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Key Issues

Statute of Limitations Reform

Read about the current statute of limitations on child sexual assault in Pennsylvania and proposed legislation from 2018. (The proposed legislation did not pass.)

A key area that victims/survivors, as well as advocates, hoped to improve during childhood sexual assault statute of limitations reform opportunities, was adding a window for victims/survivors whose statute had lapsed. There was lots of debate around this topic in 2018; read about some of those arguments here.

Office of Victim Advocate Conducts Pajama Drive in 2018

Pajama Drive Information Flyer (pdf)
Pajama Drive Drop Off Locations (pdf)

OVA Public Service Announcement

ACLU and Abolitionist Law Center Sue Pennsylvania to End Mandatory and Permanent Solitary Confinement for Prisoners Sentenced to Death