These Male Republican Senators Advocate Rape

VAWA Vote

A helpful graphic courtesy ThinkProgress

The following Senators voted against the reauthorization of the 1994 Violence Against Women Act:

Jeff Sessions (AL)
John Boozman (AR)
Marco Rubio (FL)
Jim Risch (ID)
Chuck Grassley (IA)
Pat Roberts (KS)
Mitch McConnell (KY)
Rand Paul (KY)
Roy Blunt (MO)
Mike Johanns (NE)
Tom Coburn (OK)
Jim Inhofe (OK)
Lindsey Graham (SC)
Tim Scott (SC)
John Thune (SD)
John Cornyn (TX)
Ted Cruz (TX)
Orrin Hatch (UT)
Mike Lee (UT)
Ron Johnson (WI)
John Barrasso (WY)
Mike Enzi (WY)

They have their reasons to not like the law. My suspicion is the fact their genitals protrude from their bodies was their main justification for voting no.

The law passed easily 78-22 and will face an uphill battle as it goes to the Republican-led House.

Here’s is the text of the most recent reauthorization in 2005, and here’s a summary of the act courtesy Wikipedia.

I’m waiting to hear a convincing argument against this law. I’m waiting…