Black People : GOP aids Dept of Defense in right to Rape????

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  1. Ankhur

    Ankhur Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    When thirty Republicans lined up against an amendment that would have required defense contractors to allow their employees access to U.S. courts in cases of rape or sexual assault, Jon Stewart ripped them to pieces.

    "I understand we're a divided country, some disagreements on health care. How is ANYONE against this?" he wondered.

    It's a question, it turns out, best addressed to the White House.

    The vote against the amendment, sponsored by Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), has sparked outrage at the all-male, all-white bloc of thirty Republican senators. HuffPost readers have been particularly infuriated by the GOP opposition and have regularly posted the names of the offending thirty in the comment section of even unrelated stories. A mock website - www.republicansforrape.org -- has sprung up.

    The men had an ally in opposition that has so far gone unreported: the Department of Defense.

    "The DoD opposes the proposed amendment," reads a message sent from the administration to the Senate on October 6, the day the amendment passed by a 68-30 vote.

    "The Department of Defense, the prime contractor, and higher tier subcontractors may not



    Read more at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/10/19/defense-department-oppose_n_326569.html?view=print
     
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    The continue daily to show and prove that they are idiots
     
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    regardless of belief, what the Nation of Gods and Earth's call them,
    seems more appropriate
    to all regardless of religion or nationality
     
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