Skip to comments.House panel backs Pentagon on sex assault cases
Posted on 05/07/2014 7:56:07 PM PDT by Olog-hai
The Pentagon posted a narrow win Wednesday as a House panel endorsed leaving the authority to prosecute rapes and other serious crimes with military commanders.
In an emotionally charged debate, the House Armed Services Committee rejected a measure that would have stripped the long-standing authority to decide whether to pursue a case, especially those related to sexual assault, and hand the job to seasoned military lawyers. The vote was 34-28.
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No agenda in that comment...
The number of false allegations must be WAY up.
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