To end the backlog of untested rape kits in the United States and ensure that it never recurs, state and federal rape kit policies must change. Progress on rape kit reform is happening. Be a part of it.
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Urge your state legislators to make rape kit reform a priority this year
A survivor's access to justice and healing should not depend on their ZIP code. While progress is happening, no state currently meets the "gold standard" of rape kit reform.
Rape kit reform bills are pending in state legislatures across the country right now. Urge your lawmakers to support rape kit reform this year.
Urge Congress to support federal funding for rape kit reform
Since 2014, Congress has dedicated more than $40 million/year for a new grant program to address the backlog of untested rape kits. This initiative is now providing local communities the much-needed resources to analyze untested kits in their police storage facilities, create multi-disciplinary teams to investigate and prosecute cases connected to the backlog, and address the need for victim notification and re-engagement with the criminal justice system.
Please join us in thanking your members of Congress for their commitment to eliminating the backlog of untested rape kits across the country and urge them to sustain this grant program.
Write your Governor
Your governor is a powerful advocate for reform.
Urge them to make rape kit reform a priority in YOUR state.