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House panel backs Pentagon on sex assault cases
Associated Press ^
| May 7, 2014 10:48 PM EDT
| Donna Cassata
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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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: associatedpress; donnacassata; liberalagenda; militarytribunal; pentagon; sexualassault
posted on 05/07/2014 7:56:07 PM PDT
and hand the job to seasoned military lawyers
No agenda in that comment...
posted on 05/07/2014 8:26:19 PM PDT
The number of false allegations must be WAY up.
posted on 05/08/2014 2:30:15 AM PDT
(There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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