By Valerie Cavazos
CREATED SEP. 23, 2013
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) – Child abuse is on the rise in Arizona. There are hard facts coming from the Arizona Department of Economic Security.
Child Protective Services reports a 15% jump in child abuse investigations in 2012 — bringing the number to nearly 40-thousand per year.
That surge, combined with budget cuts, explains why CPS (Click here to read more (Video))
September 28, 2013
|Written by Bob Weir|
|Sunday, 29 September 2013 21:39|
Have you ever known anyone who had been abused as a child and suffered emotional trauma in adulthood? Depending on the severity of the abuse, they might carry the scars of those childhood experiences (Click here to read more)
By Pat Reavy, Deseret News
Published: Thursday, Oct. 10 2013 6:50 p.m. MDT
Updated: Friday, Oct. 11 2013 6:25 a.m. MDT
UTAH STATE PRISON — Michael Doporto has spent 20 years in prison for raping a child.
But his victim and other women who say they, too, were raped or sexually assaulted by Doporto say (Click here to read more)
Local bikers take a stand against child abuse by forming B.A.C.A. group
8:46 AM, Oct 1, 2013
CLEVELAND — It’s a worldwide, non-profit organization aimed at helping children who’ve been abused.
All their members wear leather, some have tattoos and all of them ride motorcycles.
The group is called “Bikers Against Child Abuse,” or B.A.C.A.
They have chapters in Italy, Holland, Canada, all over (Click Here for more)
By Claire Bessette
Publication: The Day
A dozen bikers, several with scruffy beards and all clad in black leather adorned with patches, pins and chains, turned heads… (Click Here to read more)
On a recent Friday morning, 11 bikers sat shoulder-to-shoulder in Danielson Superior Court, waiting for… (Click Here to read more)
La Crosse Tribune
August 28, 2013 4:45 pm • By Anne Jungen / Lee Newspapers
Heather Lichthardt is a child abuse survivor who is desperate to help. Driven by her experience and an intense passion to aid victimized children, Lichthardt founded the local chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse…
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