Senate Passes Latest Defense Biill, Includes Measures Against Sexual Assault in the Military

Not even sex assault officers have been immune from sex assault allegations


Congress is sending President Barack Obama a comprehensive defense bill that would crack down on sexual assault in the military and add protections for victims.

The Senate voted 84-15 Thursday night for the legislation, which capped a year-long campaign led by the women of the Senate to address the scourge of rape and sexual assault in the ranks.