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Deschambault clergy sexual abuse bill receives unanimous committee support - Maine Senate Democrats
On Wednesday, legislation sponsored by Sen. Susan Deschambault, D-Biddeford, to criminalize clergy sexual abuse, received unanimous support from the Legislature’s Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety. LD 913, “An Act To Protect the Public from Clergy Sexual Abuse,” would make it unlawful for clergy members to use their positions of power in their community …