Vet Groups Claim VA Discriminates Against Rape Survivors

by Rachel Baker on May 3, 2014

This will be interesting to see what comes out of this.

Two top veterans groups filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, claiming VA experts make it far tougher for military-rape victims to prove their PTSD symptoms were caused by sex assaults suffered in the ranks.

According to the suit brought by the Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN) and Vietnam Veterans of America, VA officials consistently impose a higher burden on military-rape survivors than they do all other veterans when it comes to verifying their reports of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Read more on how to do this, here:
http://www.nbcnews.com/health/mental-health/vet-groups-claim-va-discriminates-against-rape-survivors-n93721

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