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DNA: Ending the Rape Kit Backlog

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Congress Passes Justice for All Act; Heads to the President’s Desk for Signature

In a political climate defined by party divisions, there was a bipartisan win for survivors of sexual violence this Thursday, with the passage of the Justice for All Act Reauthorization Act of 2016. The Act will expand resources to prevent and respond to crimes of sexual violence.

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RAINN Calls on Next President and Congress 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 and Congress 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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