Tag Archives: sexual abuse

GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz: Wrestlers Accusing Jim Jordan Have A “Loose Affiliation” With The Deep State [VIDEO]

Apparently the deep state went 20 years back in time: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) on today said members of the so-called “deep state” are behind the allegations that Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) turned a blind eye to sexual abuse while he was an Ohio State wrestling coach. “I think there are people that have some loose affiliation with the deep ...

Read More »

Rep. Louie Gohmert: Accusations Against “Decent” Jim Jordan Are The Work Of “Dirty Tricks” DNC Lawyers

Via press release from Loony Louie Gohmert: Jim Jordan is a fine and decent person who has a lifetime history of being honorable and honest, unlike his accusers whose extremely troubled backgrounds and ongoing legal and financial troubles place the veracity of their allegations into the realm of ridiculous. Unlike the Olympians who were minor children at the time they ...

Read More »

Wife Of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas: Jim Jordan Is Under Attack Because He Threatens The Elite

Raw Story reports: Virginia Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, on Monday claimed that Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) is the target of “false accusations” stemming from his time as an assistant coach at Ohio State University because he “threatens elite”—even as a seventh former wrestler on Sunday accused the GOP representative of lying about his knowledge of ...

Read More »

7th Wrestler Comes Forward: Jordan “Definitely Knew”

The Washington Post reports: A seventh former Ohio State University wrestler said Saturday that he believes Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) knew about inappropriate behavior that allegedly took place in the school’s athletic department three decades ago, as two more former team members came to Jordan’s defense. David Range, who wrestled for Ohio State in the late 1980s, said Jordan had ...

Read More »

Jordan Again Says Accusers Are Lying, Says Timing Is Suspect Because Of His Bid For House Speaker [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) on Friday repeatedly denied claims that he knew of alleged sexual abuse taking place on the Ohio State University wrestling team while he served as assistant coach, while calling into question the timing of the allegations. Jordan said on Fox News’ “Special Report with Bret Baier” that the timing of the allegations was ...

Read More »

Fifth OSU Wrestler Comes Forward: Unless Jordan “Has Dementia” There’s No Way He Shouldn’t Remember

The Wall Street Journal reports: Five former wrestlers, including former UFC world champion Mark Coleman, said this week that Rep. Jim Jordan was aware of, but didn’t respond to, allegations of sexual misconduct by an Ohio State University team doctor when the lawmaker was an assistant wrestling coach there in the 1990s. “There’s no way unless he’s got dementia or ...

Read More »

GOP Rep. Jim Jordan To Contact Capitol Hill Police Over “Bullying” Emails From Alleged Sexual Abuse Victim

CNN reports: Rep. Jim Jordan’s office will contact Capitol Hill police after receiving emails from an alleged victim of sexual abuse at Ohio State University when the Ohio Republican was an assistant wrestling coach, a source within the office told CNN Wednesday. The source added that the messages were vaguely threatening in nature in part because of the amount of ...

Read More »

Former Wrestler: Jordan Is “Absolutely Lying” [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Former Ohio State wrestler Mike DiSabato, who claimed to NBC News that Rep. Jim Jordan ignored allegations of sexual abuse against the team’s doctor when he was the university’s assistant wrestling coach, appeared on CNN Wednesday morning. Jordan, a House Freedom Caucus founder who coached wrestling at Ohio State from 1986 to 1994, claims he did not have ...

Read More »

GOP Rep. Jim Jordan: My Accusers Are Lying, I Never Knew About Sexual Abuse Of My College Wrestlers

Politico reports: Rep. Jim Jordan emphatically denied allegations that he intentionally overlooked widespread sexual abuse of wrestlers whom he coached decades ago, telling POLITICO in a late Tuesday night interview that he would have taken action had he known of the alleged behavior. The Ohio Republican, a former assistant wrestling coach at Ohio State University, refuted accusations that he was ...

Read More »

GEORGIA: Church Boots Senior Pastor After Multiple Males Report His Sexual Interest In Rubbing Their Feet

The Christian Post reports: Brad Waller, a married father and senior pastor of the Grace Church of the Islands, PCA, in Savannah, Georgia, has left his church and several others in his congregation in shock after confessing to abusing multiple men and boys under his spiritual care with sexual foot massages, which prompted his swift removal from ministry by the ...

Read More »

Top Cardinal Booted Over “Credible” Abuse Claims

CBS News reports: Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, archbishop emeritus of Washington DC, has been removed from public ministry after an accusation he abused a teen nearly 50 years ago while serving as a priest in New York archdiocese. McCarrick, now at age 87, previously served as archbishop of Newark in New Jersey. The cardinal maintains his innocence but has accepted the ...

Read More »

Trump: April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump is getting a jump start on April Fools’ Day. Without a hint of irony, Trump announced Friday that next month will be dedicated to “sexual assault awareness and prevention.” Trump, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by nearly two dozen women, said in a presidential proclamation that sex crimes remain “tragically ...

Read More »

BRITAIN: Disgraced Anti-Gay Cardinal Who Confessed To Sexually Preying On Young Priests Dies At Age 80

The BBC reports: Cardinal Keith O’Brien, formerly the Catholic Church’s most senior cleric in Britain, has died at the age of 80. The cardinal, who resigned as Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh in 2013 after apologising for sexual misconduct, was hurt in a recent fall. His successor administered the last rites on Friday, on the eve of the cardinal’s ...

Read More »

Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway Makes Morning Show Rounds In Defense Of John Kelly [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said on Sunday that President Trump has full confidence in chief of staff John Kelly amid the fallout from abuse allegations against former staff secretary Rob Porter. “I spoke with the president last night about this very issue and he wanted me to reemphasize to everyone, including this morning that he has ...

Read More »

Catholic Cardinal Slams “False” Sexual Abuse Charges, Takes Leave From Vatican To Face Trial [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Cardinal George Pell, a top adviser to Pope Francis, took a leave of absence as the Vatican’s financial chief Thursday to fight criminal charges in his native Australia that alleged he committed sexual assault years ago. Pell forcefully denied the accusations, denounced what he called a “relentless character assassination” in the media and said he would ...

Read More »

Cardinal Timothy Dolan Endorses Ex-Gay Book Calling On Homosexuals To Live Loveless Lives Of Chastity

From a press release published today by Christian Newswire: Daniel Mattson’s life was marked by constant turmoil between his faith in God and his sexual attractions toward other boys, beginning when he was 6 years old. Finding the conflict between his homosexual desires and the teachings of his church too great, he assumed he was gay, turned his back on ...

Read More »

ATLANTA: Megachurch Pastor Eddie Long Dies At 63, Was Sued By Four Male Teenagers For Sexual Coercion

USA Today reports: Bishop Eddie Long, pastor of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, died Sunday morning. In a statement, the church confirmed Long’s death from cancer-related causes. “I am confident through my belief in God that my husband is now resting in a better place,” said Long’s wife, Vanessa. “Although his transition leaves a void for those of us ...

Read More »

NEW YORK: Catholic League Runs Ad Opposing Bill To Lift Statute Of Limitations On Sexual Abuse

The Catholic League today published a full-page ad in the Albany Times-Union in opposition to a bill that would lift the statute of limitations on charging the perpetrators of sexual abuse against minors. According to the ad, the bill is part of a “hate-filled anti-Catholic agenda” promoted by “professional victims’ activists.” See the full ad below. The bill’s cosponsor is ...

Read More »

Ten Women Sue Duggar Family Homeschooling Guru Bill Gothard For Rape And Sexual Abuse

Whoa. The Washington Post reports: Ten women on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Bill Gothard, who for decades was a major force in the conservative Christian homeschooling movement, charging him and leaders in his ministry with sexual abuse, harassment and cover-up. Gothard, who urged Christians to shun things like short skirts and rock music, is accused of raping a woman. ...

Read More »

MILWAUKEE: Bankrupt Catholic Archdiocese To Reorganize With $21M Payout To Abuse Victims

The Associated Press reports: A reorganization plan for Milwaukee’s Roman Catholic archdiocese that will distribute $21 million to hundreds of clergy sex abuse victims won approval Monday from a federal bankruptcy judge, bringing closure to a long-running and emotional case. The plan confirmed by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Susan Kelley splits most of the money among 355 people. Another category of ...

Read More »