From FB–Gov Quinn signs bill that eliminates Limitations period for sexual abuse survivors!

MaryGSykes.com

I know that for too many of you, sexual abuse as a child just killed off a part of you that will never heal.  Far too many people in power have hurt innocent young children and gotten away with it, but at least this is hope for the future:

http://www.chicagocac.org/gov-quinn-signs-law-to-remove-statute-of-limitations-for-child-sexual-abuse-ensuring-survivors-no-longer-run-out-of-time-to-seek-justice/

Gov. Quinn signs law to remove statute of limitations for child sexual abuse, ensuring survivors no longer run out of time to seek justice

Press Release | August 8, 2013

This afternoon, Governor Quinn signed a bill into law that eliminates the criminal statute of limitations for sex offenses that occurred when the victim was under 18 years old. The legislation is a significant victory for victims and survivors of child sexual abuse, many of whom take years to disclose the abuse.

“We are deeply grateful to the legislators who championed this change, which helps ensure that justice is possible…

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