Is there a Spotlight story in Utah similar to the Oscar winning movie plot?

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     ....In Spotlight, Cardinal Bernard Law was forced to resign as Bishop of the Archdiocese of Boston after The Boston Globe interviewed victims and published legal documents showing that church authorities had protected priests from prosecution. Law later worked at the Vatican. Lauren Elise McNamara, communications director of Restore Our Humanity, says these types of promotions after cover-ups are familiar to some accused of sexual abuse within the LDS ecclesiastical community.

     “It is beyond negligent of the LDS Church to protect perpetrators of sex crimes. Putting these usually men in trusted positions of leadership further endangers everyone in the congregation especially those most vulnerable like the children in their care,” said McNamara....


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301 comments | Posted by Restore Our Humanity on May 4, 2016 at 12:46 PM | Categories: Main Posts -

RESTORE OUR HUMANITY TAKES ON SYSTEMIC CHILD ABUSE WITHIN LDS CHURCH AND BSA: Survivors around the globe offered support and resources

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     Members of the 501c4 human rights organization Restore Our Humanity and their peers within the academic community have for years noticed some startling trends. There is a child abuse problem in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and within Boy Scouts of America. In Utah, and in other States with large LDS populations, there is evidence of a culture of non-reporting and of protecting perpetrators. This has kept justice from being served and has impeded the rights of survivors by preventing access to counseling, treatment, and to due process.

     It is the firm belief of Restore Our Humanity (ROH) and its supporters that the time has come for these trends to be faced and corrected and for the survivors of abuse to be offered healing....


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25 comments | Posted by Restore Our Humanity on Apr 23, 2016 at 12:02 PM | Categories: Main Posts -