child sex abuse
After infighting, Colorado lawmakers revive effort to give child sex assault survivors unlimited time to sue abusers
A similar effort last year failed after proponents of the legislation couldn’t agree about whether to challenge the state constitution in the hopes of giving past victims of abuse a window to take legal action
Colorado’s Catholic dioceses paid $6.68 million to 73 survivors of priest abuse
Some claims were paid to previously unknown victims. Eight claims were rejected by the Independent Reconciliation and Reparations Program and another eight are pending.