape of a Colbert County teenager.

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