Senator Al Franken proposed a bill that ends rape clauses in government contracts, contract clauses that prevent women employees from suing when they are gang-raped. To repeat, this would end the practice of taking away a woman employee’s right to sue when they are gang-raped by other employees of a company that has a government contract.
Hmmm… who would be against this? Who would be in favor of gang-rape?
Thirty Republican senators, as it turns out. Of course.
Here’s Jon Stewart explaining it further.
And here’s a lovely web site in honor of those thirty PATRIOTS…