CHICAGO (CBS) — While many in Chicago joined the annual Pride Parade on the North Side on Sunday, others marched downtown to call on lawmakers to eliminate all statutes of limitations on child sex crimes.
Members of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests rallied outside the Thompson Center, many holding up signs reading “protect our children, not their predators.”READ MORE: Delivery Driver Shot In Head In Back of The Yards; 18-Year-Old Struck In Thigh
“To stop sexual violence of children, it’s time to hold sexual perpetrators accountable,” SNAP President Barbara Blaine said.
The way to do that, Blaine said, is for lawmakers across the country to change child sex abuse laws to “step up, and reform the statutes of limitation once and for all.”
“All statutes of limitation for child sex crimes should be eliminated,” she said.