United States Navy Undersecretary nominee, Dr. Jo Ann Rooney in written testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee, stated that if proposed changes to remove prosecution decisions for sexual assault from the often biased chain of command were made, the result would be "decisions based on evidence rather than the interest in preserving good order and discipline." Dr. Rooney's comment…
Protect Our Defenders is a human rights organization. We honor, support and give voice to the brave…Read More
"On Friday, the sexual assault victims’ advocacy group Protect Our Defenders called for a hold on Jo Ann Rooney’s nomination because of the…Read More
When I was in the military, I was aware of three different attacks against female service members. One attack was against my ex-wife. While she and I have gone our separate ways, I will stand by the fact that never really received justice. If I remember correctly, the attacker was moved to a…Read More
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has placed a hold on the nomination of Jo Ann Rooney, the Obama administration's nominee for undersecretary of the…Read More
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