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Facebook threats to Speier probed

Paul Gackle reports for the San Francisco Examiner on Protect Our Defenders Honorary Chair Rep. Jackie Speier:

Speier received the threats after sending a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on May 8 informing him about another military-oriented Facebook page that appeared to endorse sexual assault toward women in uniform.

“It underscores the problem that we have in the military right now, which is a culture that has for decades basically turned a blind eye to absolutely reprehensible conduct that is in many cases criminal,” Speier said.

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