Tell Congress: Protect Victims of Military Sexual Assault

  • Add your name in support of the Military Justice Improvement Act. We owe it to the men and women who wear the uniform and bravely serve our great country.
  • A Marine Was Assaulted. Her Commander Said She Deserved It For Wearing Running Shorts.

Daily Kos

November 20, 2013 | The Department of Defense (DoD) estimates a shocking 26,000 instances of rape, sexual assault and unwanted sexual contact occurred in our military – last year alone. That’s an average of 71 cases every day.

In a recent Pentagon survey, roughly one in five military women said they were victims of unwanted sexual contact – but the vast majority of cases went unreported.

Victims have spoken out time and again for changing the system that wronged them. Congress must act immediately.

Add your name in support of the Military Justice Improvement Act. We owe it to the men and women who wear the uniform and bravely serve our great country.

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Related:

A Marine Was Assaulted. Her Commander Said She Deserved It For Wearing Running Shorts, Adam Mordecai, Upworthy

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