John Conyers is out. Al Franken might be, too. Are we making progress on sexual harassment? - News Summed Up

John Conyers is out. Al Franken might be, too. Are we making progress on sexual harassment?


Nearly every day since the Harvey Weinstein allegations surfaced, society has started changing its attitude on sexual harassment. By the end of the day, Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) could be the second sitting member of Congress to resign amid sexual harassment allegations. Here are three big news events that suggest Washington is helping reshape cultural attitudes toward sexual harassment. More than a dozen Democratic senators issued calls on Dec. 6 for Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) to resign after multiple allegations of sexual harassment. A powerful congressman resigned amid sexual harassment allegations: Conyers became the first accused member of Congress to lose his job in this wave.


Source: Washington Post December 07, 2017 15:00 UTC


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