We’re baffled by the state Legislature’s failure to enact a law that makes it clear that each and every one of us is responsible for reporting child abuse if we’re aware of it.
Given the recent high-profile child abuse cases that have dominated television newscasts in recent months, we would have though that closing this legal loophole would have been high up on lawmakers’ list of priorities. Sadly, it took a back seat to other matters, and the most vulnerable children in our state may end up paying the price.
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