5 Browns sisters to promote bill on statute of limitations of sex crimes
By Ben Lockhart, Deseret News, Published: Thursday, May 28 2015 10:15 p.m. MDT
SALT LAKE CITY — Two members of the famed piano group The 5 Browns are working with Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., to promote a bill that would incentivize states to reconsider their statute of limitations laws with regard to sexual crimes.
Deondra Brown said she and sister Desirae have been in meetings with Reid as he prepares a draft of the bill and looks for a co-sponsor.
“(The bill) would help the states, (encourage) them to change their statute of limitations laws,”Deondra Brown said.
The sisters founded the Foundation for Survivors of Abuse after their father . . .
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