DOD Task Force On Sexual Assault Submits Findings and Recommendations

The DoD Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services recently submitted its congressionally-mandated report to the secretary of defense.  The report finds DoD has made progress in improving the response to victims’ needs, but calls for DoD to do more to fully address the spectrum of sexual assault prevention and response.
Pérez chosen to lead state Assembly
Assemblyman John Pérez, “an openly gay Latino Democrat from Los Angeles, made history Thursday when he was unanimously chosen by the Assembly’s Democratic Caucus to succeed Karen Bass as the lower house’s leader.”
‘Sexting’ among teens can lead to problems
Cell phones have not just become a device used to call home. The latest craze nationwide – known as “sexting” – involves 1 in 5 teens ages 13-19 years old sending sexually explicit messages or photos of themselves, or others, to their peers, according to law enforcement officials.
Claremont votes tighter restrictions on registered sex offenders
CLAREMONT – The City Council has passed a sex-offender ordinance the imposes tighter residency restrictions for registered sex offenders. The ordinance goes further than the Sexual Predator Punishment and Control Act, referred to as Jessica’s Law, which protects children from sex offenders.