Bill Spurred by Nassar Scandal Concerns Catholic Church

The Associated Press’s David Eggert reports that the Catholic Church has raised concerns about a Michigan bill that would extend the statute of limitations for victims of sexual abuse. The bill, inspired by the Nassar scandal, would give older victims of clergy abuse grounds to sue. “In the mid-2000s, Michigan courts ruled that men who said they had been molested by priests decades earlier had waited too long to sue,” Eggert writes. “The Nassar scandal could lead to change, however, as both Republicans and Democrats are backing the new bills.”

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