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February 28, 1951

On February 28, 1951, a Senate committee issued a report that stated that there were two at least ‘two’ major crime syndicates in the United States. When asked about the Republican and Democratic parties, the committee quickly said, ‘They are … Continue reading

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March 25, 2004

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2004 the U.S. Senate voted (61-38) on the Unborn Victims of Violence Act (H.R. 1997) to make it a separate crime to harm a fetus during the commission of a violent federal crime. In … Continue reading

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March 7, 1975

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1975 the US Senate revised the filibuster rule to allow 60 senators to limit debate instead of the previous rule of two-thirds. The reason for the change was that most senators were incapable of … Continue reading

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February 19, 1986

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1986 the US Senate finally approved a treaty outlawing genocide. The treaty had been submitted 37 years earlier in 1949 for ratification, but it’s believed several of the Senators wanted to be sure that … Continue reading

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