Stories tagged: "sexual assault"


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Domestic Violence Is Surging Due to Quarantining. Here’s What Lawmakers Are Doing to Help.

A group of lawmakers are seeking more funding to help a system of resources that's already strained.

A Former Altoona Superintendent Is Now Facing Child Porn and Sex Trafficking Charges
School Official Facing Sex Charges Granted Bond

Altoona superintendent will stay at a residence in Dane County

Erin Thornley Parisi, executive director of the Rape Crisis Center, and other sexual assault victim advocates accused Assembly Republicans of playing partisan politics by failing to hold a public hearing on a bill that would fund a protocol to prevent another backlog of rape evidence kits in Wisconsin. (Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
WI Could Be First to Not Pass Rape Kit Reform

Last-minute, GOP add-ons threaten bipartisan deal 30 other states have passed

Erin Thornley Parisi, executive director of the Rape Crisis Center, and other sexual assault victim advocates accused Assembly Republicans of playing partisan politics by failing to hold a public hearing on a bill that would fund a protocol to prevent another backlog of rape evidence kits in Wisconsin. (Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
GOP’s New Rape Kit Bill May Sink Any Chance of Bipartisan Passage

Effort to prevent future backlogs now bogged down in immigration and school voucher provisions