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  • July 20, 2021 - 7:46pm

    The U.S. Senate today unanimously passed H.R. 1652, a federal fix to the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA)—preventing a likely bankruptcy of the VOCA fund, upon which, victim service providers heavily rely in serving victims of sexual violence and other crimes. 

    President Joe Biden is expected to sign the legislation into law. 

  • July 19, 2021 - 6:00pm

    As Governor Tom Wolf signed the 2021-22 state budget and its related bills, several other important bills were also enacted to help victims of sexual violence and enhance the safety of  our communities.  The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) applauds and thanks House and Senate champions for their leadership to advance legislation that will have a positive impact on survivors of sexual violence: Rep.