Marco Rubio Backs Effort to Improve Defense Department’s Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence Policies

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is backing a bill to “improve sexual assault and domestic violence prevention policies in the Department of Defense (DoD).” Last week, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, introduced the “Protecting our Servicemembers through Proven Methods Act” with Rubio as a co-sponsor. “America’s servicemembers have answered the call to defend this nation and we must ensure they too are protected,” Cornyn said. “This legislation would improve the policies and procedures to keep our brave men and women in uniform safe and root out some of the causes of sexual assault and domestic violence in the military.” “Our servicemembers put their lives on the line when they choose to join the military, and they should never experience sexual assault or domestic violence as a result of that choice,” Rubio said. “This bill will help address and prevent these abuses within our military

Kevin Derby
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