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Meanwhile, Obama Signs A Bill Protecting Sexual Assault Survivors

Isn't it ironic? Don't you think? Senator Jean Shaheen (D-NH) is shown above thanking the Congress for their bi-partisan support of the Sexual Assault Survivors' Rights Act. President Obama signed the bill into law yesterday. Yeah, yesterday. Buzzfeed: The Sexual Assault Survivors’ Rights Act was inspired by Amanda Nguyen, a woman who told Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat from New Hampshire, her story about having to scramble every six months to prevent police from destroying her rape kit.
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