New Law Would Standardize Sexual Assault Evidence Collection

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New Law Would Standardize Sexual Assault Evidence Collection

By Frederica Freyberg | Here & Now

April 19, 2019

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State legislators propose a new bill to standardize existing practices for collecting sexual assault evidence kits, which has received bipartisan support. Breaking down what this means for survivors and first responders is Ian Henderson of the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault. He says the lack of uniformity has created uncertainty in what information sexual assault survivors are given.


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