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After hearing stories of women having to travel long distances to receive the rape kit exams that are guaranteed to them under the Violence Against Women Act, we began to file the same request with the health departments in all 50 states asking for locations where sexual assault forensic examiners are available on staff or on-call. Like most of the other data surrounding sexual assault policies, what we’ve found so far varies widely, and there are large deserts - huge, mostly rural areas without easy access to a medical examiner
When then-President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order on geomagnetic storm preparedness, spiritual side effects of space weather events were criminally neglected. Apparently the Central Intelligence Agency took the issue of solar flare-induced psychic phenomena more seriously, however, dedicating part of of its 824 page risk report on it.
When DNA evidence can be destroyed at will by hospital officials, the lack of a statute of limitations can mean almost nothing. Giving survivors only 30 days to decide whether to press charges is an unfairly small window of time to process the traumatic event.
Recently released documents show that the backlog of untested rape kits in Alaska’s capitol city, Juneau, is staggering. Out of the 283 sexual assault evidence kits collected since 2000, 206 still remain untested, while the status of three remains “unknown” - disturbing news for a state with a rate of sexual violence nearly three times the national average.
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|Emergency Contraception for Rape Victims (Department of Health Services)||Awaiting Acknowledgement||Department of Health Services||Wisconsin|
|Brooklyn Hospital Rape Kit Charges||Awaiting Acknowledgement||Office of the Attorney General - New York||New York|
|Local level SAEC polices/data (Lubbock, TX)||Awaiting Acknowledgement||Lubbock Police Department||Lubbock, TX|
|Salisa Luster Police File||Awaiting Response||Louisville Metro Police||Louisville, KY|
|Salisa Luster||Awaiting Response||Louisville Metro Police||Louisville, KY|