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Press Releases / June 20, 2019

NY Legislature Expands Statute of Limitations on Rape

Thirteen years after NOW-NYC and Women's Justice NOW worked to eliminate the statute of limitations on rape in the first degree, the NY legislature has extended the statute of limitations for rape in the second and third degree and criminal sexual acts in the second degree.

Press Releases / May 20, 2019

NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson Applauded for His Commitment to Criminal Justice Reform

Speaker Johnson’s Call for the Equality Model is the right step to protect and promote the well-being of those who are sex trafficked and individuals in the sex trade while holding accountable those who harm them.

Press Releases / April 2, 2019

NOW-NY demands Republicans reject NRA's call to let abusers keep their guns

The NRA has officially come out AGAINST the Violence Against Women Act. Why? Because it contains a provision that would make sure convicted stalkers and abusers don't have access to firearms.