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Sex-abuse victims deserve more time to come forward

By Adriana Ramelli

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 12, 2014

~~<p>This session, Hawaii lawmakers unanimously passed two bills that will, if signed by Gov. Neil Abercrombie, allow survivors of sexual assault more time to come forward and pursue legal action to hold abusers accountable.</p>
<p>Sexual assault is a life-altering experience and the healing process takes time. We thank the Legislature for its understanding of this, and for its commitment to seeing that sexual violence is not tolerated in our community regardless of when it takes place.</p>
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This session, Hawaii lawmakers unanimously passed two bills that will, if signed by Gov. Neil Abercrombie, allow survivors of sexual assault more time to come forward and pursue legal action to hold abusers accountable.

Sexual assault is a life-altering experience and the healing process takes time. We thank the Legislature for its understanding of this, and for its commitment to seeing that sexual violence is not tolerated in our community regardless of when it takes place. Login for more...



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