a number of rape cases covered up by the military

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    APNewsBreak: Veterans say rape cases mishandled - Yahoo! News

    disgusting if true. I hope everyone guilty suffers the worst punishment and is publicly shamed
     
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    Just teenaged college pranks like Abu Grabass.
     
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    Did bill try to redefine rape? GOP backs down after public outcry.
    A GOP-backed House bill aimed at limiting federal funding of abortions used the phrase 'forcible rape,' suggesting that abortions for other kinds of rape would not be covered. Critics called it an attempt to redefine rape, and the GOP relented. But the bill is still controversial.

    “The box that they promised America they’d check off is jobs,” says Jess McIntosh, a spokeswoman for EMILY’s List, a pro-abortion rights group. “Instead, I see an effort to restrict access to health-care services.”

    http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politi...efine-rape-GOP-backs-down-after-public-outcry.

    I wonder how much "struggle" is enough? Should bones be broken or are mere bruises enough?
     
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    'The Invisible War'...
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    Documentary unveils rape in US military with testimonials
    June 2, 2012 - A new feature film documentary is winning festival awards and garnering national attention for its in-depth focus on the thousands of women raped every year within the U.S. military.
     
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    Gotta keep that covered up we can't have our military looking bad like they shot Tillman or anything like that.
     
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    predictable in a volunteer military

    bring back the draft
     
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    It was not uncommon in Vietnam and WWII.

    The Invisible War
     
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    Guess war brings out aggression at the personal level...
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    VA finds sexual assaults more common in war zones
    December 27, 2012 - About half of women sent to Iraq or Afghanistan report being sexually harassed, and nearly one in four say they were sexually assaulted, according to new research by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
     
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    Granny says, "With all dem swabbies around - don't ya think its a good idea to use birth control, ladies??...
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    Navy seeks to combat high rate of unplanned pregnancies
    January 7, 2013 — Facing a staggering 74 percent unintended pregnancy rate, the Navy has launched a family planning awareness and information campaign.
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    Program to help homeless female vets opens in Hawaii
    January 5, 2013 - Hawaii celebrated two national milestones in as many days this week: the establishment of the country's second program designed to help homeless female veterans, and the swearing in of two female U.S. House members, both vets with ties to the state.
     
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    Military sexual assaults double the national average...
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    AP sources: Meeting on sexual assaults in military
    May 8,`13 WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House is inviting lawmakers over to discuss the growing number of sexual assaults in the military.
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    Air Force sex assault prevention chief charged in sex assault
    May 6, 2013 — As the Air Force struggles to come to grips with sexual assault in its ranks, it endured another high-profile setback: The chief of its sexual assault prevention and response branch was arrested this weekend and charged with sexual battery.
     

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