VA proposal would bar accused sex offenders from burial in veterans’ cemeteries

The Department of Veteran’s Affairs is asking Congress to approve a proposal that would bar veterans accused – not convicted – of a Tier III sex offense from being buried at a veterans’ cemetery.

Bryant Jordan reports at Military.com.

The proposed ban would go further than current law prohibiting convicted and registered Tier III sex offenders from being buried in VA cemeteries by barring those who die before being convicted or who flee to avoid prosecution.

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