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Recently, we at Lipstick and Politics shared an infographic detailing statistics on women serving in the military.One of the most shocking details, for me, was the statement that “military women are more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire in Iraq”. Add to that the fact that the vast majority of rapes go unreported, and it’s a devastating scenario for many women and men serving our country. They choose to put themselves in harm’s way...Read Full Story
WASHINGTON — The Senate on Wednesday failed to reach agreement on amendments to the military justice system, including Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s (D-N.Y.) proposal to remove military sexual assault cases from the chain of command. The Senate adjourned Wednesday evening after discussing amendments for more than five hours. Gillibrand, who …read more Via: huffingtonpost.comRead Full Story
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) is going to have an uncomfortable day in the Senate cloakroom, and probably not just for today. She committed a true DC gaffe — accidentally telling the truth, appearing on ABC’s This Week yesterday. Ben Shapiro of Breitbart reports: On Sunday, appearing on ABC’s This Week with fill-in host Martha Raddatz, Sen. Kirsten…Read Full Story
The Pentagon and various members of Congress stand united against Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s (D-NY) push for a vote to move sexual assault cases outside the military chain of command. Gillibrand’s proposal would “strip commanders of their authority to prosecute cases of sexual assault.” According to Fox News, “the Pentagon’s top echelon and its allies in […]Read Full Story
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., insists that decisions regarding incidents of sexual assault in the military should be taken out of the chain of command.
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