Bishops back bill for future sex-abuse prosecution cases

As state lawmakers consider whether to allow victims of childhood sex abuse to sue over cases from 30 and 40 years ago, they’re also deciding whether to get rid of a time limit for prosecuting child molesters from now on. Currently, victims of childhood sex abuse have until they turn 33 to sue the alleged abuser and until age 28 to pursue criminal charges. Victims advocates say that such statutes of limitations favor abusers because they...

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