Monday, March 18, 2013

Truthdigger: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (Dem - NY)

Two issues were on trial at this week’s hearing: the prevalence of sexual assault (against males and females) in the military, and the judicial theory that enables and encourages it. Experts and witnesses say that theory has prevented thousands of victims from reporting the crimes committed against them, out of the assumption that commanders will take “good order and discipline” to mean not rocking the boat with time-consuming and embarrassing investigations into sexual assault allegations.

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