Conservative lawmakers found even more ways to restrict reproductive health care access across Texas this session, putting minors and poor women at risk.
Tag Archives: sexual assault
A new analysis released this week shows that 413,000 Texans have experienced some form of sexual assault in the past year, and multiple measures related to sexual assault are now moving through the Texas Legislature.
Justice Advocate Emily Burton-Blank talks about her role in the Houston Police Department for providing support to survivors and investigators of sexual assault crimes.
Just four other governors answered Rick Perry’s call to defy a federal law designed to reduce prison rape.
On March 12, a Honduran woman, her 14-year old daughter and another teenage girl surrendered to Border Patrol agent Esteban Manzanares on the banks of the Rio Grande in Mission, Texas. What happened next has shaken a border community and become a major scandal for the Border Patrol.
Yet another Justice Department study says the Harris County Jail has a sexual abuse problem. Can Sheriff Garcia fix the problem without admitting it exists?
What happens when the key witness and victim in a horrific crime is a child too young and immature to reliably remember what happened? And how reliable are they when they change their minds?
A massive new study by the U.S. Department of Justice ranked more than 350 jails by the rate of sexual abuse reported by their […]