Have Rapists Here In This Building’ Say California Legislators
California is ruled by Pedos and Rapists say State Reps
(CBS13) — “We have a whisper network you all know it. Because what
everybody here knows is we have rapists here in this building. We
have molesters among us,” said Christine Pelosi.
head of the California Democratic Party’s Women’s Caucus says no
one knows about those alleged abusers, because of a deficient
system for reporting harassment.
that problematic,” said Vince Fong.
problem, Assemblyman Vince Fong says, is the Capitol’s human
resources department doesn’t record complaints of harassment
involving current lawmakers.
resources administrators confirmed cases of misconduct are kept
records may have existed they don’t exist,” said one
hearing comes two days after Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, resigned.
He was accused by seven staffers of groping and unwanted advances.
Sen. Tony Mendoza was stripped of his leadership positions at the
state’s powerful banking committee. His former interns say he
behaved inappropriately at work-related outings.
of them, just 19 at the time, shared her story with lawmakers.
did not report my situation what happened to me for a variety of
reasons. My age. The fact that I was an intern. Fear of what it
could do to my future career prospects,” said former intern
fear of retaliation also stopped Sacramento Lobbyist Pamela Lopez
from coming forward with her painful experience, until recently.
was forcibly pushed into a bathroom before a powerful colleague
who in this case happens to be a lawmaker and began masturbating,”
details are graphic, but she tells the story over and over, in
hopes of inspiring other women.
time is now to step forward so they can be a part of changing our
culture,” said Lopez.
lawmakers say the only way to do that is by identifying those
and enablers in this building,” said Pelosi.
unclear is whether those women will name names.
is clear, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle say they’re
committed to fixing the flawed system.
next hearing is set for in January when we’ll hear recommendations