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  • November 22, 2019 - 4:06pm

    The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape is proud to announce the passage of a package of bills which will reform the statutes of limitations in sexual assault-related cases.

    PCAR, its network of victim service providers throughout the Commonwealth and countless survivors and legislative champions advocated for years to address the outdate statutes of limitations.

  • November 22, 2019 - 12:37pm

    HARRISBURG—The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) is pleased to announce the passage of House Bill 1402, sponsored by Representatives Tedd Nesbit and Joanna McClinton.   The bi-partisan bill received unanimous support in the House and Senate, to establish sexual extortion as a new crime. This legislation clarifies and elevates the crime of sexual extortion, which will improve Pennsylvania’s ability to identify, report, charge, and prosecute this sex crime.