Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Finally Fixing the Military’s Sexual Assault Problem


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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has been speaking up for sexual assault survivors in the military for the better part of a decade. The military currently “addresses” (or fails to address) thousands of assault claims a year against its personnel keeping the cases outside of criminal courts. But now, the legislation Gillibrand is championing may finally be at a tipping point—with unprecedented bipartisan support from her colleagues. She sat down with host Brittany Packnett Cunningham to explain why the military’s prosecution of assault cases has actually gotten worse over the years, what it’ll take to do better...and whether she’ll ever run for president again. Plus, Brittany brings you the Untrending news.

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