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Bill attacks ‘epidemic’ of military sex assaults

Kevin Miller reports for Portland Press Herald on Protect Our Defenders Advocacy Committee member Jennifer Norris:

Maine resident Jennifer Norris was among the sexual assault survivors who spoke during Thursday’s news conference…”Until we fix the system and make it safe for victims to report and remove command bias and conflict of interest from the process, and take reporting and adjudication out of the chain of command, the military will continue to be plagued by rape and sexual assault,” Norris said.

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