Snyder signs Erin’s Law to fight child sexual abuse

MI Gov Snyder

(UPNORTHLIVE ABC29/8 TV NEWS) LANSING – Gov. Rick Snyder recently signed Erin’s Law to strengthen protections against the sexual abuse of children.

The legislation is named in honor of Erin Merryn, a woman from Schaumburg, Ill. who was sexually abused as a child and now campaigns nationally for increased education and protections.

The bills allow schools to implement a program to educate and provide resources for students, staff and parents about the warning signs of sexual abuse as well as available resources and counseling for children affected.




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