Guam signs sex abuse bill into law despite church opposition

Guam’s Governor Eddie Calvo has signed into law a controversial bill that will allow victims of child sex abuse to sue their abusers and the institutions with which they are associated at any time.

Mr Calvo said the new law “opens the doors of justice to those who suffered a terrible harm as children,” but also cited several legal and technical concerns with the bill. Continue reading

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