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April 4, 2014

 

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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 4, 2014

 

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Video: Watch “Indiana Newsdesk” April 4, 2014

We talk to a rape survivor about her decision to make it her life's mission to change the law and Google Glass technology in the operating room.

March 18, 2014

 

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Sexual Assault Petition Gains 1,000 Signatures

A petition on change.org asking the governor to change the statute of limitation on sexual assaults in Indiana gathered more than 1,000 signatures in four days.

March 6, 2014

 

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Bill On Lifeline Law And Sexual Assault Heads To Governor

The bill includes an expansion of the Lifeline law and seeks to study Indiana's high rate of sexual assault.

February 18, 2014

 

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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

 

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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.

December 19, 2013

 

Shadows Of Innocence: Sexual Assault Among Indiana's Youth helped start a discussion about sexual assault, particularly among teenage girls.

Bill Would Mandate Indiana Study Causes Of Sexual Violence

An Indiana legislator is providing more details on her plan to combat Indiana’s high rate of sexual assault among teenage girls.

November 3, 2013

 

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Video: Watch “Indiana Newsdesk” November 1, 2013

How Indiana lawmakers are addressing sexual assault, a Chinese school in Terre Haute is expanding and we go back to the largest disaster in state history.

October 30, 2013

 

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Indiana Lawmakers Set To Act On Teen Sexual Assault Epidemic

The rate of sexual assault among teenage girls in Indiana is 17.3 percent, compared to the national average of 10.5 percent.

June 28, 2013

 

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Indiana Rep’s Military Sexual Assault Bill Passes House

A bill making its way through Congress would reform investigation policies for sexual abuse cases in the military.

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