New Legislation Prevents HIV for Rape Survivors by Ensuring Access to HIV Prophylaxis

May 21 2019 - Press Releases
One of MCASA's top legislative priorities was signed into law on May 14, 2019: Senate Bill 657/House Bill 1249 ensures that survivors

MCASA in the News: Lawmakers target spouses who drug, rape their partners

May 08 2019 - MCASA in the News
When the 17th century English jurist Sir Matthew Hale declared rape could not happen within marriage because wedding vows implied

MCASA in the News: Baltimore County can’t explain why police destroyed hundreds of rape kits

April 26 2019 - MCASA in the News
The Baltimore Sun is reporting this week that the Baltimore County police destroyed more than twice as many rape kits

MCASA In The News: Rape Kit Reform Bills Making Their Way Through The House And Senate

March 21 2019 - MCASA in the News
The Washington Post reported this week on the slate of bills working their way through the Maryland legislature this session

Workplace Harassment Reforms Pass

April 04 2019 - Press Releases
Workplace Harassment Reforms Pass  Employees to Have Stronger Protection from Sexual Harassment   Silver Spring, Md., April 4, 2019 — The

MCASA in the News: Addressing the Injustices Survivors Face in Maryland

February 22 2019 - MCASA in the News
Executive Director and Counsel for the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Lisae C. Jordan, Esq. joined Catherine Rentz, Investigative

MCASA Supports Rape Kit Reform Bills Introduced in General Assembly: Bills Would Improve Maryland’s Response to Sexual Assault Survivors

February 12 2019 - Press Releases
A package of bills have been introduced in the Maryland General Assembly to improve how the state handles sexual assault

PRESS RELEASE - Rape Kit Reform Bills Introduced

February 12 2019 - Press Releases
MCASA Supports Rape Kit Reform Package Bills Would Improve Maryland's Response to Sexual Assault Survivors A package of bills

VAWA is Moving!

Today Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) introduced VAWA legislation that MCASA wholeheartedly supports! She has been working closely with the

MCASA in the News: Signed into Law: Disclosing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Act of 2018

An article in Maryland Matters highlights the Disclosing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Act of 2018, that was signed into law

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