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

ALLENTOWN (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 3:00 p.m.

Where: Lehigh County Courthouse, 455 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101. Area adjacent to the steps at the 6th Ave. entrance.

Why: “Survivors deserve to have their experiences heard by the perpetrators who abused them, and it is time for lawmakers to put survivors ahead of special interest groups and reach a consensus on meaningful, effective legislation. This will help survivors heal and to prevent future abuses,” said SCP President Stacie Rumenap.

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