Pennsylvania Senate committee votes to alter child sex-abuse bill / Philly.com

A Senate committee on Tuesday (Jun. 28) voted to remove the most controversial provision of a bill that would let child sex-abuse victims sue their attackers.

“By a near unanimous vote, the Judiciary Committee passed an amendment that bars the law from being applied retroactively, a move that would have enabled lawsuits by victims who were abused as far back as the 1970s.”

By Maria Panaritis, Philly.com — Click here to read the rest of this story.

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