Tuesday, September 16, 2008

I don't have any words for this really

"According to the Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman, Sarah Palin, during her tenure as mayor of Wasilla, approved a policy to deny free forensic examinations for sexual assault victims."

"The average citizen would likely agree that law enforcement agencies should spare no expense in investigating sexual assault cases, including finding out, via rape kit, whether or not a sexual assault actually happened. Demanding that a person pay for her own kit–which can cost anywhere from $400 to over $1,000–significantly reduces the odds that she’ll get tested, which in turn reduces the odds that police will find the culprit and that prosecutors will be able to make the charges stick."

via> Washington City Paper

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