Thursday, October 8, 2009

The 30 senators who voted against victims of workplace gang rape

I have to admit I was a bit shocked when I saw this video from the Young Turks:

wtf? This is a no brainer to me. I went looking for a list of the senators to see if either of Utah's Republican senators voted against it, but I'm happy to say they didn't.

Here's the list:

Alexander (R-TN)
Barrasso (R-WY)
Bond (R-MO)
Brownback (R-KS)
Bunning (R-KY)
Burr (R-NC)
Chambliss (R-GA)
Coburn (R-OK)
Cochran (R-MS)
Corker (R-TN)
Cornyn (R-TX)
Crapo (R-ID)
DeMint (R-SC)
Ensign (R-NV)
Enzi (R-WY)
Graham (R-SC)
Gregg (R-NH)
Inhofe (R-OK)
Isakson (R-GA)
Johanns (R-NE)
Kyl (R-AZ)
McCain (R-AZ)
McConnell (R-KY)
Risch (R-ID)
Roberts (R-KS)
Sessions (R-AL)
Shelby (R-AL)
Thune (R-SD)
Vitter (R-LA)
Wicker (R-MS)

It turns out, "the amendment was opposed by a host of business interests, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and applies to a wide range of companies, including IBM and Boeing."

As Jason Linkins said, "I guess we must cover up crimes like rape in order to save capitalism."

-via Politico

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