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  • n  a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat
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  • BALLARD: Military sexual assault is emotionally charged issue based on unverified data
    The news has been plentiful lately regarding military sexual assault incidents. President Obama described it as a disgrace. New York Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand described the incidents as “Undermining the integrity of the whole military.”
    June 14, 2013 - Macon Telegraph
  • Sexual assault reports increase
    Though the sexual assault cases seen on an episode of “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” are fiction, the cases that come across the desks of Plainview police detectives are very real.
    June 13, 2013 - Plainview Daily Herald
  • Sexual assault cases to stay within the military
    In a dramatic hearing Wednesday focused on sexual assault in the military, the Senate Armed Services Committee knocked down an effort to strip military commanders of oversight in the prosecution of serious crimes by their subordinates.
    June 12, 2013 - Stars and Stripes

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