Sexual Abuse Cases Involving Children On Rise: Can Background Checks Help?

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Sexual Abuse Cases Involving-Children Rising - Can Background Checks Help

Last month, the U.S. Youth Soccer Association (along with its California affiliate) settled a lawsuit to the tune of $8.2 million dollars for failing to run background checks on their volunteer coaches—a decision that led to the molestation of a 13-year-old girl by a coach. Had a background check been run, the organization would have known that this coach had…..