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Salon: Military’s Rape Problem Hits Tipping Point for Reform

Irin Carmon reports for Salon on Protect Our Defenders President Nancy Parrish:

Nancy Parrish, president of Protect Our Defenders, said that some cases are already tried in civilian criminal courts if a service member reports to the police instead of the military chain of command, “and the sky doesn’t fall.” She added, “It’s ultimately up to the military leadership, if they decide this is a moment they want to seize to fix this. Or whether they will still treat it as a public relations problem.”

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