rape

The men and women being raped — with the highest rates in prisons, the military, and colleges — must not bear the shame that belongs to the rapists. We need to open our mouths and shout for changes.

NEW SCOTLAND — New Scotland native Jesse Sommer, now a captain in the United States Army, says the military is at the forefront of a very important social issue — acknowledging victims of rape and sexual assault and helping them along the road to recovery.

A woman raped and kidnapped by a juvenile detention center inmate in Rensselaerville cannot collect both workers’ compensation benefits and settlement money from a civil rights lawsuit for the same injuries, the state’s Court of Appeals affirmed, 6 to 1, on Nov. 19.​

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