PBS NewsHour

Divided Senate debates action for military sexual assault

Clip: 11/20/2013 | 3m 30s

The Senate began debate on an amendment to the Defense Authorization Act proposed by New York Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand that would take the decision to prosecute military sexual assault cases out of the chain of command. But as Kwame Holman reports, the bill is up against some opposition from senators and military leaders.

Aired: 11/20/13

Rating: NR

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