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Wednesday, 31 December 1969 19:00

Press Downplays Seattle Mayor's Party ID As New Evidence of Teen Abuse Surfaces

Written by  Tom Blumer

In May, as noted at NewsBusters, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray ended his run for reelection in the wake of "mounting allegations that he sexually abused underage boys in the 1980s."

On Sunday, the Seattle Timesreported that records previously thought destroyed revealed that "An Oregon child-welfare investigator concluded" that" Murray "sexually abused his foster son in the early 1980s.

" The Times, as well as related wire reports from the Associated Press and Reuters, have only told readers that Murray is a Democrat in very late paragraphs.

Specifically, a newly surfaced May 20, 1984 Multnomah County, Oregon social services document assessing Murray and his relationship with foster child Jeff Simpson contained the following conclusion (bolds are mine throughout this post):

In the professional judgement of this caseworker who has interviewed numerous children of all ages and of all levels of emotional disturbance regarding sexual abuse, Jeff Simpson has been sexually abused by ... Edward Murray.

A separate document reveals that the county's District Attorney considered taking the case to a grand jury for prosecution, but decided against doing so:

It was Jeff’s emotional instability, history of manipulative behavior and the fact that he has again run away and made himself unavailable that forced my decision.

Read more at NewsBusters
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Washington, Oregon and California - pits of Godless democrats, abortion & the elder suicide laws. Just to name the worst of the laws. New laws about gun ownership ect. ect. ect. Is this really what the USA is about??????

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