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Bloomberg Businessweek: Pentagon Readies Sexual-Assault Rules Ahead of Congress Acting

Protect Our Defenders’ executive director in Bloomberg Businessweek:

Taryn Meeks, executive director of Protect Our Defenders, an advocacy group backing Gillibrand’s bill, said the Pentagon’s draft proposals are “good incremental changes but will not fix the broken military justice system.”
The proposal to require reporting of assaults to a general or admiral “still preserves decision-making within the chain of command,” Meeks said in a statement. “Nothing short of an independent, professional and impartial military justice system will end this national disgrace.”
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