The Backlog:

Massachusetts

We do not know the extent of the backlog in Massachusetts. Like most states, Massachusetts does not require its law enforcement agencies to track or count rape kits. In fact, just three states do—Colorado, Illinois and Texas—and because of the reforms these states have implemented, we now have a more accurate picture of the backlog there. This can happen in Massachusetts, too. Take action today to advocate for transparency and change from our elected officials.

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