Meanwhile, the cracks threatening the rural road have deepened and expanded.
A mix of clouds and sun in the morning followed by cloudy skies during the afternoon.
This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we explore the overlap between domestic violence and sexual assault, and how efforts to end the backlog have brought to light the prevalence of this overlap. She writes today’s blog to inspire legislators and advocates across the country.
Today’s guest author is Texas State Representative Donna Howard, who has served in the Texas House since 2006, representing District 48 in Travis County. Testing rape kits swiftly helps link crimes together and identify serial rapists sooner.
When a victim reports a sexual assault, she may be asked to have a rape kit examination performed.