Senator Collins speaks in support of efforts to address military sexual assault

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins spoke on the Senate floor today in strong support of legislation coming before the Senate that would address the crisis of sexual assault in the military. “Since 2004, I have been sounding the alarm over the military’s ineffective response to the growing crisis of sexual assault in the … More Senator Collins speaks in support of efforts to address military sexual assault

Obama gives military one year to curb sex assault

Obama gives military one year to curb sex assault President [Barack] Obama on Friday gave the military a year to show progress in curbing sexual assault within its ranks. If it fails to make progress, Obama warned he would support additional reforms. Obama’s decision was criticized by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), who led a congressional effort … More Obama gives military one year to curb sex assault

Now That Women Are Cleared For Combat, How About A Rape-Free Workplace?

Now That Women Are Cleared For Combat, How About A Rape-Free Workplace? January 24, 2013—the day Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Martin Dempsey signed a memorandum allowing women to serve in combat for the first time in American military history—may one day be looked as a milestone for gender equality … More Now That Women Are Cleared For Combat, How About A Rape-Free Workplace?