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Child Abuse

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  • Vatican approves sex abuse policy

    The nation's Roman Catholic bishops won Vatican approval yesterday for their revised sex abuse policy, requiring every diocese to bar priests who molest children from working in the church. Vatican authorization makes the plan church law for the United...
  • Hits keep coming: Vikings release WR Simpson

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Minnesota Vikings - INSIDE SLANT Suspended Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson was scheduled to be eligible to be reinstated following Week 3. But now, even if he is, he won't have a team after the Vikings announced...
  • Your parents whipped you and you turned out OK--like Adrian Peterson?

    What, exactly, is the difference between knocking out a grown woman with a punch to the face and whipping a child until he bleeds? Both are acts of brutality against relatively defenseless victims (even a grown woman is no match for a professional...
  • Vikings begin life without Peterson

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Minnesota Vikings - INSIDE SLANT About 36 hours after Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman announced that Adrian Peterson "deserved to play" while his legal process unfolded, the team ran a reverse....
  • Vikings pay Peterson to sit, settle off-field matter

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update4 with attorney, Raddison statements Vikings pay Peterson to sit, settle off-field matter EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Less than two days after announcing that they were reinstating running back Adrian Peterson to the...
  • Striking or spanking a child is not a solution, experts say

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he never intended to hurt his 4-year-old son when he hit him with a tree branch. But experts in childhood development said the intent doesn't matter, striking a child is never appropriate. "We do have...
  • Vikings reinstate RB Peterson

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update4 with Zimmer comments Vikings reinstate RB Peterson The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday that running back Adrian Peterson will fully participate in this week's practices and meetings and is expected to play in...
  • Minnesota governor: Suspend Adrian Peterson

    Minnesota governor: Suspend Adrian Peterson
    One of the biggest Vikings fans in the state of Minnesota, governor Mark Dayton, called for the franchise to suspend running back Adrian Peterson. "It is an awful situation," said Dayton in a statement. "Yes, Mr. Peterson is entitled to due process...
  • Adrian Peterson: 'I am, without a doubt, not a child abuser'

    Adrian Peterson: 'I am, without a doubt, not a child abuser'
    Adrian Peterson issued his first public remarks Monday since being arrested on suspicion of causing injury to a child and indictment on child abuse charges this weekend. The star Minnesota Vikings running back said in a statement that although he has...
  • Adrian Peterson and the whitewashing of child abuse

    Adrian Peterson and the whitewashing of child abuse
    Truth be told, I hadn't read the details of what Adrian Peterson is accused of doing to his child before deciding to write a post expressing a smidgen of sympathy for the Minnesota Vikings running back. No parent is perfect, and we routinely violate the...
  • Minnesota Gov.: Suspend Peterson

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update: Nike mulling options, other sponsors act Minnesota Gov.: Suspend Peterson One of the biggest Vikings fans in the state of Minnesota, governor Mark Dayton, called for the franchise to suspend running back Adrian...
  • Radisson suspends Vikings sponsorship after Peterson reinstatement

    Star running back Adrian Peterson is headed back to the football field, but the Minnesota Vikings lost a key business partner on Monday. Just hours after Peterson's reinstatement after missing Sunday's game against the New England Patriots in the wake of...