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House Proceeding 10-27-09 on Oct 27th, 2009 :: 0:32:00 to 0:33:15
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Charlie Melancon

0:31:57 to 0:32:17( Edit History Discussion )

Charlie Melancon: plans? instead ofhe president's sweeping overhaul, which wi likely result in pitfalls, we should have mutually agreed upon principles ensuring that those who have health insurance can keep it and those who don't can obtain it. thank you. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman rise?

Charlie Melancon

0:32:00 to 0:33:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Charlie Melancon

Charlie Melancon

0:32:18 to 0:32:38( Edit History Discussion )

Charlie Melancon: >> to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. >> thank you, mr. speaker. story of a u.s. defense contractor who was attacked and sexual abused by co-workers in iraq. jamiwas held in a ship container by employees so she couldn't report the crime. when jamie returned to the

Charlie Melancon

0:32:39 to 0:32:59( Edit History Discussion )

Charlie Melancon: united states, she learned that a clause in the contract barred her from taking her case to court. instead, it forced her to a company-run arbitration process, the same company that failed to protect her in the first place. it's our responsibility to make sure that this horrific story can never has again. no american citizen should ever have to sign away his or her rights to jstice in order to

Charlie Melancon

0:33:00 to 0:33:20( Edit History Discussion )

Charlie Melancon: get a job. and not a dime of taxpayer money should go to companies that would rather sweep an assault unr the rug than allow ou justice system to work. the franklin amendment would have federal dollars to go to

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