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Boxer Rebukes Military’s ‘No Tolerance’ Policy on Sexual Assault: ‘You can say anything!’

Kay Steiger reports for The Raw Story on Protect Our Defenders President Nancy Parrish:

Protect Our Defenders President Nancy Parrish said in a statement: “Our men and women in uniform have been incredibly encouraged by the leadership in the Senate from Sen. Claire McCaskill, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Sen. Barbara Boxer and others for tackling the epidemic of sexual assault in the military. Officers convicted of sexual assault do not belong in our military. They should not be above the rule of law. If the Air Force is serious about addressing the ongoing epidemic of sexual assault then Lt. Col James Wilkerson and Lt. Gen. Craig Franklin should be removed from the Air Force.”

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