Gymnasts urge U.S. Senate to investigate Larry Nassar sexual abuse after botched FBI inquiry

More than 70 women went on to be molested after the FBI was alerted to the physician’s crimes

By: - September 16, 2021 6:14 am

Women from the Michigan-based victim advocacy groups End Violent Encounters and Firecracker Foundation cheer for women as they leave the courthouse after the sentencing of Larry Nassar in Ingham County Circuit Court on Jan. 24, 2018 in Lansing, Michigan. The former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for sexual assault after more than 150 women and girls confronted him in court and spoke of their abuse. (Photo by Anthony Lanzilote/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
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Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.