Thursday, June 20, 2013

Patrick Murphy: Sen. Gillibrand is Right

Patrick Murphy's latest blog post at MSNBC is on sexual assault in the military.  Here's an excerpt:

The Pentagon estimates that 26,000 sexual assaults occurred in the military last year, a 34% increase from 2010. What’s worse, the percentage of victims who actually reported the crime dropped to just 9.8%. If these numbers tell us anything, it’s that the sexual assault problem is getting worse, while service members have lost faith in the military criminal justice system.

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