I found other revelations of in that article more interesting. Franken believes (as do I) that victims of rape or sexual assault should be able to sue in court. He introduced a measure that would require defense contractors to recognize that:
[Franken's anti-rape] measure barred the government from doing business with contractorsFollowers of this blog are aware that I want congress to waive sovereign immunity in the healthcare bill. My reasoning is the same as Franken's: someone denied coverage by a government bureaucracy should have the opportunity to argue their case in a court of law. This need is underscored by the fact that Medicare denies claims at a higher rate than do insurance companies. Will Franken push to waive sovereign immunity or will he condemn us all to a world of death panel arbitration?
that required employees to settle rape and sexual assault charges through arbitration instead of the courts.