Justice for All: Improve Victims' Access to Justice

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.

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DNA: Ending the Rape Kit Backlog

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.

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Campus Crimes: Protecting Students and Holding Campuses Accountable

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.

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Funding for Support Services: Programs that Support Survivors

Advocate for programs that give survivors the assistance they need and deserve, and that hold perpetrators accountable for their crimes. 

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RAINN Calls on Next President to End Sexual Violence, Starts National Petition: #MyNameOurVoice

The 2016 presidential election has put sexual violence front and center. To ensure that it becomes a national priority, not just a campaign talking point, RAINN supporters are calling on the next president to help.

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Congress Says ‘Yes’ to Survivors’ Rights

The Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act, passed on September 6 through the House, takes a clear stand that survivors should have full access to sexual assault forensic exams and forensic evidence collection kits.

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DNA Database Leads to Lower Crime

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.

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