Oregon State Legislature – Senate Bill 762 – Exempts Sexual Assault victims from arrest

I write in support of Senate Bill 762 –┬áRelating to immunity from prosecution.┬áThis bill seems like something that should be common sense, and so it should absolutely be law. Sexual Assault Victims must not be afraid to come forward. And being arrested or prosecuted is a huge reason to be fearful about coming forward. While there is a problem with underage drinking, without this bill, we are prioritizing prosecuting underage drinking over prosecuting sexual assault. We need to ensure that citizens know that they are safe when they talk to law enforcement, and not fearful that they have to incriminate