House Approves Bill to Protect Victims of Military Assaults

By Anita Little

Screen Shot 2013-08-03 at 1.48.23 PMThe House last week passed the Department of Defense Appropriations Act with two amendments pushed forth by Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.). The amendments, if passed through the Senate and signed into law, could right some of the inherent wrongs in how the military handles sexual assault cases and and stop the further victimization of survivors.

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