MCASA in the News: Maryland has a Rape Problem

December 08 2021 - MCASA in the News
Where is the outrage over Maryland’s sexual assaults? Last month, a former Baltimore County police officer convicted

MCASA in the News: Baltimore County Police Officer sentenced to home detention following rape conviction

November 29 2021 - MCASA in the News
The Baltimore Sun reports that the Baltimore County Police Department has fired an officer who was convicted of

MCASA in the News: Maryland Mayor is Charged in ‘Revenge Porn’ Case

November 23 2021 - MCASA in the News
Andrew Bradshaw, the Mayor of Cambridge, Maryland, was arrested this month for posting nude photographs of a former romantic

MCASA in the News:  Why Bills to End Spousal Rape Loopholes Hit Snags

June 02 2021 - MCASA in the News
Marriage is still a defense to some sex crimes in Maryland. Last session, Delegate Charlotte Crutchfield and Senator Susan

MCASA in the News:  Maryland House of Delegates Passes Bill Addressing Teen Sexting - Next Stop: Senate

March 11 2021 - MCASA in the News
The Maryland House of Delegates made a big move to protect teens in Maryland this past Wednesday when they passed

MCASA in the News: Despite pandemic, help is still available to sexual assault survivors

August 14 2020 - MCASA in the News
Sexual assault is a traumatic experience that can leave survivors concerned about what they should do next. The questions and

MCASA in the News: The True Freedom Act of 2020 Takes Effect

June 05 2020 - MCASA in the News
New Law to Support Human Trafficking Survivors Takes Effect With the passage of the True Freedom Act in March this

MCASA in the News: Bill Would Allow Support Dogs For Children In Courts

February 11 2020 - MCASA in the News
Children who have to navigate the court system can often feel anxious or overwhelmed. Their mental health is especially concerning

MCASA in the News: Strangers rally to donate thousands for sexual assault victims

When a survivor reports to the hospital after a sexual assault, their undergarments are gathered for evidence, and they may

MCASA in the News: Millions In State, Federal Money Ready To Help MD Law Enforcement Test Rape Kits

December 02 2019 - MCASA in the News
Maryland Law enforcement agencies will soon have access to millions of dollars to process untested rape kits. The funds include $3.5

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