Lawmakers push to change statute of limitations following report on abuse by Kansas clergy

Posted on AllSides January 12th, 2023
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TOPEKA, Kan. (KWCH) - Following the release of a report into sexual abuse by clergy members in Kansas, state lawmakers on Thursday in Topeka, introduced legislation that aims to reform the statute of limitations for crimes involving sexual misconduct and abuse. The KBI report into sexual abuse by clergy members in Kansas identified nearly 200 potential suspects and forwarded 30 cases to prosecutors, but under current law, it’s unlikely many of them will ever go to court. The KBI said most of the files reviewed were decades old and past...

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