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Archdiocese of Los Angeles Releases Files Documenting Attempts to Cover up Sexual Molestation of Children

The Los Angeles Times has reported what many had suspected for years: Roger Mahony and his key aides actively concealed abuse to avoid detection by the police and the victims of pedophile priests. This dramatic new evidence comes in the form of hundreds of documents released this week, which includes documents composed by Cardinal Mahony… read more

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Former Pornstar Loses Appeal to Return to the Classroom

An Oxnard, California, middle school teacher has lost her appeal to return to the classroom, after students discovered pornographic vidoes in which she starred. Stacie Halas, 32, had starred in a variety of pornographic films prior to becoming a teacher. Halas was fired in April after those films came to light. In a 46 page… read more

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Researchers Tackle the Many Questions of Pedophilia

Researchers from all over the world have begun investigating many questions surrounding pedophilia – including what makes a pedophile, and how to identify one. In the laboratory-setting, those researchers have come to a fascinating conclusion: that pedophilia may be a predisposition, so deeply rooted, that it could be a form of sexual orientation. In the… read more

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Jury Awards a Record 23 Million Dollars in Damages to Child Molested by His Fifth Grade Teacher

A Los Angeles County jury has awarded a record 23 million dollars in damages to a child who was molested by his fifth grade teacher. The primary defendant in the case, the Los Angeles Unified School District, will be required to pay 6.9 million dollars, which represents 30% of the total verdict. The child, known… read more

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Fourth Lawsuit Brought Against Kevin Clash

Once the voice of Elmo, Kevin Clash now faces a fourth lawsuit alleging that he sexually molested an underage boy in the mid-1990s. The victim, referred to in court filings as John Doe, claims that Clash was in his mid-30s when in 1995 he befriended the then 16-year-old victim. Clash reportedly flew the teen from… read more

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Convicted Child Molester Sentenced To Nearly 300 Years In Prison

Judge Richard King, of the Orange County Superior Court, has sentenced a convicted child molester to 298 years in prison. The child molester, 31 year old Luis Alberto Pineda, was a local soccer coach who cultivated close relationships with his minor soccer players – becoming so close to their families, that he became the godfather… read more

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Child Sex Abuse Lawsuit Filed Against LAUSD

Attorneys representing 26 victims of child sexual abuse allegedly committed by teachers at Miramonte Elementary School announced today that they have filed civil lawsuits against the Los Angeles Unified School District on behalf of four of the children. Plaintiff attorneys John Manly and Senator Martha Escutia (Ret.) said that the cases are the “tip of… read more

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Four Lawsuits Alleging Sexual Abuse Filed Against Los Angeles Unified School District

Four lawsuits have been filed against the Los Angeles Unified School District following the discovery that a teacher at Miramonte Elementary School had committed lewd acts against many of his students. These four lawsuits represent the first of possibly hundreds of lawsuits to follow in the wake of this discovery. The lawsuits, filed by John… read more

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Sexual Abuse Case Against Orthodox Counselor Underway in Brooklyn

The trial continues in the case against a prominent member of the tight-knit, ultra-orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn, New York. Nechemya Weberman, a well known and respected counselor within the Jewish community, has been charged with 88 counts of sexual molestation by the New York District Attorney’s Office. The State alleges that the twelve-year-old victim… read more

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Third Lawsuit Brought Against Kevin Clash, the Voice of Elmo

A third lawsuit has been filed against Kevin Clash, the voice of Sesame Street’s Elmo. The lawsuit, filed in Manhattan federal court by a 28 year old individual known only as “John Doe,” alleges that Mr. Clash met the victim on a gay chat hotline when the victim was only 16 years old. According to… read more

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