30 Republican Senators Vote Against Rape Victims’ Rights To Bring Charges In Court

Yesterday, 30 Republican senators opposed an amendment to the Defense Appropriations bill that would prohibit federal defense contractors like Halliburton/KBR from getting money “if they restrict their employees from taking workplace sexual assault, battery and discrimination cases to court.”In other words30 GOP senators want to deny rape victims their day in court.

Just stupefying and enraging.  Here Senator Franken explains the story of Jamie Leigh Jones who alleges she was gang raped while working for Halliburton/KBR and the unjust clause which is preventing her from being able to press charges:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Q5kVbiWnAQ&hl=en_US&fs=1&

The 30 Republican senators voting against it:

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)

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