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VIDEO: WOTS – Sex Edition

February 13, 2020

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, love is in the air, and our annual Sex Edition has finally hit the newsstands! This week's WOTS is equally as steamy. Tune in to see what students know about the sexual health resources we have on campus, and more!

Opinion | Justice shouldn’t have an expiration date

The Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee listened to testimony during a daylong hearing discussion legislation to reform the statute of limitations on sexual abuse criminal and civil claims.

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist

October 9, 2019

Pennsylvania needs to eliminate statutes of limitations by passing Bill 540 and finally rectifying the harmful effects of this law.

Editorial: Closing the boyfriend loophole could save partners of abusers

National Rifle Association logo.

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

Seated on the stage with 14 other sexual abuse victims during a news conference on the findings of the Grand Jury Report on Child Sexual Abuse in six Catholic Dioceses in Pennsylvania at the State Capital on Aug. 14, two members of the Fortney family console each other as Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro describes the abuse their family suffered at the hands of Father Gus Giella.

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

On August 19, 2018, Pope Francis delivers Angelus prayer at St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. (Evandro Inetti/Zuma Press/TNS)

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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