TV personality Paris Hilton joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers and abuse survivors on Capitol Hill on April 27 to introduce a new bill aimed at preventing the abuse of children in institutional care.
Hilton joined Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), and Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.), as well as Reps. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) and Buddy Carter (R-Ga.), in introducing the “Stop Institutional Child Abuse Act.”
Speaking at the Capitol, Hilton cited her own alleged experience of physical and mental abuse at “troubled teen” facilities when she was younger, adding that the new legislation was only possible because lawmakers on both sides of the aisle had chosen to listen to abuse survivors….

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