Skip to comments.Victim Says Penn State Officials 'Rejected' His (Professor Allegedly Molested Him)
Posted on 11/16/2011 2:10:00 PM PST by Kid Shelleen
A new victim is claiming another member of the Penn State faculty sexually abused him years ago, and he said when he brought his abuse complaints to university officials, he was turned away. --snip-- Neisworth was later charged with multiple counts of child sexual abuse in Cecil County, Md., in 2005. However, McLaughlin claimed that at the time, Penn State officials said an indictment wasn't enough to investigate one of their faculty members.
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More fun courtesy of Graham Spanier.
What else should we expect from our liberal progressive pervert infested godless government run indoctrination centers?
Penn State had an excellent reputation. Had.
disgusting. makes me ill.
He complained in the 2000’s about conduct that allegedly happened in the 1970’s and the prof is now retired. I’m not defending Penn State, but this case is very different from Sandusky’s.
Stick a fork in 'em.
He was, of course, found to have done nothing wrong..........
I'm thinking the media won't bring that up either.
Now, one alleged victim of child sex abuse is speaking publicly about what he calls a culture of secrecy at Penn State. When he first heard the allegations in the 40-count indictment of Sandusky, I was enraged, very upset, Paul McLaughlin said. The 45-year-old Arizona man said he was abused by a former Penn State professor and then ignored by university officials. McLaughlin said it wasnt the first time that former Penn State President Graham Spanier ignored a report of possible child sex abuse. McLaughlin said he also brought forward concerns about abuse unrelated to Sandusky, but instead about a special-education professor, who McLaughlin accused of abusing him when he was a boy in New Jersey. In a civil lawsuit that McLaughlin later filed and then settled in the state of New Jersey, he details allegations of abuse by John T. Neisworth and a California man, Carl Geoke. McLaughlin went to the dean of education, David Monk, and to then-president Spanier in early 2002. Both men, he said, brushed him off. Spanier, Monk, Neisworth, Penn State in-house counsel Cynthia Baldwin and spokesman Bill Mahon could not be reached for this story. Documents obtained by The Patriot-News support McLaughlins story. I have a tape where [Neisworth] admits the things hed done, McLaughlin said. [Spanier] treated it like an extortion attempt. I told him my concern was solely to get him away from children.
The NCAA guys have to really fumbling around with this. Who really wants to invite Penn State to a bowl game this year? You end up with a bunch of locals who will question the idea and if they should have been looking for a cleaner situation.
But it has been a sham for over a decade.
"My time at Penn State was great regarding my classes, but not as happy regarding the football program. I was a sincere graduate student. The program projected an academics-first image, yet demanded players and grad students prioritize football 24/7. Paterno was a bully and control freak. He picked on the staff members and banished gifted players who did not buy into his persona. He seemed a master spin doctor whose image shed a far greater shadow than his actual character. The parallels between Paternos kingdom, the power and control he wielded over his minions and the very lax and deceptive response he made in 2002 to allegations that his prized assistant had been seen sodomizing a child in the showers, and the Catholic Churchs power, control and deceit in covering up its massive sexual abuse scandal are striking, yet not surprising to me. I worked on the other side of the ball from Jerry Sandusky, but found him very talented with kids, albeit a bit more grabby and touchy with the many young boys surrounding him and his nonprofit program, The Second Mile. It appeared he had boundary issues. Memories of this now make my stomach queasy. I never observed Sandusky committing sexual misconduct during my year and a half at Penn State. In addition to power and control dynamics among the staff and Paternos powerful presence in the community, a crazy tradition at Penn State was the coaches showered together after each practice and game. We never did this at Brown or at the University of Rhode Island, and my coaching friends never experienced this on their staffs. After a few practices, I decided to shower at home. It was one of the many things at Penn State that made me realize there was something strange about the program and its staff."
The only difference is that it happened earlier. This stuff was never spoken about from young boys or even men back then.
The difference is that now boys can speak about this more readily as it is more in the news so they can sort of leave more direct hints. It is difficult for any of these kids or even men to come straight out with this vile treatment. Humiliating.
These boys and men would eventually have come forward.
There is NO difference except time.
Damn, it’s a gay pedophile homeland. With protection and everything. Nice place for them to pursue their hobbies.
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