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

MCASA in the News: Audit finds Baltimore County needs to improve sexual assault investigations; officials say progress being made

October 21 2019 - MCASA in the News
For the second time in less than three years, a special review found Baltimore County authorities need to do a

MCASA in the News: Arrest of Towson student charged with rape a rare outcome on college campuses

September 30 2019 - MCASA in the News
A student at Towson University was charged last week with first-degree rape - a rare occurrence. Sexual assault is prevalent

MCASA in the News: Federal and Maryland officials warn against use of at-home ‘MeToo’ rape kits targeting local college students

September 06 2019 - MCASA in the News
The New York-based startup company, Me Too Kit, is getting criticized by federal and state officials and anti-sexual assault groups

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