Obama Budget Calls for $35 Million to Tackle Rape Kit Backlog - Articles

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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Mar 6, 2014

President Barack Obama is calling for $35 million in his proposed budget to help address the backlog of untested rape kits, WMCTV reports. Memphis Mayor A C Wharton says Rep. Steve Cohen is already on board campaigning for Memphis to get a portion of the funding. The city has at least 12,000 victims with untested rape kits.