The New York Democrat said brain tumors are the second most prevalent cancer for children. His National Childhood Brain Tumor Prevention Network Act would coordinate research into the causes and ways to prevent the disease.
The ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals came after Monsey rabbi Israel Weingarten was convicted of charges that he abused a daughter through much of her childhood. He was sentenced in 2009.
The good news is that the rate of obesity among New York kids is not rising, as it is nationally.