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  • 2 Penn State ex-administrators plead guilty in Jerry Sandusky abuse case

    03/15/2017 6:49:39 PM PDT · by iowamark · 20 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 3/13/2017 | AP
    Two former Penn State administrators admitted Monday to mishandling child-sex allegations against Jerry Sandusky, pleading guilty more than five years after the scandal rocked the university and led to the downfall of football coach Joe Paterno. Tim Curley, a 62-year-old former athletic director, and Gary Schultz, 67, a one-time vice president, could get up to five years in prison for misdemeanor child endangerment. No sentencing date was set. They struck a deal in which prosecutors dropped three felony charges of child endangerment and conspiracy that carried up to seven years each. Former Penn State President Graham Spanier, 68, was also...
  • Jerry Sandusky’s adopted son arrested for sexually assaulting a child

    02/13/2017 11:28:13 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 48 replies
    wishtv.com ^ | February 13, 2017 | Mallory Lane
    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (WTAJ) – Pennsylvania State Police arrested Jeffrey Sandusky, 41 and charged him with sexually assaulting a child. Sandusky is the adopted son of Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State football coach who was convicted on multiple counts of child sex abuse.
  • Joe Paterno tribute ignites positive and negative passions

    09/17/2016 12:30:11 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 24 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | September 17, 2016 | Mike Hiserman
    Penn State marked the 50th anniversary of the late Joe Paterno’s first game as head football coach Saturday, introducing former players and displaying video tributes at the Nittany Lions’ game against Temple... The tribute ignited reaction from Paterno critics as well as supporters...
  • Jerry Sandusky Presses Appeal, Wants to Question Witnesses

    05/02/2016 9:26:39 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | May 2 2016 | ap
    BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky's effort to get his child molestation convictions thrown out ran into tough questioning Monday from a judge who voiced doubt about defense lawyers are entitled to question witnesses — including some of the former Penn State assistant football coach's victims. Judge John Cleland pressed Sandusky attorney Al Lindsay about whether there is sufficient basis for him to allow an evidentiary hearing now, nearly four years after a jury found Sandusky guilty of 45 sex-abuse counts.
  • After over 15 years - time to say goodbye to Free Republic

    09/05/2015 6:15:18 PM PDT · by FlJoePa · 259 replies
    n/a | 9-5-15 | me
    Time to move on. Too juvenile and too much name-calling. Not near the level of critical thinking that used to go on back in the day. I wish the best to all the good ones left out there.
  • Former School Police Officer Hired To Protect Students Raped 22 Boys Instead

    04/18/2015 2:20:27 PM PDT · by Ken H · 82 replies
    Inquisitr ^ | April 18, 2015 | n/a
    Former Pittsburgh school police officer Robert Lellock has been arrested and charged with raping 22 male students he was hired to protect. A federal lawsuit notes that school officials should have known about the abuse, as Lellock was frequently taking boys out of the classroom to rape them in a janitor’s closet. According to the Tribune-Review, Robert Lellock worked for the Pittsburgh public school system as a school police officer where he repeatedly sexually abused at least 22 boys. One victim claims that Lellock removed him from class at least two dozen times to rape him in a janitor’s closet....
  • NCAA restores Penn State football postseason, scholarships

    09/08/2014 2:07:10 PM PDT · by iowamark · 5 replies
    NCAA.com ^ | 9/8/2014
    Due to Penn State University’s significant progress toward ensuring its athletics department functions with integrity, the NCAA Executive Committee on Monday eliminated the school’s postseason ban, effective immediately, and will return the full complement of football scholarships in 2015-16. The committee’s action endorses recommendations released Monday by George Mitchell, the university’s athletics oversight monitor, in his latest report. In addition to the scholarship and postseason participation changes, Mitchell also recommended that if Penn State continues to make impressive progress at the conclusion of the 2015 report, Mitchell’s oversight may conclude substantially earlier than 2017, the date set forth in the...
  • Penn State bowl ban lifted immediately, full scholarships for 2015-2016

    09/08/2014 12:02:47 PM PDT · by FlJoePa · 85 replies
    fansided.com ^ | 9-7-14 | Patrick Schmidt
    The Penn State Nittany Lions are eligible to play in a bowl game this season after the NCAA ruled they are satisfied with the athletic department’s progress in ensuring it functions with integrity. “Penn State’s commitment to the integrity of its athletics department and its progress toward meeting the requirements of the Consent Decree are clear,” said Northern Arizona President Rita Hartung Cheng via NCAA.org, who chaired Monday’s Executive Committee meeting. “We thank Senator Mitchell for his meticulous and exhaustive work over the past two years. Mitchell’s efforts and the dedication of Penn State officials made today’s decisions possible.” Penn...
  • Joe Paterno Statue Planned for Downtown

    bronze statue of Joe Paterno seated on a bench is planned for installation outside the Tavern Restaurant in November 2015. The statue, designed by sculptor Zenos Frudakis, is in response to Rodney Erickson’s decision to remove Joe Paterno’s statue from Porter Road in July 2012. “There’s been some level of frustration among Penn Staters with what happened with the statue at the stadium,” Ted Sebastianelli, one of the organizers of the project, said. “We wanted to come up with a way to honor Joe for all that he did for the State College community. It wasn’t just the university he...
  • Planned Predators and the moral structure of pedophilia

    10/07/2013 3:59:16 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 13 replies
    The moral structure of pedophilia is simply this: the welfare of children is subordinate to the sexual gratification of adults. Jerry Sandusky, former defensive coordinator for the Penn State football team, established a charity called The Second Mile, for boys, mostly fatherless, who were living in troubled homes. It is not clear that he did so initially to lure boys into a trap. But that is what eventually happened, according to the testimony of the men who recalled with shame and disgust their initiation into sodomy. Raymond Lahey, former Catholic bishop of Antigonish, was apprehended in the Ottawa airport and...
  • Groups want poor image of Penn State to go away

    09/16/2013 7:01:46 PM PDT · by FlJoePa · 87 replies
    New York Times ^ | 9-16-13 | Tim Rohan
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — ...John Nichols sat in his office in the old wing of the Willard Building, across the lawn from Old Main, fuming about what people have been saying, for two years now, about the university he loves. John Nichols, a professor emeritus, contends that a child sexual abuse scandal has unfairly defined Penn State. The campus was bustling. The students had returned. This bucolic town’s main drag, College Avenue, had come alive. Stores sold shirts that read, “Billieve” and “O’Brien’s Lions.” Football season was close, and almost everyone seemed excited for Coach Bill O’Brien’s second year. Nichols...
  • California Senate approves tax penalty bill aimed at Boy Scouts

    05/31/2013 2:31:40 AM PDT · by markomalley · 34 replies
    LA Times ^ | 5/29/2013 | Patrick McGreevy
    <p>Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) said he was glad the Boy Scouts' national council recently decided to allow openly gay minors to serve as Scouts, but said it was unacceptable that the organization did not also lift its ban on adult leaders who are gay.</p>
  • Sports and Religion ‘Last Closets in America’ In Gay Rights Movement, NFL Players Say

    05/06/2013 5:28:25 PM PDT · by markomalley · 43 replies
    CNS News ^ | 5/6/2013 | Penny Starr
    NFL player Brendon Ayanbadejo told Bob Schieffer, host of CBS’s “Face the Nation,” that professional sports and religious organizations are “the last closets” that need to be opened for LGBT people to gain equality. On Sunday’s show during a discussion with homosexual pro-athletes and others about the recent announcement by NFL player Jason Collins that he is gay, Schieffer asked: “Do you think this is really the last frontier for gay acceptance and equality?” “No, I still think we have a ways to go,” said Ayanbadejo, a free agent who describes himself as an “ally” of the LGBT movement. “The...
  • Obama Calls on Boy Scouts to Welcome Homosexuals (Obama wants to be in The Scouts)

    02/03/2013 7:00:30 PM PST · by tobyhill · 61 replies
    fox news ^ | 2/3/2013 | Todd Starnes
    President Obama called on the Boy Scouts to open their ranks to homosexuals. His response came during an interview ahead of Super Bowl XLVII. CBS News’ Scott Pelley asked the president if scouting should be open to gays. “Yes,” the president replied. “Gays and lesbians should have access and opportunity the same way everyone else does.” BSA national leaders are meeting this week in Dallas to discuss lifting a ‘no-gay’ ban on both members and leaders. On Monday a group of 42 religious groups will publish a half-page ad in USA Today calling on the Scouts to resist political and...
  • 'He's treated like the worst of the worst': Sandusky put on hard routine...

    12/09/2012 12:09:00 PM PST · by Morgana · 45 replies
    mail online ^ | 12.9.2012 | mail online
    FULL TITLE: 'He's treated like the worst of the worst': Sandusky put on hard routine and separated from other inmates for his own protection Serial child sex offender Jerry Sandusky lives under tight restrictions in prison for his own safety, it has been revealed. The former Penn State coach is on hard routine after he asked for more prison privileges and then received threats from inmates. 'He is being housed in the appropriate facility in order to assure his safety,' said Susan McNaughton, press secretary for the Pennsylvania state Department of Corrections. She responded to questions from Reuters after one...
  • Jerry Sandusky Laws: Sick and twisted

    11/30/2012 6:48:30 PM PST · by Woodland · 4 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 11-30-12 | Matt Barber
    In recent months, “progressive” lawmakers, activist attorneys and militant homosexual pressure groups have launched a fierce campaign to ban therapeutic help for child victims of monsters like homosexual pedophile Jerry Sandusky. California has already passed such a law (SB 1172). On Friday, Liberty Counsel founder and chairman Mat Staver challenged this twisted ban in federal court, seeking a preliminary injunction to halt the law from taking effect on Jan. 1. Judge Kimberly Mueller will likely issue a decision within a week or so. Ads by Google Top 10 Swing KillersThese Faults Make It Impossible To Play Good Golf. Fix Yours...
  • Indictment of ex-Penn State president reveals disturbing details of how PSU dealt with Sandusky

    11/01/2012 3:48:17 PM PDT · by mojito · 13 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 11/1/2012 | Dan Wetzel
    Almost exactly one year after indicting Jerry Sandusky, Penn State athletic director Tim Curley and vice president Gary Schultz, the state’s attorney general, Linda Kelly, both extended and tightened her noose Thursday with bold new criminal charges backed by sickening new information. Former Penn State president Graham Spanier was indicted by a grand jury on eight counts of perjury, obstruction and endangering welfare of children after escaping charges a year ago. Additional charges of felony obstruction, conspiracy and endangerment were also filed against both Curley and Schultz, who are still awaiting trial on perjury and failure to report a crime....
  • Minn. lawmaker in sex scandal getting out of race (Kerry Gauthier)

    08/23/2012 3:00:21 AM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    AP ^ | 8/22/2012
    A Minnesota Democrat who had a rest-stop sexual encounter with a 17-year-old boy dropped his re-election bid Wednesday, hours after declaring he would stay in the race in defiance of party leaders who wanted him out as they fight to regain control of the state Legislature. Rep. Kerry Gauthier, 56, told The Associated Press the decision was his own after multiple conversations with Democratic leaders pressing him to withdraw. He said he had been going back and forth about running "every 20 minutes for a week." "I changed my mind," he said. "Too much. It's just too much." Gauthier also...
  • Scouts need to hear support for their gay policy, leader says

    08/14/2012 7:56:57 PM PDT · by Graybeard58 · 114 replies
    Baptist Press ^ | Aug 14, 2012 | Frank Cardwel
    IRVING, Texas (BP) -- With 100-plus degree temperatures outside the Boy Scouts of America Museum, the sweating, 7-year-old Cruz Burns couldn't come up with an answer as to why his mom was holding a press conference. "Is all this stuff the adults are talking about just weird?" the journalist asked the Tiger Cub Scout, while 32-year-old Jennifer Tyrrell continued to make her case for allowing homosexuals to serve in Boy Scouts leadership. Staring at the ground, tugging at the scarf of his uniform, the little boy nodded, "Yeah." Burns' participation in an Ohio Cub Scout pack was short-lived. His mother,...
  • Sandusky case: Silence of the 'gays'

    08/05/2012 5:06:56 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 39 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 8-5-12 | Michael F. Haverluck
    Outspoken proponents of homosexuality – such as those who attack the CEO of Chick-fil-A for expressing his Christian faith – are remarkably quiet on the issue of former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky and the culture that helped foster his abuse of young boys, according to observers. Are the activists intentionally staying low-key regarding the sexual abuse inflicted by the convicted PSU boy predator, or has their campaign just been too busy to take a strong stand on the matter? Michael L. Brown, host of the nationally syndicated radio talk show “Line of Fire,” throws all his chips in...