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Rep. Tom Reed Gave an Emotional House Speech About His Niece’s Rape from The Wire, 3/14/14

Monday, March 17, 2014

“Republican Representative Tom Reed of New York gave a moving, emotional speech on the House floor on Friday about the “No More” campaign aiming to end sexual assault and domestic violence against women. At one point, the legislator made the issue very, very personal: he discussed a recent sexual assault against his own niece, and passed along her wishes to the House that ‘no one can make an excuse as to why sexual assault is acceptable. no one should offer an excuse that a woman wanted it.'”

Read more: http://www.thewire.com/politics/2014/03/rep-tom-reed-gave-emotional-house-speech-about-his-nieces-rape/359187/