Decriminalizing Rape

August 1977
New Republic;8/20/77, Vol. 177 Issue 8/9, p8
Comments on issues related to the elimination of death penalty as punishment for rapists in the U.S. Report on court decisions decriminalizing rape acts; Refusal of the U.S. House to allow abortions for rape victims; Information on a Privacy for Rape Victims Act, that would protect rape victims from cross-examination on their sexual histories; Risk on the medical procedures for prevention of pregnancy.


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