Protect Our Defenders 2020 Presidential Candidate Pledge

No rape victim’s boss should decide whether they get justice or not.

Our servicemembers deserve better.

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We’re asking the presidential candidates to put military justice in the hands of professionals.

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Joe Biden

Ask Joe Biden to sign the Protect Our Defenders Pledge:

Vice President

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Donald Trump

Ask Donald Trump to sign the Protect Our Defenders Pledge:

President

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Candidates Who Have Already Signed On:

Bernie Sanders

US Senator
Pledge Status:
Signed On
To Legislation

Big thanks to Senator Sanders for supporting legislation to put military justice in the hands of professionals.

Senator Sanders co-sponsored the Military Justice Improvement Act.

Former Candidates Who Signed On:

Michael Bennet

US Senator
Pledge Status:
Signed On
To Legislation

Big thanks to Senator Bennet for supporting legislation to put military justice in the hands of professionals.

Senator Bennet co-sponsored the Military Justice Improvement Act.

Cory Booker

Senator
Pledge Status:
Signed On

Big thanks to Cory Booker for supporting legislation to put military justice in the hands of professionals.

Senator Booker co-sponsored the Military Justice Improvement Act.

Pete Buttigieg

Mayor, Veteran
Pledge Status:
Signed On

Big thanks to Pete Buttigieg for taking the Protect Our Defenders Pledge!

Julián Castro

Fmr HUD Secretary
Pledge Status:
Signed On
To Legislation

Big thanks to Secretary Castro for supporting legislation to put military justice in the hands of professionals.

Secretary Castro pledged to support the Military Justice Improvement Act.

John Delaney

Fmr Congressman
Pledge Status:
Signed On
To Legislation

Big thanks to Congressman Delaney for supporting legislation to put military justice in the hands of professionals.

Secretary Delaney co-sponsored the Sexual Assault Training Oversight and Prevention Act.

Tulsi Gabbard

Congresswoman
Pledge Status:
Signed On
To Legislation

Big thanks to Rep Gabbard for supporting legislation to put military justice in the hands of professionals.

Rep Gabbard co-sponsored the Military Justice Improvement Act.

Kirsten Gillibrand

Senator
Pledge Status:
Signed On

Big thanks to Kirsten Gillibrand for supporting legislation to put military justice in the hands of professionals.

Senator Gillibrand authored the Military Justice Improvement Act.

Kamala Harris

Senator
Pledge Status:
Signed On

Big thanks to Kamala Harris for supporting legislation to put military justice in the hands of professionals.

Senator Harris co-sponsored the Military Justice Improvement Act.

Amy Klobuchar

US Senator
Pledge Status:
Signed On
To Legislation

Big thanks to Senator Klobuchar for supporting legislation to put military justice in the hands of professionals.

Senator Klobuchar co-sponsored the Military Justice Improvement Act.

Deval Patrick

Former Governor
Pledge Status:
Signed On

Big thanks to Deval Patrick for taking the Protect Our Defenders Pledge!

Tom Steyer

Entrepreneur
Pledge Status:
Signed On

Big thanks to Tom Steyer for taking the Protect Our Defenders Pledge!

Elizabeth Warren

US Senator
Pledge Status:
Signed On
To Legislation

Big thanks to Senator Warren for supporting legislation to put military justice in the hands of professionals.

Senator Warren co-sponsored the Military Justice Improvement Act and also signed on to the Protect Our Defenders Pledge.

Bill Weld

Former Governor
Pledge Status:
Signed On

Big thanks to Bill Weld for taking the Protect Our Defenders Pledge!

Andrew Yang

Entrepreneur
Pledge Status:
Signed On

Big thanks to Andrew Yang for taking the Protect Our Defenders Pledge!