Fred DuVal on Families & Children
Expand Department of Child Safety against child abuse
Q: Will you continue to fund the Department of Child Safety?
A: As a parent, I was horrified when I learned that more than 6,500 allegations of child abuse and neglect were swept into a drawer marked "Do Not Open." I'm glad that Governor Brewer has tak
Source: KSAZ Fox 10 Phoenix on 2014 Arizona governor race
, Jul 28, 2014
Close "Age Loophole": hard time for soliciting a minor
Our law enforcement community has experience that matters when it comes to keeping kids safe. While there are many times when a child must be removed from a home for their safety, we should ensure there are law enforcement instant response teams
available in every community to remove criminals, not innocent children.
- Ensuring Criminal Investigations Don't Fall Through the Cracks: Arizonans deserve better than silence when a child suffers abuse.
- Closing the "Age Loophole":
Now is the time to close the loophole that allows criminals to pay for sex with minors and get away with reduced prison time simply because our laws aren't tough enough when the child is over the age of 14. When it comes to prosecuting the perpetrators
of sex crimes against children, we don't have time for rationalizations that only serve to protect criminals. If you solicit a minor, you're going to do hard time--end of story.
Source: 2014 Arizona gubernatorial campaign website, Fred2014.com
, Jul 2, 2014
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