A federal report proclaims that sexual assaults are down across the board at juvenile detention centers in America, but that high rates of abuse exist in 12 facilities stretching from Oregon to Florida.
Under Spanish law, it is only considered rape or sexual assault if physical force or intimidation is used. Because the 14-year-old girl was drunk, the 5 men were charged with the lesser offense of sexual abuse.
The Colorado Attorney General released a report on Wednesday that named and accused 43 Catholic priests of sexually abusing at least 166 children in Colorado, including a priest who had served as a state senator.
"I hope this law improves public safety and gives victims their day in court," says New York state Senator Brad Hoylman, author of the Child Victims Act. "It's more than about money—it's about about being recognized by court of law for suffering."