IndyStar investigation leads to U.S. House passing sexual abuse legislation


CLOSE Rachael Denhollander, a survivor of sexual abuse by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, shares thoughts before delivering her impact statement at Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Mich., on the final day of Nassar's sentencing hearing.
WASHINGTON — The House voted 406-3 Monday to require amateur athletic governing bodies to promptly report incidents of abuse, a response to a sex abuse scandal in USA Gymnastics uncovered by IndyStar.
Backers of the bill hope it will pass the Senate in time to be sent to President Trump for his signature before the Winter Olympics begin... read more

 
30 January 2018 in Sport, Views: 25
Source: Usa Today
 


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