Politics & Government

Campus assault victims speak out

State Sen. Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles, hugs Sarah Yang, president of the Women’s Health Initiative at UC Davis.

Yang, a survivor of assault and an activist, spoke in support of Senate Bill 967, co-sponsored by de León, which is a bill addressing sexual assault on college campuses.

Several sexual assault survivors, victims and activists also spoke at the state Capitol on Tuesday.

The students marched into the Capitol and delivered a box of petitions to the Governor’s Office.