October 4, 2018
There’s an uncomfortable truth that our state has to face: a lot of child abuse occurs in Texas.
How much? From 2012 to 2016, Texas had more reported cases of child abuse than any other state.
Obviously, this is a huge social problem that we need to tackle, and law enforcement are under enormous pressure to identify child abuse and bring the perpetrators to justice.
The downside of all this attention is that sometimes people can be overzealous in their crusade against abuse, targeting innocent individuals and/or cutting corners to make sure “bad” people face consequences. [...]