Rapes and sexual assaults are far too common in both civilian life and in the military. I have worked to bring justice to the military victims of sexual assaults through letters to the Department of Defense, nonpartisan studies, and legislation. As our soldiers are fighting for those who have long been denied basic rights, we should do everything possible to ensure that we are protecting their rights, too.
06/29/06 - H.R. 5735, a Bill to establish a firm deadline for the full implementation of the Defense Incident-Based Reporting System (DIBRS) [109th Congress]
10/19/05 - H.R.4077, Preventing Sexual Assaults in the Military Act of 2005 [109th Congress]
10/08/04 - H.R.5328, Preventing Sexual Assaults in the Military Act of 2004 [108th Congress]
05/18/99 - H.R.1847, Military Dependents Communications Confidentiality Act of 1999 [106th Congress]
03/13/97 - H.R.1072, Commission on Military Justice and Fairness Act [105th Congress]
08/09/05 - Letter from Jeanne B. Fites, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Program Integration, concerning the status of DIBRS
U.S. Army Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Program