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Legislators Want Law Cracking Down on Sexual Battery Upon a Mentally Incapacitated Person

This week, state Sen. Linda Stewart, D-Orlando, and state Rep. Emily Slosberg, D–Boca Raton, announced legislation that clarifies the law concerning what constitutes sexual battery upon a person impaired by drugs of alcohol under...

Florida Congressional Representatives Want Betsy DeVos to Issue Child Abuse Reporting Guidance During Pandemic

The recent spate of stay-at-home orders have impacted education with schools seeing a dramatic shift to online learning, a reality that may carry well into the next fall school year. This means children are far less likely to be seen directly by teachers, other parents and coaches who may be able to spot signs of abuse and report it.