Lawsuit: Jehovah's Witness official molested girls
Burlington Free Press. October 1, 2014
Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Filed Against Jehovah's Witness Official
"Two sisters, one of them a Vermonter, filed lawsuits Tuesday alleging they were sexually molested as young girls in the mid-1990s by a Jehovah's Witnesses official in Bellows Falls.
"These very courageous and brave young women have decided that they need to do something about what happened to them as children that has been kept silent by the Jehovah's Witnesses," San Diego attorney Irwin Zalkin said at a Tuesday news conference in Burlington."
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Sisters Hire Attorney Against Jehovah's Witness Sex Abuse
Miranda Lewis, 23, of Chester, center, sits with her mother, Marina, and attorney Irwin Zalkin during a news conference at Gravel & Shea in Burlington on Tuesday announcing two sexual abuse lawsuits
against the Bellows Falls Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses
and Tract Society of New York. (Photo: RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS )