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  • November 26, 2019 - 9:48am

    HARRISBURG— The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) is proud to announce the hiring of Jim Willshier as Chief Public Affairs Officer.  PCAR partners with a network of victim service providers to bring help, hope, and healing around issues of sexual harassment, abuse, and assault to the Commonwealth.

  • 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.