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Legislation Inspired By Rape Cases Triggers Debate

  

 | The California Report

When she was just 13, Norma Hernandez accepted a ride from a man who claimed to know a close family friend.

“I trusted him (but) was soon terrified for my life when he drove me away from my home to a grove of almond trees and held me down and raped me,” she said.

Hernandez, now a grown woman, shared her story at a news conference in support of Senate Bill 813. It would eliminate the statute of limitations for rape in California.

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