Another Voice: N.Y. Legislature must stand with sexual abuse victims

Rape Crime Testing and Child Assaults

New York is known around the country for being a forward-thinking state that leads the country on social issues and is committed to social justice. That’s why it’s especially shocking that in New York, child sexual abuse victims face some of the strictest statutes of limitation in the country.

As one of the 42 million survivors of child sexual abuse living in America, and a fellow lawmaker from Florida, I am calling on the New York Senate and Assembly to stand with sexual abuse survivors by committing to statute of limitation reform this upcoming legislative session.

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