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.
Tag: sexual assault
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.
If you ever doubt your voice could make a difference remember this name: Trina McDonald.
Military sexual assault victims need your voice.