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As an amateur writer, mother, wife and legal secretary for the past 25 years, my passion for the courage of clergy sex abuse victims, their families and mandated reporters, who made a choice to protect children, before their own career security and ego, has evolved over the past 5 years.
My husband, Michael, is a former Catholic high school teacher and coach, who was forced to make a career change without due process of the law. He will soon complete his Masters Degree in Special Education, his new-found passion. Our children, Nicole, Rachel, Brent and Laurel are a gift to us and all who meet them. We pray our children and the world's children will witness society correcting the wrongs committed against innocent children and families. Without justice, there will never be peace; without peace, faith and our country's laws are empty.
(2 comments) SHARE Saturday, July 10, 2010 Letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder -- PLEASE PROTECT OUR CHILDREN!
There are too many unanswered questions being swept under the rug in our society, as evidenced by media reports involving the kidnap, rape and 18 years captivity of Jaycee Dugard, Melissa Huckaby, Chelsea King, Amber Dubois, the disappearance of Natalee Holloway and the international clergy sex abuse crisis. THIS IS A PUBLIC SAFETY CRISIS!
SHARE Saturday, July 12, 2008 Is the Vatican A Safe Haven? Thank You President Bush!
Is the Vatican now a Safe Haven because President Bush granted immunity in 2005 for sex crimes committed against children in the United States of America? Is anyone paying attention? Where is nationwide corrective legislation?
SHARE Saturday, September 13, 2008 Patterns of Political ENABLERS Are Set in Stone!
Are government, law enforcement and judicial officials the true POLITICAL ENABLERS in the horrific clergy sex abuse crisis based on their ongoing failures to hold religious leaders accountable for violations of the law and sex crimes against God's most precious gift to the world, our children?
SHARE Saturday, August 18, 2007 False Claims Act -- Are You a Victim Too?
Did you know that the legal advisors representing your religious institution have the right to use private and confidential information, in a court of law, without your permission, LEGALLY, while religious institutions hold on to tax exempt and non-profit tax status?
(3 comments) SHARE Thursday, April 16, 2009 Remembering Columbine's Children
Remembering the 10 year anniversary of the tragic Columbine High School massacre, the lost children and families... God bless Columbine's community for showing us how to unite in crisis, with hope that children will be protected in the future.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, January 12, 2007 The Many Forms of Terrorism
The world continues to fight the war against terrorism, yet, how many individuals, legal, government, political or religious leaders have actually taken the time to analyze the serious life long disabilities and "terror" that children and families are forced to endure, without resources, due process or justice in a court of law?
SHARE Wednesday, June 21, 2006 "What Happened to the Bishops?
The US Conference of Catholic Bishops met this past weekend June 15 through 17, 2006, in Los Angeles, California. Despite invitations to view a Survivors Quilt, meet survivors of abuse, their families and supportive members of the faithful, in a location directly across the street from the Bishops' hotel and meeting place, what happened to the Bishops?
SHARE Saturday, October 14, 2006 Sex Abuse & Broken Promises - Does a Legal Conspiracy Exist?
Sex abuse crimes, broken promises and legal advisors are not protecting children. Intimidating public participation in matters relating to the protections of children is a violation of anti- SLAPP legislation. Will attorneys advising the politically-connected and good 'ol boy networks be held accountable?
SHARE Friday, July 7, 2006 Clergy Sexual Abuse; Violence Against Children Act 2006 (VACA) - URGENT!
The Violence Against Children Act 2006 will correct the wrongs committed againt victims of sex abuse crimes. Too many have been denied equal opportunity because of horrific sex abuse crimes. Please support correcting the wrongs in our society.... let your government and religious leaders hear your voice.
SHARE Saturday, March 17, 2007 Do Political Bullies Continue to Interfere With Protections of Children?
IS ANYONE PAYING ATTENTION? Political Bullies are diverting resources from legislation efforts that will guarantee and protect our children. Please write letters daily - some day, the right person will get one of our letters and will take charge of this horrific clergy sex abuse crisis.
(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, June 14, 2006 "Witnesses Sought to Soul Murder..."
An internet search will reveal the many efforts of media publications nationwide, demanding accountability for killings, kidnapping, fatal accidents, bank robberies and weapons of mass destruction....
Why does an internet search fail to reveal multiple efforts relating to "Witnesses Sought to Soul Murder (Clergy Sex Abuses)"?
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, October 12, 2006 Letter to U.S. Congress - STOP THE OBSTRUCTIONS OF JUSTICE!
Letter to U.S. Congress: We must stop the conflicts of interest and obstructions of justice. Our children deserve to be safe -- they cannot protect themselves and continue to fight politics and the good 'ol boy networks.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, June 16, 2007 Happy Anniversary U.S. Catholic Bishops!
Two important anniversaries this weekend, ones we must never forget... the sudden disappearance of Father Ochoa, a Sonoma County priest and the denials of due process of US Catholic Bishops during an annual USCCB meeting in Los Angeles.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, March 28, 2007 Clergy Sex Abuse-TAKE CORRECTIVE ACTION!
"Mental Reservation" Church Doctrine and Freedom of Religion NEVER included sex abuse crimes, failures to report, obstructions of justice, perjury in any way, shape or form and/or free passes for sexual predators employed by politically connected religious institutions. TAKE CORRECTIVE ACTION!
SHARE Wednesday, October 4, 2006 Beware of the WOLVES IN DISGUISE!
Individuals in political, government and religious positions of authority have acted as "Wolves in Disguise" in prioritizing self-serving political agendas. The civil rights and protections of children have been ignored and violated. Who will take corrective action?
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, November 20, 2006 Clergy Sex Abuse: Enough Is Enough!
Nothing has changed since the clergy sex abuse crisis erupted five years ago. PLEASE let your voices be heard -- the protection of children and those who guard them as "mandated reporters" is at risk!
SHARE Sunday, April 8, 2007 Will Society Learn From Past History?
Society ignored the rights of children as revealed by the clergy sex abuse crisis. Fixing the wrongs committed against children and families DOES NOT include unexplained murders of accused sexual predators in jails and prisons, while awaiting due process of the law. Will Society Learn From Past History?
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, August 16, 2006 Clergy Sex Abuse - What Has Happened to Our Country's Judges?
A Kentucky Judge rules that the Kentucky Catholic Diocese must name victims in sex abuse lawsuits. Do Judges have the duty to rule in the interests of justice and protections of children OR assist religious institutions in minimizing damages for crimes committed against children?
What Has Happened to Our Country's Judges?
SHARE Thursday, April 1, 2010 Stop Enabling the Tabloids & "Petty Gossip"!
The most disappointing message in the midst of this year's Holy Week is Bill Donohue from the Catholic League of Religious and Civil Rights' advertisement in the New York Times, entitled Going for the Vatican Jugular
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, November 24, 2006 Sex Abuse Crimes -- From a Distance . . .
From a distance... we all pray for peace but so many turn deaf ears to victims and families of sex crimes, left to seek justice, without public support.
SHARE Friday, June 23, 2006 "What Happened to the Bishops - One Week Later?"
God works mysteriously and he did it again this week when I found my e-mail box full of loving, caring and concerned responses supporting immediate corrective action for crimes relating to Soul Murder (clergy sex abuse).
Thanks for touching the lives of so many through your public outcry, support and exercises of free speech, press and opinion.
(4 comments) SHARE Sunday, May 14, 2006 Our Children Deserve More - When Will the Church Learn?
The Catholic Church's recent attack against attorneys representing victims of clergy sex abuse crimes is a disgrace to the protections of children and adults. Our children deserve more -- when will the Church learn?
SHARE Tuesday, December 5, 2006 Letter to Pope Benedict -- Waves of Faith, Hope and Love
"The sexual abuse of minors is both a sin and a crime, and there is no place in the priesthood for those who have abused children" sent waves of hope throughout the world in just a matter of minutes, thanks to the Internet.
SHARE Friday, June 16, 2006 "Survivors Quilt"
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is meeting this weekend in Los Angeles, California.
Survivors of clergy sex abuse crimes are displaying a quilt of beautiful children who were sexually abused by employees of religious and/or private employers.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, September 10, 2006 "The Path"
Without justice there will never be peace and without peace, faith and our country's laws are empty.
SHARE Thursday, June 28, 2007 It is Time to CALL OFF THE DOGS!
It is time for the U.S. Supreme Court to apply the same case law, constitutional rights and core values of morality in our society, those used in the Gore - Bush presidential election dispute and the Anna Nicole Smith legal fiasco, to the clergy sex abuse crisis and the denied civil justice of thousands of clergy sex abuse victims and their families.