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Strict child victim enforcement could reduce reporting

Johnson opposed the so-called Child Victims Act before a state Senate committee in January. The bill failed to win approval. Johnson had little to say about the victims of sexual abuse in his testimony. His was largely a financial concern. He suggested, "This bill could actually have the perverse effect of leading to additional victims of sexual abuse, if individuals, recognizing that their organizations are at risk, become less likely to report suspected abuse."
Source: Daniel Bice in Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel , Jun 6, 2010

Rated 55% by the NAPO, indicating a moderate stance on police issues.

Johnson scores 55% by the NAPO on crime & police issues

Ratings by the National Association of Police Organizations indicate support or opposition to issues of importance to police and crime. The organization's self-description: "The National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) is a coalition of police units and associations from across the United States. NAPO was organized for the purpose of advancing the interests of America's law enforcement officers through legislative advocacy, political action, and education.

"Increasingly, the rights and interests of law enforcement officers have been the subject of legislative, executive, and judicial action in the nationís capital. NAPO works to influence the course of national affairs where law enforcement interests are concerned. The following list includes examples of NAPOís accomplishments:

VoteMatch scoring for the NAPO ratings is as follows:

Source: NAPO ratings on Congress and politicians 2014_NAPO on Dec 31, 2014

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