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  • Petitioned Stop Sexual Assault, Discrimination & the Denial of Due Process in the Military

This petition was delivered to:

Congress, The United States Military, Department of Justice
Stop Sexual Assault, Discrimination & the Denial of Due Process in the Military
President of the United States
U.S. Senate
U.S. House of Representatives
Rep. Nancy Pelosi
New York
Sen. Charles Schumer
Rep. Katherine Clark
Sen. Jon Tester
New York
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
New York-25
Rep. Louise Slaughter
Sen. John Walsh
Sen. Susan Collins
New York-15
Rep. Jose Serrano

the president of the united states stop sexual assault denial of due process discrimination in the military

    1. M. Bonelli
    2. Petition by

      M. Bonelli

      New York, NY

My sister was sexually assaulted by a superior officer, her complaint was not reviewed, she's been tried without her attorney being present and she was discriminated against by an Army judge. How my sister has been treated is un-American. She has honorably served our country for 6 years and to be victimized (and she's the victim) is a terrible and gross injustice with regard to our Constitutional rights.

Recent signatures


    1. My Sister is HOME IN NEW YORK

      M. Bonelli
      Petition Organizer

      Dear Friends and Supporters:

      By the grace of God and all your prayers, my sister is home here in New York. At this time, my family and our legal counsel are dealing with what's necessary to appeal her case. My sister and our family are so happy to be back together especially before the holidays. I thank each and every person that signed this petition (which will be presented at her appeal). Please continue to share and sign. This petition for justice is for EVERY solider; a profound statement that our country will not stand outrageous injustices.

      In gratitude,
      Ms. M. Bonelli

    2. Specialist Kesha Conner Update 10/9/12

      M. Bonelli
      Petition Organizer

      Dear Friends and Supporters:

      My dearest sister is in Texas awaiting her appeal. She has (mysteriously) not received her orders and (suddenly) the government wants to investigate her assault. She is in great spirits and I am grateful that I'm able to pick up the phone and make sure she's okay. However, it's not just about her. There are MANY others INCLUDING MEN that are victims. Please continue to support them and our plight by sharing this petition. SEND IT TO AT LEAST 3 PEOPLE YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY and PERSONALLY ask them to sign it. http://www.change.org/petitions/the-president-of-the-united-states-stop-sexual-assault-denial-of-due-process-discrimination-in-the-military. I will certainly keep everyone posted as the stor(ies) continue to unfold.

      My family and I appreciate you!

      God bless and thank you very much.

      M. Bonelli

    3. Reached 500 signatures
    4. September 1, 2012 Update

      M. Bonelli
      Petition Organizer

      Dear Supporters:

      My family and I truly appreciate each and everyone of you. My 72 hour update will be posted on FaceBook shortly. Please continue to share this link on your social media pages and with your email contacts. Our goal is 10,000 signatures to present to the Pentagon and to have our legislature and Congress do something for all women in service NOW! We must hold them accountable and CHANGE WILL COME.

      Meisa Bonelli

    5. Reached 100 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Anita Kanitz STUTTGART, GERMANY
      • about 1 year ago

      "Sexual, racial, gender violence and other forms of discrimination and violence in a culture cannot be eliminated without changing culture."

      “We have to start looking at the world through women’s eyes’ how are human rights, peace and development defined from the perspective of the lives of women? It’s also important to look at the world from the perspective of the lives of diverse women, because there is not single women’s view, any more than there is a single men’s view.”

      -- Charlotte Bunch

    • Alexis Luttrull NASHVILLE, IN
      • about 1 year ago

      Stop the war against women!

    • Kim Gilfillan WAIALUA, HI
      • over 1 year ago

      Why are we turning our backs on those who are willing to cover our backs? what about due Process? A constitutional right and isn't the military's job to defend the constitution? but the constitution can't defend them? both men & women victims?!

    • Barbara Pearson OAK HARBOR, WA
      • almost 2 years ago

      I was a victim in 1973 while in the Navy and when I reported it to my superiors was told they were taking the rapists word over mine because he was senior. Then they made him my supervisor for most of the next year. Hell on earth!

    • annoymous beginings MIAMI,FL, FL
      • almost 2 years ago

      fairness and justice


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