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Houston, they have a problem: rape victims forced to pay for evidence

May 8th, 2009 1 comment

Interesting piece by Channel 2 KPRC in Houston, TX about victims of sexual assault who are being denied payment of medical costs associated with collecting evidence, even though there’s a state crime victims fund set up for just that purpose, that appears to have plenty of cash in it… Text story, and link to video segment linked below:

Rape Victims Forced To Pay For Evidence – Houston News Story – KPRC Houston.


06/02/’09–Addendum: thanks to MHeald who posted the comment below about a clarification written by the director of TAASA (Texas Association Against Sexual Assault), which is worth a read: