Los Angeles County has the largest rape kit backlog in the United States, according to a report released today by Human Rights Watch.
More than 50 reporters, rape kit advocates, city workers and cops gathered today at a 40-minute press conference outside Los Angeles City Hall to hear the bleak ne ... More >>
Human Rights Watch will release a report tomorrow about the rape kit backlog in Los Angeles. The much-anticipated report, entitled "Testing Justice: The Rape Kit Backlog in Los Angeles City and County," is purportedly the first comprehensive study about the issue.
The 68-page report reveals that t ... More >>
On Monday, California Secretary of State Debra Bowen officially certified the anti-gay marriage ballot measure. If passed, the initiative would overturn last month's California Supreme Court ruling--which legalized same sex marriage--and insert one sentence into the state constitution. It would re ... More >>