Senator Boxer: Protecting Children from Abuse and Violence
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Today I testified at a Senate hearing on the need to ensure that abuses against children are reported to local law enforcement or a child protective agency.
To watch my testimony, please click here. To read my remarks, click here. To read more about my bills to strengthen child abuse reporting requirements, click here.
After 9/11, our nation reached consensus that we would never ever sit passively on an airplane as a terrorist tried to take it over. Now our nation needs to reach a consensus that we will never ever turn a blind eye to a crime against an innocent child. We must all be ready to act to defend children.
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer