House backs mandatory minimum sentence of 2 years in prison for sexual assault in the military

  • by: DONNA CASSATA , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 13, 2013 - 6:50 PM

WASHINGTON — Angered by the epidemic of sexual assault in the military, the House on Thursday endorsed a mandatory minimum sentence of two years in prison for a member of the armed services convicted of rape or sexual assault in a military court.

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