U.S. Senators Ridiculed For Voting Against Anti-Rape Amendment

rapenuts.jpgSusan notes: rape is rampant around the world – even in the U.S. Military where, according to one survey, 70% of female soldiers say they have been sexually assaulted, and one third say they have been raped. In October 2009, 30 US senators voted against an anti-rape amendment to the 2010 Defense Appropriations bill in the U.S.

The amendment, which would require defense contractors to allow their employees access to US courts in cases of rape or sexual assault, regardless of where they are stationed, was proposed after the horrific case of a Jamie Leigh Jones who says she was drugged and brutally gang-raped by seven fellow employees of KBR/Halliburton in Iraq (see more here ).

I came across the video below in an insightful blog post at News Junkie Post.

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By Ole Ole Olson
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Related links:
The Nation: The Plight of Women Soldiers
Republicans For Rape
More About Rape on AWR

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