Rape Survivor Family Protection Act - New Resources Added

March 17 2016 - Press Releases
Legislation has been introduced in Maryland to create a process to terminate the parental rights of rapists when a child

In cases of rape, rapists shouldn’t be handed parental rights

March 10 2016 - Press Releases
Important Legislative Alert: HB646/SB593 March 4, 2016 Julian Sadur WMDT ABC47 WMDT recently reported on the issue of parental rights for

Legislative Alert!  Hearing Today (March 8, 2016) on SB 593 - Rape Survivor Family Protection Act

March 08 2016 - Press Releases
Five percent of rape victims of reproductive age (age 12-45) become pregnant as a result of rape, with the majority

MCASA in the News: ‘I Don’t Believe You’: Prince George’s County Teacher Ignored Child’s Report of Sexual Abuse, Lawsuit Says

March 03 2016 - Press Releases
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 NBC4 Washington   A lawsuit filed this week in Prince George's County highlights important weaknesses and loopholes in

COMMITTEE VOTING TODAY! (3/2) Legislative Alert: Support SB346 - Peace Orders - Grounds for Relief

March 02 2016 - Press Releases
Legislative Alert! Committee Voting Today Support SB346 - Peace Orders - Grounds for Relief  Peace orders allow petitioners to obtain

Legislative Elert: Support Rape Victims Who Become Pregnant As a Result of Rape

March 01 2016 - Press Releases
Five percent of rape victims of reproductive age (age 12-45) become pregnant as a result of rape, with the majority

MCASA in the News: Reported rapes, attempted rapes tripled in Annapolis in 2015

February 25 2016 - Press Releases
On February 23, 2016, the Capital Gazette wrote that the number of reported rapes and attempted rapes in Annapolis tripled from 2014 to 2015.

MCASA in the News: Bill Would Require Sexual Abuse Awareness Education in Schools

February 10 2016 - Press Releases
On Thursday, February 4, Maryland's Ways and Means Committee heard testimony regarding H.B. 72. This bill, introduced by Delegate Eric Luedtke,

84% of people believe that sexual violence is the #1 issue facing women today.

February 04 2016 - Press Releases
In a national survey conducted by the Washington Post and Kaiser Family Foundation, 84% of women and 83% of men ranked "reducing

MCASA in the News: Washington County official faces scrutiny over comments, Facebook posting

January 21 2016 - Press Releases
An appointee to the Washington County Board of Commissioners is being criticized for his conduct, including derogatory comments about women

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