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Twice Betrayed Bringing Justice to the U.S. Military's Sexual Assault Problem
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, sexual assault, victims, women, ethics, dishonesty, cover-up, crime, corruption, abuse )

Carrie
- 168 days ago - americanprogress.org
A total of 26,000 service members are estimated to have experienced unwanted sexual contact in 2012, compared to 19,300 in 2010. Moreover, fewer than 3 out of every 100 estimated sexual assaults in the military in 2012 were ever prosecuted--
Congress: Stop Rape in the Military Now ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: rape, military, sexual assault, laws, corruption, cover-up, americans )

Nancy
- 341 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
These bills would fundamentally change the way the military handles rape cases and would be an enormous improvement over the current system. They would increase accountability and transparency by giving prosecutors and judges, not commanders, power over..
Stand With Victims of Military Sexual Assault ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, sexual assault, laws, corruption, cover-up, americans )

Nancy
- 343 days ago - barbaraboxer.com
We learned last week that the epidemic of sexual assault in the military is more pervasive than we even knew, and we knew it was bad. In the last two years, sexual assaults are up 30%, to 26,000 instances. The news also broke that the officer in charge...
12-Year-Old Rape Victim Called "Negligent" and "Careless" By School District in Legal Papers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: California, Maraga School district, sexual assault, 12-yr.-old rape victim, "rape culture", media, the law, gossip, Republicans, blaming the victim, Republican John Koster )

Judy
- 536 days ago - alternet.org
The recent spate of GOP callousness towards rape victims is part of a broader rape culture in our country in which victims of sexual assault are frequently blamed for their own attacks--by gossip, by the media, and also in some cases, legally.
Tracy Barker | The People Speak Radio
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Halliburton, KBR, Tracy Barker, sexual assault )


- 2246 days ago - thepeoplespeakradio.net
Tracy Barker has brought charges against Halliburton/KBR stating that she was sexually assaulted and harassed while under their employ....This is a link to the interview by David Swanson aired 2/27/08. The audio archive will be available at this site soon
No 3rd Trial After Judge's Ban of Word 'Rape'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: victim, rape, court, judge, trial, sexual assault, ban )

Christine
- 2301 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
OMAHA, Nebraska - Prosecutors in Nebraska have decided not to pursue a third trial in a sexual assault case that gained national attention after the judge barred the words "rape" and "victim" in court.
Why Male Military Veterans Are Committing Sexual Assault at Alarming Rates
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, conflict, women, rape, sexual assault, veterans, male, violence, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, iraq, lies, media, middle-east, military, politics, troops, usa, war )

Cynthia
- 2525 days ago - alternet.org
A recent DOJ report found that vets are twice as likely to be jailed for sexual assault than non-veterans....Sexual violence has been a de facto weapon of war since the beginning of the patriarchal age.
   

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