RAINN Statement on Allegations Against Governor Andrew Cuomo




Washington, D.C. – Today RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, released the following statement in response to allegations against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo:

“The allegations against Gov. Cuomo are deeply troubling and deserve careful investigation, and we urge Gov. Cuomo to cooperate fully. Anyone who has behaved in the manner alleged does not belong in a position of leadership.” - Erinn Robinson, Press Secretary, RAINN



RAINN, the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization, created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, help organizations improve their sexual assault prevention and response programs, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice. If you or someone you know has experienced sexual violence, free, confidential help is available 24/7 by calling 800.656.HOPE (4673) or visiting online.rainn.org.