Advocates push Connecticut legislators to eliminate statute of limitations for certain sexual assault cases

Hartford Courant

April 1, 2019

By Christopher Keating

Victims of pedophile priests and others urged lawmakers Monday to pass a sweeping overhaul of Connecticut’s laws on sexual assault and harassment that would eliminate the statute of limitations for major sex crimes in the future.

Marci A. Hamilton, founder and chief executive officer of Child USA and a fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, said adults who come forward about sexual assaults decades later are virtually always telling the truth.

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