Posted July 30, 2014 at 11:08 AM
by Natasha McKenzie, National President, College Democrats of America
Today, Senator Marco Rubio announced that he is co-sponsoring a campus sexual assault bill with numerous other legislators. Although we are pleased that he has joined the effort to address this crucial issue, we nevertheless remember his past voting record.
CDA Vice President Natasha McKenzie released the following statement:
"While it's great news that Senator Rubio has joined the many bipartisan voices working to end campus sexual assault, it's impossible to forget that he voted twice against reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. At a time when nearly one in five women in the US have been raped on and off campus, and one in four women have experienced severe violence from a partner, Rubio's continued opposition to this important (and bipartisan) ...Read More »