Congress needs to hear your voice. #ActWithRAINN to help us protect survivors and prevent sexual violence.
Help improve victims’ access to justice and hold rapists accountable. Urge the House of Representatives to pass S. 2577, the Justice for All Reauthorization Act of 2016.
Ask Congress to prioritize funding that helps to eliminate the rape kit backlog, ultimately holding more rapists accountable and giving all victims an equal chance for justice.
Urge members of Congress to support the Campus Accountability and Safety Act of 2014 (H.R. 1310/S. 590), which will enhance the way public colleges and universities deal with campus sexual violence.
Advocate for programs that give survivors the assistance they need and deserve, and that hold perpetrators accountable for their crimes.
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A new study supports what RAINN has been telling state and federal policymakers for decades: a more robust DNA database leads to lower crime rates.
RAINN’s policy department has joined a team of national experts selected by the Justice Department to support states’ work to address and end the backlog of untested and unanalyzed rape kits.
Judge Perksy imposed a sentence of only six months on Brock Turner—a sentence far less than the six years recommended by prosecutors, and only one-quarter of the normal two-year minimum sentence.