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Editorial: Closing the boyfriend loophole could save partners of abusers

Editorial: Closing the boyfriend loophole could save partners of abusers

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 2, 2019

The NRA's stance is anti-woman and overlooks the dangers people face from intimate partners who own guns and have shown tendencies toward violent, abusive or stalker-like behaviors.

Editorial: Pa. response to church abuse insufficient

Editorial: Pa. response to church abuse insufficient

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 19, 2018

The Pennsylvania Senate had a chance to show its support for victims in the form of a bill that would allow victims of church abuse to seek justice, but in an underwhelming display of concern it declined to vote on the bill on the last voting day in legislative season.

Former Vatican envoy accuses Pope of hiding sexual abuse allegations

Former Vatican envoy accuses Pope of hiding sexual abuse allegations

By Tracy Wilkinson and Simon Roughneen | Los Angeles Times

August 26, 2018

The former envoy's 11-page broadside rocked the Roman Catholic world as Pope Francis finished a two-day visit to Ireland.

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