I just finished watching a live TV broadcast from Boston (I work about 20 miles outside Boston) in which one of the attorneys for the victims was speaking. A few of the victims also spoke, a father and son, both molested by priests.
The attorney who was heading the broadcast was highlighting some of the new cases that will be brought forth. The documents regarding the newer cases included communications from Bernard Law in the early 90's (92, 94). It made me sick and sad. From what was said there are now about 400 cases.
I have seen so many different things in my life time - the first space ship, the assassination of President Kennedy, invention of the color TV, the final desegregation of schools in Mississippi, and now the beginning of change in the Catholic Church.
Maybe with this new beginning, the WTS will change also and stop protecting their pedophiles and stop shunning people just because their dare to have a different point of view.
I know all the JW's cannot be alike and that many of them act the way they do because they are afraid of being treated like the living dead. I have a very sweet JW friend who is doing the fade. This is why I found this board because I was researching what the JW's were all about - I did not have a clue.
Why can't all the JW's who are against the WT stand together like the Catholic abuse victims did and say, "We won't take this anymore!" ? I know it's much more complex, but there has to be more JW's that do not agree with what is going on in their religion that the ones that agree entirely with it. Most of you folks were JW's at one point in time or are doing the fade like my friend and there must be plenty more out there.
Hey, if the Catholic Church can be taken on, so can the WTS.