State Could Allow Suits Over Old Sex Abuse Claims

Colorado lawmakers are considering following California's lead and allowing victims of alleged sex abuse to file lawsuits years after the fact a move the Roman Catholic Church says could weaken its ministry and hurt parishioners.State Sen. Joan Fitz-Gerald, a Democrat and a Catholic, wants to suspend the statute of limitations for two years a year longer than California and allow people who say they were sexually abused at private institutions...

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