Catholic Church in Canada Has Own History of Sex Abuse

One of the darkest deeds in a dark history of child abuse was how the Catholic Church in the United States shipped pedophile priests to northern Alaska with no warning to the indigenous villages they were supposed to serve. These villages were so poor and desperate that a priest arriving by dog sled every month […]

Oregon Nurse Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing Emergency Room Female Patients

Jeffrey McAllister, 39, pleaded guilty to seven counts of felony sex abuse, one count of unlawful sexual penetration, one count of attempted sex abuse and one count of patronizing a prostitute.  McAllister was indicted last year after a female patient contacted authorities and complained about his behavior in the emergency room of Legacy Emmanuel Medical […]

Former Oregon High School Coach Arrested for Sexually Abusing a Student

Robert Schuppert Jr., a 30-year-old former assistant coach at Forest Grove High School, was arrested last week on charges that he abused a student at the school. A four month police investigation culminated in the arrest of Schuppert. Schuppert faces two counts of second-degree sexual abuse, luring a minor and tampering with physical evidence. A […]

California Farmworker Sex Abuse Bill Goes to Governor for Signature

A bill designed to protect California’s farmworkers from sexual abuse and exploitation will now go to Governor Brown’s desk for signature. According to The California Report, “State Senator Bill Monning said he was moved to introduce the bill because of a series on the issue of farmworker sexual harassment and assault by the Center for […]

Former Boy Scout Mentor Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Sexual Abuse

A 22-year-old Vancouver, Washington man has been sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing a young Boy Scout over the course of three years. According to a local media outlet, “Shawn E. Turner, 22, of Vancouver pleaded guilty in Clark County Superior Court to attempted second-degree child rape. News stories describe the abuse […]

Oregon High School Teacher Gregg Martin Jensen Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing Student

54-year-old Liberty High School social studies teacher Gregg Martin Jensen has pled guilty to sexually abusing a 16-year-old student. Jensen was facing 19 counts of abuse and pled guilty to 3 counts Thursday in Washington County Circuit Court in Hillsboro, Oregon. According to Oregon Live, “Jensen was indicted in May on 19 counts of encouraging […]

Melvin Stout — Registered Sex Offender Arrested

Melvin “Bud” Richard Stout Jr., a 55-year-old Eugene, Oregon resident was arrested July 31, 2014 at his home after the Oregon State Police Criminal Investigations Division received information that Stout had provided alcohol and sexually abused a 15-year-old girl. Melvin Stout is a registered sex offender in Oregon based upon a 1996 conviction of sex […]

Jim Barringer — NC Teacher & Boy Scout Leader Arrested

Jim Barringer III, 51 is facing at least six counts of indecent liberties with a child. The sexual abuse charges continue to mount against the North Carolina teacher and Boy Scout leader as new abuse victims come forward and allege the Barringer sexually abused them. According to the arrest warrants, Barringer is accused of molesting […]

Oregon Hospitals Launch Early Discussion and Resolution Program

A new Oregon law gives patients options for addressing medical malpractice problems that result in serious physical injuries. The Oregon Patient Safety Commission’s “Early Discussion and Resolution” program goes into effect today, July 1, 2014. Under this new law, health care patients or providers may give notice of any “adverse healthcare incidents” to the Patient […]

California School Settles Daniel Witters Abuse Suit for $14 Million

Nation’s Largest Molestation Settlement Per Student California’s Moraga School District has agreed to pay two women $14 million to settle sexual abuse lawsuits involving biology teach Daniel Witters, who later committed suicide. According to the Contra Costa Times, “The hefty settlement — two other victims received $4.65 million last year — is the price of […]

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