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Rape Kits: A Decade and A Billion Dollars Later, Why Can’t We Fix the Backlog?

A three-month investigation by RH Reality Check has revealed that the agency charged with overseeing this effort has been unable to answer these rudimentary questions, leaving advocates at a loss to explain why so little progress has been made on the backlog even while the Obama administration has identified it as a top priority for sexual justice.

A three-month investigation by RH Reality Check has revealed that the agency charged with overseeing this effort has been unable to answer these rudimentary questions, leaving advocates at a loss to explain why so little progress has been made on the backlog even while the Obama administration has identified it as a top priority for sexual justice.

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Rape Victims Aren’t Victims, According to Georgia Rep.

Rep. Bobby Franklin, a Republican in Georgia, has introduced a bill which would re-classify victims of rape, stalking and family violence to “accusers.”

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Blame the Victim, As Long as She’s Drunk

According to Bill O’Reilly, Amanda Terkel is a “villain” because “she observed
that Factor host Bill O’Reilly blamed an 18-year-old for her own rape
and murder on air and subsequently agreed to host a fundraiser for [the
Alexa Foundation,] a non-profit group that supports rape survivors.”

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