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Groups rally for justice in Vanessa Guillen case


Last updated 8/5/2020 at 12:40pm

A number of local organizations are joining a nationwide movement calling for reform in how the military treats sexual harassment claims.

Held in honor of Spc. Vanessa Guillen – a Fort Hood soldier whose murder is alleged to have stemmed from a sexual harassment incident involving a fellow solider – these rallies and protests have begun locally and continue to be planned throughout the Colorado Springs area.

Fountain resident and U.S. Army veteran Renee Reif organized one such event outside Fort Carson's Gate 1 on Aug. 1.

"It is time to raise our voices!" Reif said in her event announ...

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