On Tuesday, Democrats in the Senate introduced a sweeping new bill to standardize certain rights for people who have experienced sexual assault — the first potential law to focus directly on improving legal protections for the victims of sexual assault.

And we have 24-year-old Amanda Nguyen to thank. A state department official, Nguyen pushed for the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Rights Act after fighting to keep her own rape kit from being destroyed, reports Molly Redden.

Read more at The Guardian


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