iOS app Android app

Jamie Leigh Jones

The F Word: Step Toward Justice for Jamie Leigh Jones

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Score one for Senator Al Franken. Thanks to him, Jamie Leigh Jones, a former KBR employee who alleges she was gang raped by her coworkers will get her...

The F Word: Challenging "High Road" Contracting

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

This is what must make it hard for people working inside the Obama administration. No sooner does the White House start talking up something good, tha...

Jesus Did Not Say 'Forgive and Forget'

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Anne Dilenschneider

According to the VA, at least 30% of American servicewomen (and many men) have diagnosed cases of Military Sexual Trauma, a form of PTSD. The perpetrators are usually servicemen and commanders.

Jon Stewart Takes On 30 Republicans Who Voted Against Franken Rape Amendment (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

In 2005, Jamie Leigh Jones was gang-raped by her Halliburton/KBR co-workers while working in Iraq and locked in a shipping container for over a day to...

Congress Takes Critical Step in Halting Abusive Forced Arbitrations

Anthony Tarricone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anthony Tarricone

Al Franken and Mary Landrieu's amendment protects defense contractor employees who have been victims of sexual assault, harassment, or other forms of discrimination.

Senate Passes Amendment To Prevent KBR and Halliburton From Getting Away With Raping Employees (Literally)

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

Al Franken offered the amendment because of a KBR employee, age 19, who was raped by a bunch of KBR workers in Iraq. After she was rescued, she was informed that she couldn't take KBR to court.

The Real Reason Obama Isn't Making Much Progress

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Johann Hari

The institutions that are blocking progress have rallied over the past few months to defend two causes with very little popular support in the United States: rape and slavery. No, really.

Jamie Leigh Jones: Halliburton Employee's Gang Rape Not Workplace Injury, Court Rules

Mother Jones | � by Stephanie Mencimer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Remember Jamie Leigh Jones, the Halliburton/KBR contractor who alleged she was gang raped by her co-workers in Iraq and then imprisoned in a shipping ...

Lady Gaga and The Glamorous Rape

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

the media is selling us an image of rape and domestic violence as being artistic, dramatic, the result of misguided love and -- most terrifying -- wanted.

Pentagon Won't Probe KBR Rape Charges

ABC's The Blotter | Justin Rood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Defense Department's top watchdog has declined to investigate allegations that an American woman working under an Army contract in Iraq was raped ...

Bush Administration Silent On Halliburton Rape Accusations

ABC News | Justin Rood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A powerful senator says he is still waiting for the Bush administration to respond to inquiries he made last month following reports that American wom...

Woman Can't Sue Halliburton Over Rape Because Of Cheney Policy

Mother Jones | Stephanie Mencimer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Wednesday, Jamie Leigh Jones told a House Judiciary Committee her now-famous story about having been allegedly drugged and gang-raped two years ago...

Justice Dept Refuses To Attend Congressional Hearing On Halliburton Rape Cases

ABC News | MADDY SAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Department of Justice refused to send a representative to answer questions from Congress today on the investigations into allegations of rape and ...

Congress To Investigate Halliburton Rape Allegation In Iraq

ABC News | JUSTIN ROOD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A House panel is looking into charges of sexual assault made by a former KBR employee in Iraq. At a hearing next Wednesday, the House Judiciary Commi...