Posted: Jun 23, 2012 3:59 AM
Updated: Jun 23, 2012 3:59 AM
"One of the recurring themes in this case was: Who would believe a kid? The answer is: We here in Bellefonte, Pa., would believe a kid." Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly after retired Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted Friday of child sex abuse.
"Lynn was a smart, able manager who at any time could have called the police, warned parishes or threatened to blow the whistle. He was not a helpless good guy. The only helpless people in this ongoing catastrophe were the children, the many hundreds of boys and girls who were sodomized and terrorized by the men Lynn managed." Terence McKiernan, president of BishopAccountability.org, after Philadelphia Monsignor William Lynn was convicted Friday of one count of child endangerment and faces up to seven years in prison.
"Threatening them? No. That's not the way to go about things. They're just kids. I don't want to judge anybody or put them in jail or anything like that. I just want them to learn a lesson." Karen Klein, the school bus monitor in Greece, N.Y., on the criticism leveled against the four boys who verbally abused her in a video that has gone viral on the Internet.