MacIver News Minute: Media Ignores Important Facts In Rape Kit Backlog Story

September 18, 2018

Attorney General Brad Schimel recently announced the Department of Justice has resolved the longstanding problem of a backlog of untested sexual assault kits. That might puzzle the average consumer of mainstream media reports, which have painted Schimel as a skinflint who put the decades-old backlog on the back burner. The media’s been ignoring key facts about the backlog in order to push a narrative – they put the facts on the back burner.