Analysis | A Texas Congresswoman Said Women Are Just As Responsible For Preventing Sexual Assault


Analysis | A Texas congresswoman said women are just as responsible for preventing sexual assault

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Tex.) participates in a news conference in 2014. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)Women need to stop inviting sexual harassment against them, said a congresswoman who initially gained recognition for making historic strides for women.
“I grew up in a time when it was as much the woman’s responsibility as it was a man’s — how you were dressed, what your behavior was,” Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Tex.) told a Texas NBC affiliate when asked to weigh in on the sexual harassment allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.  “I’m from the old school that you can have behaviors …

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