More Than 3,500 MD Rape Kits Are Still Untested

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Despite a years-long, national push to collect, process, and catalog DNA evidence from sexual assaults, police in Maryland have left more than 3,500 rape kits untested. Advocates for rape victims say that number shows that police are not investigating all complaints of sexual assault thoroughly, the Baltimore Sun reports. "More than any other crime, sexual assault survivors are often disbelieved . . .

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