Samantha Bee Targets Senators Stalling Military Sexual Assault Reforms #PassMJIA

Tue, 07 Jun 2016 19:08:14 UTC by Alan Duke

"Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" digs into the political roadblocks stopping legislation to change the way the U.S. military investigates reports of sexual assault in the ranks. Congressional testimony revealed that 62% of the victims of sexual assault suffer retaliation for reporting it, which is 12 times the rate of rapists being brought to justice in military courts.

While the measure has bipartisan support in congress -- including Sen. Ted Cruz -- Pentagon opposition has kept it from getting the 60 votes in the senate to avoid a filibuster.