July 16, 2013

Rand Paul, Ted Cruz Back Anti-Sexual Assault Measures In Military Bill

Sen. Mazie Hirono and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard praised today’s surprise announcement by Republican senators Rand Paul, of Kentucky, and Ted Cruz, of Texas, supporting a bill aimed at curbing sexual assaults in the military.

The bill, pushed by New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, would take the decision about investigating sexual abuse reports out of the military chain of command. 

Speaking at a press conference, where she was flanked by the two conservatives, Hirono quipped, “You definitely see the political spectrum of support standing right here.”

Read the entire piece here: http://dc808.blogs.civilbeat.com/post/55627478764/rand-paul-ted-cruz-back-anti-sexual-assault-measures

By:  Kery Murakami
Source: Honolulu Civil Beat