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Edney Would Fund Rape Test Kits


Last updated 10/8/2018 at 3:19pm

Hearing those accusations in Washington of “Why did she wait so long?” must be maddening to thousands of North Carolina women who came forward immediately after their sexual assaults. Funding that would pay to test their rape kits has been withheld. In May, members of North Carolina’s so called “law and order” political party voted against spending the money to test thousands of rape kits and for a tracking system to monitor the growing backlog of untested rape kits in our state. Without this crucial evidence, trials are being delayed for years.

These women, our women, didn’t...

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