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WATCH: Victims of Nassar, Anderson speak in support of 'Empowering Survivors' bills

University of Michigan Doctor Assault
Posted at 8:44 AM, Sep 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-30 09:57:25-04

LANSING, Mich. — Victims of Larry Nassar and Robert Anderson spoke Thursday morning in support of a legislative package that would give survivors of sex abuse more time to sue for damages.

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Under the new measures, victims of the late Dr. Robert Anderson at the University of Michigan and others would get additional time to bring lawsuits that might be barred by a statute of limitations. Government entities could not use the immunity defense if they knew or should have known of prior sexual misconduct and failed to intervene.

Watch the press conference here: