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Vox: How the Pentagon misled Congress to stop a law intended to help rape victims

Vox featured Protect Our Defenders’ (POD) report, “Debunked: Fact-Checking the Pentagon’s Claims Regarding Military Justice.”

A shocking new investigation has found that the Pentagon misled Congress while trying to block a major reform of the way military sexual assault cases are prosecuted.

“Our analysis reveals that the Pentagon exaggerated and distorted the facts in order to undermine fundamental reform of the military justice system,” reads a new report released Monday by the victim advocacy group Protect Our Defenders and confirmed by an Associated Press investigation.

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