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Dems Vote to Provide Viagra to Rapists

In health care, Senate on March 24, 2010 at 8:15 pm

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Senate Democrats today voted down an amendment to the health care bill aimed to prohibit the use of Federal funds to purchase Viagra and other ED drugs to rapists, pedophiles and other sex offenders. The amendment, defeated 57-42, was submitted by Senator Coburn (R-OK).

Via Politico:

Democrats have defeated every amendment offered by Republicans so far, arguing that any change will kill the bill.

I think that was the point… In any case, the defeat of this amendment will make the political ads more entertaining this fall.

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  1. […] spending the night shooting down Republican amendments to the bill (see here and here), the Democrat controlled Senate had hoped to have the reconciliation process complete and […]

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