Our state capitol is abundant with sexual harassment according to a blunt proclamation making its way through Sacramento.
There are allegations echoing the incidents involving Harvey Weinstein, including forced sexual encounters and a legislation not prepared to come to a solution.
Female lobbyists have come forward this week to share their stories of assault and harassment. Pamela Lopez spoke about a male legislator (one of 93) who cornered her in a bar bathroom and masturbated in front of her. This event has triggered an investigation by the state Senate and Assembly.
Kim Stone, a lobbyist since 2005, said that her first year in this new career for her a candidate for statewide office groped her at a public event.
Read more at the LA Times