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Important Issues - Child Victims Act of New York

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May 29, 2012 - Continuing Progress in My Fight to Get Justice for Child Sexual Abuse Victims in New York and Stop Predators from Abusing New Generations of Children

February 28, 2012 - Scandals in Amateur, Scholastic and Collegiate Sports Puts a Spotlight on Issue of Childhood Sexual Abuse

December 2, 2011 - New Sports Scandals Offer “Teachable Moment” for Us About the Continuing Child Sexual Abuse Crisis

April 29, 2011 - Exerpts from Testimony Submitted to Assembly Standing Committee on Codes, For Public Hearing, NYC, April 29, 2011

June 3, 2010 - Assemblywoman Markey Speaks on State Senate Action

April 20, 2010 - What New York Owes Victims of Child Sexual Abuse, Op Ed Essay by Assemblywoman Margaret Markey and Professor Marci Hamilton

June 1, 2009 - 'Faces of the 1 in 5' Exhibit Comes to Albany State Office Building.
Display of Childhood Photos Presents Real Faces of Some of the One in Five Children in America Who is a Victim of Childhood Sexual Abuse.

April 21, 2009 - Sponsors & Advocates of Child Victims Act of NY Rally in Albany.
Diverse Public Support is Dramatically Illustrated as Catholics, Jews, and Protestants Join to Speak Out for Bill to Extend Statute of Limitations in Child Abuse Cases, Providing a 1-Year 'Window' for Previous Victims.

September 25, 2007 - Press Conference to Advocate Lifting of Statue of Limitations in NY State and Nationally on Child Abuse Victim Lawsuits.
Assemblywoman Margaret Markey speaks at Benjamin Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University, New York City.

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