Rep. Speier and Gloria Allred present sexual assault legislation

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Thursday, March 16, 2017
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (KGO) -- Bay Area Congresswoman Jackie Speier and Attorney Gloria Allred are joining forces on new sexual harassment legislation that they hope will prevent scandals like the Marines nude photo scandal.

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The Facebook group at the heart of the Marines nude-photo sharing scandal was dismantled.

Now the Peninsula Democrat wants to make it illegal for members of the military to share intimate pictures of other troops without that person's permission.

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Attorney Gloria Allred unveiled the bill Thursday morning with Speier on Capitol Hill.

Allred is also representing a victim in the Marines United case.

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