Wednesday, December 21, 2011

A Senate subcommittee hearing yesterday heard proposals on mandated reporting of child sexual abuse. Should all adults should be mandated to report?

Evan Vucci/AP

Former NHL hockey player Sheldon Kennedy testified before the Senate subcommittee on children and families during a hearing on child abuse. As a young teen, he said, he was sexually abused for years by a respected hockey coach, but the adults around him who suspected never said a thing.

From this article: Calls For More Reporting Of Suspected Child Abuse