Franken Touts Work for Rape Victims

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Andrea Drusch
Oct. 3, 2014, 6:51 a.m.

Sen. Al Franken (D) released an ad highlighting legislation he helped pass on behalf of sexual assault victims. Women’s advocate Marcia Avner stars in the ad, saying that up until last year, women who were victims of sexual assault had to pay for their own rape kits. “It was Sen. Al Franken who got this practice outlawed,” Avner says. “He understood this was a matter of common sense and common decency.” (release)


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