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Claire McCaskill
Cardin deserves credit for rape-kit legislation
Cardin deserves credit for rape-kit legislation

The Sun deserves to be applauded for its articles regarding legislation addressing sexual assaults on college campuses and reducing the backlog on forensic investigations of rape kit evidence ("Biden calls rape kit testing 'absolute priority.'" March 16). Both of these issues are crucial to the safety and quality of life of Maryland's families. It is, however, disappointing that the coverage overlooked the origins of both these issues. While your reporters give appropriate credit to Del. Shelley Hettleman and Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin for the campus safety legislation and the rape kit backlog improvements, it is former Del. Jon Cardin who deserves the...