Tag: sexual assault

Sen. Gillibrand angry over proposed changes to how feds will investigate campus assault cases
Policy Politics

Sen. Gillibrand angry over proposed changes to how feds will investigate campus assault cases

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, and Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-MO, are speaking out against changes being made at the Education Department’s Office of Civil Rights. The senators co-authored a letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that outlines their displeasure with the new procedural changes being put in place that will alter […]

Assembly passes child victims act bill; sponsor “demands” Senate vote
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Assembly passes child victims act bill; sponsor “demands” Senate vote

The Assembly passed a long-contested Child Victims Act bill Wednesday afternoon, giving childhood sexual abuse victims hope they may soon have the opportunity seek justice for crimes committed years ago. Passing by a margin of 139-7, the Child Victims Act (A.5885-a) extends the statute of limitations for criminal prosecution of […]