Archive for October, 2013

Brown Vetoes SB 131; Catholic Church, USA Swimming Money Win This One

Published October 12th, 2013, Uncategorized

As we were tipped at the last minute here yesterday, California Governor Jerry Brown today did veto SB 131, the statute of limitations adjustment for sexual abuse victims. See http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2013/10/jerry-brown-invokes-roman-law-vetoes-statute-of-limitations-bill-for-sex-abuse-victims-california-catholic.html. So the alleged molestation of a Southern California girl by Everett Uchiyama, who abruptly and secretly resigned as USA Swimming national team director when the allegation […]

Friday USA Swimming Sex Abuse Roundup

Published October 11th, 2013, Uncategorized

(To get on the list for direct email delivery of these Friday columns, send an email to roundup@muchnick.net.) ===============   by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Seven Days: The Week’s Headlines   Flashback: Interview With Justine McCarthy, Author of ‘Deep Deception: Ireland’s Swimming Scandals’ Published October 5th, 2013 ***** Uchiyama Scandal, Part 1: In 2006, […]

Child Protection Betrayal? California Governor Brown, Ex-Seminarian, Said to Be Considering Veto of Statute of Limitations Bill

Published October 11th, 2013, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   This weekend is the deadline for California Governor Jerry Brown either to sign SB 131, to allow it to go into law without his signature, or to veto it. To review, SB 131, scheduled to take effect January 1, 2014, would open up civil lawsuits in a sliver […]

Diana Nyad Talks to Oprah Winfrey About Her Own Sexual Abuse at the Hands of Her Swim Coach

Published October 10th, 2013, Uncategorized

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/09/diana-nyad-sexual-abuse-oprah_n_4065132.html?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl13%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D388930

No Football Concussions, No Swimming Sex Abuse Tonight …

Published October 9th, 2013, Uncategorized

Just Cole vs. Wainwright in St. Louis, Mecca of Western Civilization. #IrvOfDenial