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News - July 24, 2019

Sen. Hill holds bill that would lessen secrecy exemptions for clergy

by Kate Bradshaw

Following opposition from the religious community, local state Sen. Jerry Hill opted last week to hold a bill that would end an exemption that allows clergy members to not report cases of child abuse or neglect that are revealed during penitential communications.

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