MCASA in the News: New bill would shield names of young sexual assault victims in court records

February 21 2024 - MCASA in the News
News outlets typically do not publish the names of victims of certain crimes, like sexual assault, including child victims. 

CALL NOW: Ask House Judiciary Committee Members to support HB496

February 12 2024 - State Action Alert
Sex without consent is rape, but Maryland's law does not reflect this. Calls are needed now to help

MCASA in the News: Facing tight purse strings in Annapolis, advocates push to continue rape crisis funding

January 25 2024 - MCASA in the News
As Maryland's 2024 Legislative Session gets underway, advocates are hoping state lawmakers consider bills that would improve access

Maryland’s 2024 Legislative Session Starts Today

January 10 2024 - Press Releases
Maryland's General Assembly starts its 2024 session today! It's time to take action and make real progress in our

On October 4th, turn OFF your private safety phones!

October 03 2023 - Press Releases
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a national test of

MCASA’s Legislative Advocacy in Action: New Maryland Laws Take Effect October 1st

September 28 2023 - Press Releases
Many new laws in Maryland take effect on October 1st of the year they are enacted. MCASA is a leading

MCASA in the News: New Maryland law will allow child sexual abuse survivors to seek civil justice years after the crime 

September 19 2023 - MCASA in the News
Delegate CT Wilson and MCASA's Executive Director Lisae C. Jordan, Esq. were on-air with WYPR this morning to

Maryland Attorney General Issues Letters Regarding DIY Rape Kits

August 24 2023 - Press Releases
Maryland Attorney General Anthony Brown has issued letters to community partners that provide services to sexual assault survivors on

MCASA in the News: Maryland service members have more options with change to military sexual assault rules

August 10 2023 - MCASA in the News
Last week, President Biden signed an executive order removing sexual assault crimes from the chain of command. This

MCASA Member Program in the News: DNA evidence from 1970s links police to serial rape suspect in Baltimore County

August 08 2023 - MCASA in the News
Last week, Baltimore County Police arrested a 70-year-old man accused of committing at least five rapes in the 1970s

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