Our culture and laws are at odds over the issue of sexual assault. Sexual assault is a serious criminal offense in all 50 states. However, many communities still minimize the crime. Instead of holding offenders accountable and protecting the community from further harm, too often, communities blame victims and work to conceal offenders’ crimes. Click on the link below to read what the law says about abuse. Learn about the statutes in your state and recent legal decisions.

Sexual assault has potentially detrimental outcomes for abuse survivors. It is a serious criminal offense under both state and federal law. Find the laws in your state and read recent legal develop…

Source: The Law