How the USA Gymnastics child sexual abuse scandal was preventable
By Rush L. Russell; The Star Ledgar
A major investigation published by the Indianapolis Star recently uncovered pervasive failings by USA Gymnastics to report cases of child sexual abuse by coaches.
The story repeats many of the same elements as the Jerry Sandusky case at Penn State in 2011. In each case, it appears the institutions were more interested in protecting their reputations than reporting horrific crimes happening in clear view on their watch.
How many times does this have to happen before we take stronger action? What needs to happen to stop it now?