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Aaron Von Ehlinger

Opinion: But since Jane Doe came forward, continuing until the hearing and after it — continuing even right now — she has been attacked, harassed and doxxed. How could anyone be proud to live in a state that treats a 19-year-old victim like this?

A flurry of sexual misconduct claims in state capitols comes three-and-a-half years after the #MeToo movement started. The continued incidents highlight both that problems persist and that some legislatures are responding more assertively.

The controversial move has victim advocates warning that publicly identifying people without their consent who say they were sexually assaulted makes it less likely that other women will be willing to file a report if they are attacked.

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