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“In my explorations of public toilets, I have concluded that they must have been pretty dirty places … Surely, not someplace one would want to spend much time,” —Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow, who studies ancient Roman sewers.

“Getting past the Senate Democrats has always been the issue, and finally, we cracked the code,” —Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, on the first bill passed by Congress in 2016.

“The assumption of prison sexual abuse has become so entrenched in American culture that it is assumed to be part of the punishment, but it’s not. You get sentenced to jail and prison, not to be raped and abused behind bars,” —Carmen Daugherty, who advocates for incarcerated minors.

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