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BACA: Bikers Against Child Abuse helps kids feel safe

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))

Biker group helps abuse victims feel empowered

September 28, 2013
By Samantha Cronk (scronk@journal-news.net) ,
 journal-news.net

MARTINSBURG – With an organizational logo of a closed fist with the initials BACA on the knuckles, members of the Bikers Against Child Abuse of the Eastern Panhandle ignore the saying “don’t judge a book by its cover” to use the biker image (Click here to read more)

Warriors against child abuse

 

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)

Child sex abuse victims plead for more prison time for attacker

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)

Biker Night Tailgate

Posted: Wednesday, October 2, 2013 7:00 pm

 

From 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, Liberty Baptist Church F.A.I.T.H. Riders will be sponsoring their “Biker Night” tailgate as the Wardogs (Click here to read more)

Local bikers take a stand against child abuse by forming B.A.C.A. group

Local bikers take a stand against child abuse by forming B.A.C.A. group

Erin Kennedy

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)

Biker Group’s Mission Is To Help Protect Children In Abuse Cases

By JULIE STAGIS, jstagis@courant.comThe Hartford Courant

2:02 p.m. EDT, September 14, 2013

 

On a recent Friday morning, 11 bikers sat shoulder-to-shoulder in Danielson Superior Court, waiting for two men to be called in … (Click Here to read more)

Biker group helping abused youngsters feel safe again

By Claire Bessette

Publication: The Day

Published 09/16/2013 12:00 AM
Updated 09/15/2013 11:29 PM

 

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)

Biker Group’s Mission Is To Help Protect Children In Abuse Cases

By JULIE STAGIS,  The Hartford Courant2:02 p.m. EDT, September 14, 2013

On a recent Friday morning, 11 bikers sat shoulder-to-shoulder in Danielson Superior Court, waiting for… (Click Here to read more)

La Crescent woman finds niche linking bikers with kids who need …

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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