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VaNews for 2019 House of Delegates - District 67 - Regular General

Proposed laws in D.C. and Va. would require clergy to report sexual abuse

By MICHELLE BOORSTEIN, Washington Post (Metered Paywall - 3 articles a month)

In response to recent Catholic Church clergy sex abuse scandals, lawmakers in the District and Virginia say they will soon propose legislation that adds clergy to the list of people mandated by law to report child abuse or neglect. Both efforts hit at the hot-button intersection of child protection and religious liberty,

VaNews December 27, 2018