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On Monday the U.S. Senate passed the Victims Protection Act, unanimously. This bill, which was introduced by Sen. Claire McCaskill and sponsored by Nebraskan Sen. Deb Fischer, as well as Sen. Kelly Ayotte, strives to put an end to sexual assault in the military, bolster victims’ rights and make offenders more accountable for their actions.

This legislation allows the victims of sexual assault to decide whether they’d rather have their cases tried in military or civilian courts.

A bill which would have made more drastic changes to the way that the military deals with sexual assault, in...



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