Party above principle, party before peace

In April 1997 the U.S. Senate ratified (74-26) a treaty to ban chemical weapons.

Well-known supporters of the treaty, past and present:

Voting in favor of this peaceful, bipartisan measure:

Voting against:

Source: the Kansas City Star, "Senate approves treaty to prohibit chemical weapons / All Democrats vote to ratify the measure. Republicans are split," The Associated Press, 04/25/97
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