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Weekend Web Watch, Part Two: Serious to Joyful

By Chris Lombardi
Stepping up for hard truths: At WVFC, we’ve long noticed some power women calling the alarm about sexual assault in the military, including California Rep. Susan Davis, Col. Ann Wright, and Helen Benedict, author of The Lonely Soldier.  Today we add another, with a bigger microphone: CBS’ Katie Couric, who came through today with a searing report on the latest…
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News Brief: Rep. Susan Davis, Col. Ann Wright, DOD’s Kaye Whitley on Military Rape; Estrogen Cream No Help Where It Matters Most; Newsweek Worries About Over-40 Moms

By Chris Lombardi
Standing up for those who can’t: Ever since last month’s Government Accountability Office report on sexual assault in the military,  some  prominent women have called the Pentagon to task for its response — including prominent members of the House Armed Services Committee. Last week, the committee finally was able to question Kaye Whitley, director of the Defense Department’s Sexual Assault…
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