SCP Media Advisory: "Clergy Abuse Survivors in Lancaster to Urge Lawmakers to Act to Help Prevent Further Abuse"

LANCASTER (Oct. 10, 2018) Stop Child Predators (SCP) will join with survivors of abuse by Catholic clergy to urge lawmakers to pass legislation to help prevent further abuse and ensure that every single survivor can hold their abuser accountable in a court of law.


Who: Stop Child Predators, a national children’s advocacy organization, and abuse survivors working to secure passage of legislation to implement the statewide grand jury’s recommendations.

What: A news conference to provide an opportunity for all survivors to share their experiences with the community and lawmakers.

When: Thursday, Oct. 11 at 11:00 a.m.

Where: Binns Park, 120 North Queen Street, Lancaster PA 17603

Why: “We are confident that state lawmakers can get together and reach consensus on an effective solution – and that means enacting the reforms that the grand jury has called for,” said SCP President Stacie Rumenap. “Survivors have every right to confront their abusers in a court of law.”

For more information, please visit or contact Danielle Gross at 717.724.1681.