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First Sexual Assault Survivor’s Bill of Rights Passes Congress, Obama Is Expected to Sign

by Megan Murnane brandon Bourdages/ The “Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act” unanimously passed Congress on Wednesday and is on its way to be signed by President Obama. This is the first federal rights bill specifically provided for sexual assault survivors. The bill was inspired in part by 24-year-old Amanda Nguyen, whose own experience fighting to keep her rape kit from being destroyed inspired her to help others.
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