The Senate Armed Services hearing on sexual assault in the military had witnesses opposed to reform outnumbering supporters 18-2 according to National Journal, and declined to have a single sexual assault victim testify on the first panel of the day. The photo shows eleven men and one woman at the witness table. The Senate Armed Services Committee has twenty male and six female members.
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- Walter Scott's family has reached a $6.5 million settlement with North Charleston, S.C., where the unarmed black man was fatally shot by an officer in April. ›