A big sticking point in the debate over how to curb sexual assault in the military is who should decide whether alleged crimes go to trial.
A proposal to take the decision out of the hands of military commanders and give it to military prosecutors was approved by the personnel panel of the Senate Armed Services Committee. The legislation was crafted by Sen. Kristen Gillibrand of New York and co-sponsored by California's Sen. Barbara Boxer.
But the head of the committee, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Michigan, said he will take the measure out of the defense spending bill.
Guest: US Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-California