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June 18, 2015

 

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Bill Expanding Prosecution For Rape Signed Into Law

The bill was inspired by Jenny Wendt, whose perpetrator confessed to raping her but could not be prosecuted because of the statute of limitations.

January 20, 2015

 

Legislators advanced a bill Tuesday that would allow people to keep a gun locked in a car on school property.

Senate Committee OKs Expanding Rape Statute Of Limitations

Under current law, the statute of limitations to prosecute for rape is five years.

October 27, 2014

 

christina hale

Legislation On Sexual Assault Expected Next Year

There will likely be several new bills when the General Assembly reconvenes next year dealing with sexual assault.

April 4, 2014

 

jenny wendt

Rape Survivor Advocates For Change In Statute Of Limitations

Sexual assault survivor Jenny Wendt is advocating a change to legislature that allows her accused rapist - who confessed to the crime - to walk free.

April 1, 2014

 

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Rape Survivor Fights For Change In Prosecution Law

The man who raped Jenny Wendt confessed this year but he can't be prosecuted because of Indiana's statute of limitations.

February 28, 2014

 

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Statute Of Limitation For Rape Challenged By Survivor

The current statute of limitation on rape is five years in Indiana, but a rape survivor is challenging this with a petition to extend the limitation.

February 18, 2014

 

scales of justice

Rape Confession Raises Questions Of Statute Of Limitations

A 39-year-old man will not face charges from a 2005 rape because the statute of limitations has passed.

February 12, 2014

 

christina hale

Sexual Assault Legislation Gets New Life In General Assembly

The proposal would require Indiana study the factors causing the state's high rate of sexual assault.

July 26, 2013

 

marion county jail

State Police Investigating Marion County Jail Rape

Sheriff John Layton says a male and a female inmate were left unsupervised in the same part of the jail.

November 4, 2012

 

Richard Mourdock meets voters

Rape Comment Hangs Over Senate Race In Indiana

Days before the General Election, Richard Mourdock is trying to regain voter support after his controversial remarks about rape.

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