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Victims of child sex abuse from priests speak before Judiciary Committee

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There was testimony to lawmakers on Monday from victims of child sex abuse by priests.

60-year-old John McGuire of New London said he was molested by a priest at Saint Joseph’s Church in Noank when he was an 8-year-old altar boy.

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“Why there wold be any limitation on a suit against these people and the people who were responsible for policing them is just beyond me,” he said.

More than 150 people had signed up to speak on the issue on Monday before the Judiciary Committee.

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