Senators support expanding access to civilian counselors outside of VA for military sexual assault victims

Thursday, March 20, 2014
WTF McCutcheon

Retired Marine Lance Corporal Jeremiah Arbogast and former Private First Class Jessica Kenyon told lawmakers that the VA’s mental health services for military sexual assault survivors were so…

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Senate approves McCaskill reforms on military sexual assault

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The Senate yesterday voted overwhelmingly to approve Sen. Claire McCaskill’s bill to strengthen prosecutions of military sexual assaults and criminalize retaliations against victims who report sex crimes.

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House Republicans approve 20-week abortion ban

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.). SOURCE: Franks.House.gov

The Republican-majority House yesterday passed a ban on aborting fetuses older than 20 weeks after conservative lawmakers claimed there is “substantial medical evidence” that a fetus can feel…

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List of 138 House Republicans who voted against the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013

Thursday, February 28, 2013

List of 138 House Republicans who voted against S.47 The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 on Feb. 28, 2013:

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Senate reauthorizes the Violence Against Women Act of 2013

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
WTF Senate reauthorizes VAWA 2013

The Senate on Tuesday voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, which funds programs to prevent and prosecute domestic violence and sexual assault crimes as well as…

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2012 Year in Review

Monday, December 31, 2012
WTF 2012 in Review 12.31.12

Thank you for visiting WhatTheFolly.com. 2012 has been an exciting year for us, and we’d like to share with you some of the topics we’re proud to have covered:…

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National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 sails through the Senate

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
U.S. Navy Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Marvin Tapper observes Landing Craft Air Cushion 42 as it approaches the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) in the Arabian Sea Nov. 23, 2012. Green Bay was part of the Peleliu Amphibious Readiness Group and was under way supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (DoD Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Elizabeth Merriam, U.S. Navy/Released)

The National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 sailed through the Senate today with a 98-0 vote.

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Election 2012: Transcript of Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill’s re-election victory speech

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Transcript of Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill’s re-election victory speech in Missouri on Nov. 6, 2012:

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Transcript: Indiana GOP Senate candidate Richard Mourdock’s concession speech

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Transcript: Republican candidate Richard Mourdock’s concession speech after losing the Indiana Senate race on Nov. 6, 2012:  *Excerpts exclude Mourdock’s acknowledgement of his campaign staff by name Thank…

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Transcript: Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock’s comments on denying abortion in rape cases

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Edited by Jenny Jiang Transcript of Republican candidate Richard Mourdock’s comments on abortion in cases of rape at the Indiana Senate debate on Oct. 23, 2012: 

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