Sunday, February 13, 2011

Congressman Ted Poe's Floor Speech 2-8-11

Congressman Ted Poe, who is the co-chair of the Victims Rights Caucus, is a supporter of First Response Action and of increased Peace Corps response to sexual assault and rape. He gave a floor speech about this important issue on 2/8.

View the floor speech here.

Congressman Poe spoke about the need to respond appropriately to incidences of sexual assault and rape and not to blame victims. He stresses that perpetrators need to be held accountable for their crimes. Congressman Poe describes situations that happened to several Volunteers.

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