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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss efforts to bring justice to victims of clergy sexual abuse. Prosecutors across the nation say they are returning their focus to the issue by raiding offices, setting up victims tip lines, and investigating decades-old allegations.

Investigation reveals how a doctor preyed on Native American boys

Feb 12, 2019
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about a new Wall Street Journal and PBS FRONTLINE investigation that reveals how a government pediatrician sexually abused Native American boys in his care with impunity.

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It begins with the usual, "I met him on the internet..." 


A federal judge declared Colorado’s sex-offender registry unconstitutional earlier this month, ruling that making sex-offenders' addresses, ages and photos accessible to the public is cruel and unusual punishment. Now, an effort to reform California’s own sex-offender registry is raising questions and concerns.


The Need for Molestation and Sexual Abuse Prevention Education for Children
Guests tonight: Richard Alexander, a nationally recognized personal injury and consumer protection attorney; Tanis Crosby, CEO of the Silicon Valley YWCA; and Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Eugene Hyman (Ret.).
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