House votes on easing statute of limitations on sex abuse

Boston House lawmakers have voted to extend the statute of limitations for victims of child sexual abuse by 12 years. Under the bill, the statute of limitations would be increased to 27 years from its current 15. That gives childhood victims until they are 43 years old to report sexual crimes. Minority Leader Brad Jones hailed the bill as a "solid step" toward better protecting Massachusetts residents, specifically children, from sex...

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