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Top Pa. Senate Republicans: sex-abuse victims bill has “glaring problems”

September 25, 2018

Pennsylvania Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R., Centre), speaks at a press conference at the state Capitol in Harrisburg Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Knight)

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HARRISBURG – The two top Republican Senate leaders on Wednesday slammed the breaks on the frenzied push in the Capitol for legislation to allow more child sexual assault victims to sue their attackers for decades-old abuse.

Majority Leader Jake Corman (R., Centre), standing together with President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R., Jefferson), said there were “glaring problems” with the bill approved by the House on Tuesday that would suspend, for two years, the statute of limitations so older victims can file civil suits.

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