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West Virginia Cracks Down on Child Abuse

December 15th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

The West Virginia House of Delegates Women’s Caucus is asking that state troopers have increased training for spotting signs of child-related offenses. According to the Cumberland Times-News, the Select Committee on Crimes Against Children introduced four pieces of legislation regarding offenses against children. Within the legislation is adding a criminal offense to possession of child pornography, amending a bill for child abuse including bodily injury or death, amending child neglect laws and amending a court’s ability to limit visitation rights.

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