Kirsten Gillibrand, Democrat for U.S. Senate
Gillibrand predicts passage of military sexual assault amendment
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., argues her case for taking the decision to prosecute sexual assault crimes in the military out of the chain of command.
Kirsten Gillibrand Predicts Military Sexual Assault Bill Will Pass Senate
Gillibrand's bill would allow victims of sexual assault within the military to report their cases to a special independent prosecutor instead of their own commanders.
Still No Fix For Military Sexual Assault
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand talks about the impending vote on a major bill to remove sexual assault cases from the military chain of command.
Momentum building to #passMJIA and ensure sexual assault survivors have a fair shot at justice
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Storify
I'm proud that bipartisan support for the Military Justice Improvement Act, my amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act to create an unbiased military justice system continues to grow.
Evolve system for fighting sex crime in military
While there are many areas of disagreement between us, as conservatives and liberals, Republicans and Democrats, we all believe in our solemn obligation to protect those who volunteer to protect us.
Gillibrand bill on sexual assaults in military gains new backers
Fifty members of the Senate are now publicly backing a proposal by New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to let military prosecutors rather than commanders decide whether to prosecute sexual assaults in the military.
Gillibrand: Justice for sexual assault victims near on Capitol Hill
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, NY Daily News
The fact that only 302 prosecutions have arisen from an estimated 26,000 cases of sexual assault proves that victims 'don't trust the leadership' in our military. Trust must be restored.
Breaking the chain: Sen. Gillibrand’s mission to change military policy on sexual assault
ABC News/Yahoo News
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is on a mission to change how the military prosecutes sexual assaults. She points to one statistic to explain why: 60 percent of those who reported sexual assaults last year were retaliated against by their superiors.
Senator Gillibrand Gains Backers For Military Sexual Assault Amendment
A proposal to let military prosecutors rather than commanders decide whether to prosecute sexual assaults in the armed forces is now backed by a majority in the Senate, said the proposal’s author, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.
Expansion of Family and Medical Leave Act proposed
Democrat and Chronicle
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said Friday that she would help lead the effort to get Congress to pass a paid-leave component as part of her "American Opportunity Agenda."