Battling the Storm Within

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Rep. Andy Barr introduces bill to help military sex assault victims

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Congressman Andy Barr introduced legislation Friday that would give victims of military sexual assault more options for treatment.
Representative Andy Barr
The Military Sexual Assault Victim Empowerment Act, otherwise known as the Military SAVE Act is aimed at giving victims for options for treatment.

Congressman Barr, along with other state leaders announced the measure during a news conference Friday morning in Frankfort.

It would allow victims of military sexual trauma to seek treatment outside the VA system in some regions of the country.


No comments: