Thomas K. Duane's posts related to Victims

Queens Chronicle: Pols say no room in Queens for hate crime

By Liz Rhoades

October 15, 2009

Outraged public officials — many of them openly gay — denounced Monday the vicious attack last week on a gay College Point man.

   City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (D-Manhattan), who is gay, led a contingent of speakers at a press conference outside New York Hospital Queens in Flushing where Jack Price, 49, is slowly recovering from the brutal beating carried out by two men early Friday. Price, who was able to identify his attackers before being put in an induced coma, is now listed in fair condition.

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The New York Times: New York Child Abuse Bill

May 17, 2010New York Child Abuse BillTo the Editor:Re “Justice for Child Abuse Victims” (editorial, May 16):

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HUFFINGTON POST: A Victory for Survivors of Trafficking in New York State

Excerpt from Sienna Baskin and Melissa Broudo's September 2, 2010 Huffington Post column on New York State's new law, sponsored by Senator Duane and Assembly Member Gottfried and co-authored by the Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center, that allows sex trafficking victims to clear their records of prostitution-related crimes.

HUFFINGTON POST

September 2, 2010

A Victory for Survivors of Trafficking in New York State

by Sienna Baskin and Melissa Broudo

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