Supreme Court Hears Employment Case Concerning Security Screening After Work

Last week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments concerning a case involving Amazon and its workers. The issue at hand involves whether Amazon should pay the workers for the time they spend standing in line waiting to be screened by security as they depart from work. According to the New York Times, “The case on […]

7th Heaven Star Investigated by LA Police for Alleged Sex Crimes

Veteran television actor Stephen Collins is under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department for allegedly exposing himself to a young teenage girl in the 1980’s. WBTW is reporting “The woman reported the incident two days after New York police confirmed they had an open investigation into decades-old allegations that Collins molested a family acquaintance […]

Elizabeth Monda-Guthrie, a Portland Boy Scout Employee, is Accused of Sexual Abuse

A 28-year-old seasonal Boy Scout staff member of Butte Creek Scout Ranch in Multnomah County Oregon has been arrested and charged with two counts of second-degree sexual abuse and one count of third-degree sexual abuse. Elizabeth Monda-Guthrie, 28, was indicted Oct. 6, 2014 and pleaded not guilty Friday afternoon in Multnomah County Circuit Court. The […]

Governor Brown Vetoes Bill That Would Help California Victims of Sex Abuse

In vetoing a bill that would give childhood victims of sexual abuse an extended period of time to hold institutions accountable for the actions of child predators, Governor Jerry Brown wrote, “There needs to be a compelling reason to lengthen the statute of limitations for civil claims against third parties. I do not see evidence […]

Former Oregon Youth Coach Arrested for Sexual Abuse and Child Pornography

42-year-old Kenneth “Scott” Carroll, a former Colton Oregon youth sports coach has been arrested on charges ranging from sexual abuse to possession of child pornography. He was booked into Clackamas County Jail on criminal charges of sexual abuse, sodomy and unlawful sexual penetration. Carroll faces a criminal investigation on similar criminal matters in the state […]

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 […]

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