NY Pass CVA
February 15, 2018
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New York State Catholic Conference Blocks Access to Justice for Sex Abuse Survivors
Testifies at budget hearing on Child Victims Act, opposes look-back window for survivors
Today’s Quinnipiac poll finds that 90% of New Yorkers support the Child Victims Act
The New York State Catholic Conference just released its testimony from the Joint Legislative Hearing regarding the 2018-2019 Public Protection Budget, which addressed the Child Victims Act (CVA).
While the Conference supports a prospective extension of the criminal statute of limitations for survivors, it hypocritically continues to reject providing any avenue of relief for survivors over the age of 23 whose claims have expired, claiming:…