Senate Bill 3270 to Prosecute Elder Abuse

Senate Bill 3270 is crafted to prevent elder abuse and exploitation and improve the justice system's response to victims. The Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act was introduced July 14th, 2016 by Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut during the 114th Congress (2015/2016). On September 17, 2016, the bipartisan Act passed the Senate Judiciary Committee by a voice vote without objection. The legislation is intended to help reduce crimes against senio...
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My Vote Doesn’t Count

In this landmark 2016 election year, the Florida Elder Guardianship system is being used to silence seniors. Since 2012, Lillie has been caught in the Florida Elder Guardianship process which has been described as "Liquidate, Isolate, Medicate." They are pressing hard to take away her last two remaining rights: the right to vote and the right to choose with whom to socialize – in essence, shutting out her family. The guardianship system is set up to protect the senior, but in this instance, ...
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