Saturday, May 22, 2010
Florida Lifts Statute of Limitations for Arising Out of Child Abuse
Florida's Govenor, Charlie Crist has signed into law a bill (HB 525) lifting all limitations on civil and criminal actions arising out child sex abuse. The organized opposition came from the Florida Catholic Conference. The stated reason, the removal of the statute of limitations would create uncertainty for organizations like the Roman Catholic Church, according the reports in the Flordia press. Here's a novel idea, don't abuse childrern, don't tolerate abuse of children, report all abuse of children. Uncertainty vanishes, like the stain on the Church's clerical robes.