The US Rep. from Dauphin County joined 19 other Republicans in voting against the measure, including Florida’s Matt Gaetz, who is under investigation for sex trafficking involving a minor.
The decision is “unfortunate outcome for everyone, especially sexual assault survivors," Cosby's accuser said.
Jeffrey Lynn Thomas is accused of grabbing a woman by the neck and striking her during an alleged sexual assault last month.
Jeffrey Lynn Thomas, 36, was accused of attacking the woman in her home Saturday. He was charged with rape, indecent and simple assault, strangulation, and criminal trespassing.
Women’s advocates were outraged and disheartened by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision this week to overturn Bill Cosby’s conviction on sexual assault charges.
Pennsylvania’s highest court overturned Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction Wednesday after finding an agreement with a previous prosecutor prevented him from being charged in the case.
Rep. Mark Rozzi, D-Berks, told colleagues during a state House session that GOP leaders in both chambers were working with him and he hoped to get the proposed amendment on the spring primary ballot.
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