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North Carolina AG praises law to end rape evidence backlog

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein says a new law to fund testing for sexual assault kits sitting in law enforcement evidence closets will put rapists in prison and ensure a backlog never happens again.

Bill to prevent future rape kit delays OK’d by House panel

New processes to test thousands of sexual assault kits held by local North Carolina law enforcement agencies are advancing in the House.

Rape kits of women found dead in Lumberton sat untested for more than a...

In a stunning development, CBS 17 has learned the rape kits of three women found dead in Lumberton sat untested in the police department for a year and eight months.
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Former sheriff pushes bill in NC House to clear rape kit backlog

Sexual assault evidence collection kits are not required for survivors who want to press charges against their alleged assailants.

North Carolina measure would require testing for all rape kits

North Carolina politicians are promising to spend the $6 million needed to catch up on testing decades of ignored evidence collected from sexual assault victims, and also prevent the injustice from repeating.
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New tracking system for rape kits, federal grant announced

North Carolina government's top lawyer says a new tracking system for pending sexual assault evidence kits and new funds toward completing untested kits sitting in local law enforcement agencies will help bring victims justice.

Rape kit tracking system advances at NC legislature

Lawmakers in the North Carolina General Assembly have advanced legislation creating a statewide tracking system for sexual assault evidence kits.
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AG Josh Stein discusses bill to tackle rape kit backlog

Stein has been behind the Rape Evidence Collection Kit Tracking Act and said is working to tackle the thousands of untested kits.

NC bases had at least 39 kid-on-kid sex assault reports

A decade after the Pentagon began confronting rape in the ranks, the U.S. military frequently fails to provide justice to the children of service members when they are sexually assaulted by other kids on base.

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