Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Home » Posts tagged with » Sexual assault

Feds probing 55 colleges over sexual assaults

Feds probing 55 colleges over sexual assaults

Some of the 55 colleges and universities facing federal investigation for their handling of sexual abuse allegations say they’re cooperating with the U.S. Education Department, though few are offering details…

General tears up over affairs with subordinates

General tears up over affairs with subordinates

An Army general who admitted to improper relationships with three subordinates appeared to choke up Monday as he told a judge that he’d failed the female captain who had leveled…

Senate sides with abusers on military sexual assault

Senate sides with abusers on military sexual assault

Bowing to the Pentagon, the Senate agreed after impassioned debate Thursday to leave the authority to prosecute rapes and other serious crimes with military commanders in a struggle that highlighted…

A sordid history of U.S. military sex crimes in Japan

A sordid history of U.S. military sex crimes in Japan

Hundreds of records detailing sex-crime investigations involving U.S. military personnel stationed in Japan show most offenders were not incarcerated, suspects received light punishments after being accused of serious violations, and…

House approves defense policy bill that tackles sexual assault

House approves defense policy bill that tackles sexual assault

The House overwhelmingly approved a comprehensive defense policy bill Thursday that aims to stem the epidemic of sexual assaults in the military, cover the cost of combat pay for the…

Military sexual assault changes fall short in Senate

Military sexual assault changes fall short in Senate

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has secured public support from nearly half the Senate, but not enough votes, for her proposal to give victims of rape and sexual assault in the military…

Arkansas high court legalizes teacher sex with students

Arkansas high court legalizes teacher sex with students

In Arkansas, teachers can now have sex with students: As long as the students have reached the age of consent. The Arkansas Supreme Court Thursday stuck down the state’s law…