Stories You May Have Missed

These are stories that may not have made it to the attention of major news services.

Texas mother lost her home and job and was threatened with jail after asking eight-year-old son to walk home alone
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Texas mother lost her home and job and was threatened with jail after asking eight-year-old son to walk home alone

Story by Bevan Hurley • Nov 17 Read original story here. A Texas mother who asked her misbehaving eight-year-old son to walk half a mile home through a quiet suburban neighbourhood says her life was upended after she was charged with child endangerment. Mother-of-three Heather Wallace, 37, a qualified teacher and child sleep therapist, faced up to 20 years…

Ongoing Multi-State Investigation Of ‘Ritualistic Child Sex Abuse’ In Utah
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Ongoing Multi-State Investigation Of ‘Ritualistic Child Sex Abuse’ In Utah

Derrick Broze Interview  From: The Last American Vagabond Joining Ryan Cristián today is Derrick Broze, to discuss his ongoing investigation into the Utah County Sheriff’s Office allegations of ‘Ritualistic Child Sex Abuse’, as well as the history of these types of cases in Utah and the Mormon Church specifically. Read some background about the story…

Supreme Court Judgement handed down today: Diplomatic immunity no longer protects diplomats from civil claims of modern slavery
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Supreme Court Judgement handed down today: Diplomatic immunity no longer protects diplomats from civil claims of modern slavery

Date posted: 6 July 2022 Diplomats are normally protected from both criminal charges and civil cases in the countries where they are posted, but today the UK Supreme Court ruled that immunity does not apply in civil cases involving alleged modern slavery. In this case the diplomat, Mr Basfar, asserted that Ms Wong’s claim in the Employment…

Human Trafficking – Buena Vista author shines light on crime – Mountain Mail Newspaper
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Human Trafficking – Buena Vista author shines light on crime – Mountain Mail Newspaper

When Buena Vista author John DiGirolamo was gathering stories for a book about small-town law enforcement, he talked with a local police officer at Brown Dog Coffee on U.S. 285. “I asked him ‘What would you do if you won the lottery?’ ” DiGirolamo said. The surprising answer: “I’d hunt down human traffickers.” That comment…

Irish woman claims priest performed sacrament of the sick on her “for being gay”
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Irish woman claims priest performed sacrament of the sick on her “for being gay”

The Irish Mirror reports that Forrestal described the practice as “ritual abuse” in the hour-long documentary, adding that she was also subjected to recession therapy by a priest. She claimed that she …

PBJ Learning Joins National Center on Sexual Exploitation Amicus Brief
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PBJ Learning Joins National Center on Sexual Exploitation Amicus Brief

PBJ Learning joins 9th Circuit Amicus Brief to support trafficking survivor whose case against Craigslist was dismissed on CDA 230 grounds AUSTIN, Texas – June 23, 2022 – PRLog — NCOSE Law Center welcomes PBJ Learning’s support of its Amicus Brief to support victims harmed by actions on Craigslist. “This precedent-setting case will impact whether…