Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Stock

Paris Hilton praises GOP lawmakers for sponsoring bipartisan Stop Institutional Child Abuse Act

American media personality and businesswoman Paris Hilton gave separate shoutouts online to the Republican and Democratic senators who are supporting the bipartisan Stop Institutional Child Abuse Act.

‘To the 10 republican senators co-sponsoring the #StopInstitutionalChildAbuseAct, thank you,’ Hilton posted Monday on X. ‘I am beyond grateful for you this holiday season.’

Hilton tagged Republican Sens. John Cornyn, Shelley Capito, Katie Britt, Thom Tillis, Tommy Tuberville, Susan Collins, Markwayne Mullin, Cynthia Lummis, Roger Marshall and Pete Ricketts in her post. 

The bicameral bill, authored by Cornyn, Tuberville, Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., and Rep. Earl Carter, R-Ga., was introduced April 27. It aims to provide stronger oversight for residential youth treatment programs to identify and prevent child abuse.

In another post, Hilton thanked the seven Democrats for co-sponsoring the bill, which is now in committee. 

Hilton, an advocate of the bill since its inception, alleged in a New York Times video op-ed series last year that she was a victim of sexual abuse as a teenager in the ’90s, when she attended a boarding school in Utah. 

She said she was the victim of a ‘parent-approved kidnapping’ when she was a misbehaving 16-year-old, with two men dragging her out of her home and into a congregate-care facility.

‘Very late at night, this would be around like three or four in the morning, they would take myself and other girls into this room and they would perform medical exams,’ Hilton said in the interview. ‘It wasn’t even with a doctor, it was a couple of different staff members, where they would have us lay on the table and put their fingers inside of us.’

Hilton later said she realized as an adult it was sexual abuse.

In an interview with Fox News earlier this year, Hilton said she was ‘doing everything I can in my power to fight for these children because these are children who come from families that can’t help and support them, and children from the juvenile justice system, foster care system.’ 

‘And they have no voice,’ she said.

Fox News’ Madeline Coggins contributed to this report. 

This post appeared first on FOX NEWS

Enter Your Information Below To Receive Free Trading Ideas, Latest News And Articles.






    Your information is secure and your privacy is protected. By opting in you agree to receive emails from us. Remember that you can opt-out any time, we hate spam too!

    You May Also Like

    Editor's Pick

    LIVE OAK, Fla. — President Biden traveled to Florida on Saturday to survey the damage caused by Hurricane Idalia, part of a storm response...

    Stock

    President Biden is asking his Cabinet to ‘aggressively execute’ plans for federal employees to return to their offices for work this fall after years...

    Stock

    A group of House Democrats penned a letter Thursday to several top Biden administration and White House officials, demanding the immediate continuance of uninterrupted...

    Stock

    Special Counsel Jack Smith proposed to begin former President Donald Trump’s trial in January 2024 for the charges he’s facing in relation to the...

    Disclaimer: beneficialinvestmentnow.com, its managers, its employees, and assigns (collectively “The Company”) do not make any guarantee or warranty about what is advertised above. Information provided by this website is for research purposes only and should not be considered as personalized financial advice. The Company is not affiliated with, nor does it receive compensation from, any specific security. The Company is not registered or licensed by any governing body in any jurisdiction to give investing advice or provide investment recommendation. Any investments recommended here should be taken into consideration only after consulting with your investment advisor and after reviewing the prospectus or financial statements of the company.


    Copyright © 2023 beneficialinvestmentnow.com