Tuesday, February 12, 2013

22 Republican Male Senators Vote Against the Violence Against Women Act (Photo)

Via Think Progress:  BREAKING: Senate Passes Violence Against Women Act, With No Help From 22 Republican Male Senators: The Violence Against Women Act reauthorization passed through the Senate on Tuesday afternoon, by a vote of 78 to 22. Of those opposing the legislation, all 22 were Republican men. Every female Senator supported the bill.

Among the most notable votes against the bill were Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL).

[A]ll of the 22 votes against the Violence Against Women Act were Republican men