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Support Common Sense Rape Survivor Rights

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America leads the world in protecting citizens’ rights to liberty and equality, yet our country currently lacks standardized baseline procedures for rape survivors in the process of reporting assaults, creating a legislative patchwork that deprives millions of Americans of basic liberties. The Center for Disease Control reports that a staggering 25 million Americans are rape survivors - a population nearly equal to the state of Texas. Survivors and law enforcement officers deserve common-sense legal protections and clear procedures that ensure access to justice. Americans urgently need a comprehensive Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights that combines protections so that access to justice does not depend on geography.

 

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