"She revealed that two Connecticut high schools, Staples High in Westport and Ridgefield High in Ridgefield, were involved in covering up cases of abuse of students and that the cover up extended to the police departments of Westport and Ridgefield.
"Attempts by the mother of one abused male teen were rebuffed by Bridgeport Superior Court judge Edgar Bassick and other superior court judges and state's attorneys.
"The tolerance for child abuse also extended to the office of the Attorney General of Connecticut at the time, Richard Blumenthal, who is now a U.S. senator and someone who spent three days in Newtown consoling the townspeople and families of the shooting victims and then-Governor John Rowland, who was later convicted and jailed on corruption charges.
"Some of the child abuse in Connecticut also involved 'new age' religious cults, including some with Satanist underpinnings.
"The 1996 report by John M. Massameno, Senior Assistant State's Attorney for Connecticut, contains allegations of prosecutorial misconduct in dealing with child abuse cases by the state of Connecticut and by federal authorities, including the FBI, as well as by state judicial authorities, including Judge Nicola Rubinow."