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Two Proposals Aim to Eliminate Ohio’s Rape Statute of Limitations

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Two Proposals Aim to Eliminate Ohio’s Rape Statute of Limitations

An Ohio House Democrat is adding two more proposals to the legislature’s list of bills seeking to remove the statute of limitations for rape from state law. Last Tuesday, state Rep. John Rogers, D-Mentor-On-The-Lake, introduced House Bill 470 and House Bill 472, with the goal of eliminating the 25-year limit on prosecution of rape cases. The first […]

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Local Rape Survivor Receives an “Award” for Being Raped

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Local Rape Survivor Receives an “Award” for Being Raped

Two years ago, after Rilla Perkins woke up in Goodale Park, half naked, in shock and confused, she did what most survivors won’t do: reported her rape. The night before, she’d been on the job at a bar in the Arena District. She thinks someone may have drugged her, explaining her memory loss, but just going […]

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