The lone rape victim who testified before the Illinois Senate on behalf of a 1999 rape-victim protections bill is speaking out against the lone Illinois state senator who chose not to vote for it: Barack Obama.
“I just couldn’t believe it. How could he do that? Thank God for the other [senators] who voted for it. They had a heart. They had compassion that Obama evidently doesn’t have,” rape survivor Michelle Eppel told The Daily Caller after recently finding out that Obama was the one non-yes vote.
“He doesn’t care,” Eppel said.
The bill, signed into law by then-Republican governor George Ryan, affords rape victims the right to request that their cases be publicly sealed after their perpetrators are convicted.
Eppel testified before both chambers of the Illinois legislature. Obama merely voted “present” on the bill while all other senators voted yes.
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