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Rival Plans In Senate Aim To Change Military Rape Prosecutions

Wed, November 20, 2013 9:34pm

Story by Ailsa Chang




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The Senate is debating rival plans on how to prosecute cases of sexual assault in the military. The problem is vast: 26,000 military sexual assaults last year, with only 3,000 reported and 300 going to trial. Sens. Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York have competing proposals for dealing with the issue.

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