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Amendment Would Let Military Prosecutors Handle Sexual Assault Reports

By | November 21, 2013 - 5:40 pm

The U.S. Senate this week has been debating how the military should handle sexual assault reports from service members. Both Alaska senators have signed on to an amendment that would let military prosecutors, rather than a suspect’s commander, determine which cases to pursue. Senator Lisa Murkowski on Wednesday spoke on the Senate floor about some of the incidents that motivate her.

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