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A South Shore woman says she could not get reports of her estranged husband allegedly abusing other women because of the state's secrecy law. WBUR is not identifying her because she is a domestic violence survivor. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Proposed task force would address Mass. domestic violence records law found to shield abusers

The proposed legislation would direct the task force to review a state law that keeps secret all police records of domestic and sexual violence, and make recommendations to “ensure confidentiality of domestic violence survivors without protecting perpetrators.”

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