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Tag: sexual assault

VICTORY: Judge Reprimanded for 31-Day Rape Sentencing

In August 2013, Montana Judge G. Todd Baugh sentenced a former high school teacher to just 31 days in prison for the repeated rape of a 14-year-old student. Disturbingly, Baugh argued that the victim was “older than her chronological age” and “as much in control of the situation” as her 49-year-old rapist. That’s why Billings, Montana, resident Kate Olp started a MoveOn Petition urging Judge Baugh to resign.

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A survivor’s fight to protect other victims of sexual assault in the military

MoveOn member Trina McDonald—who survived multiple sexual assaults while serving in the U.S. Navy—delivered more than 215,000 signatures from other MoveOn members and our allies demanding that Congress remove military sexual assault prosecutions from the chain of command.

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