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The amendment was proposed after Jamie Leigh Jones claimed she was gang raped by her co-workers while working for a contractor in Iraq.
When she attempted to sue her employer KBR, Inc., a subsidiary of Haliburton, she was told that she had to resolve her claim through arbitration.
It would seem that if anything could get bi-partisan support it would be the Franken Anti-Government Contractor Rape Liability bill.
This democratically sponsored bill, which did pass in the Senate 68 to 30, still had 30 senators who could not support it.
And no, it is not because the language of the bill has something sneaky stuck in, it really does what it claims to do and nothing else.
So, why the 30 Republican Nay's, including our fair Senators from Tennessee?