Author: free.tuneup Date: Sep 17, 2008 20:07
On Sep 17, 12:10 pm, "Gandalf Grey" gmail.com> wrote:
> Published on Tuesday, September 16, 2008 by RH Reality Check
> A Culture of Violence Against Women: More Than Rape Kits
> by Amie Newman
> Americans have recently learned that during the 1990s, Wasilla, Alaska, then
> under the mayoralty of Sarah Palin, charged victims of sexual assault for
> the rape kits used for evidence collection.
> Attacks from progressives have been swift and harsh. There is good reason to
> hunt down the facts about the rape kits. But the larger issue - of rape,
> sexual assault and how we deal with violence against women in this country -
> has been overlooked.
> First the facts:
> Last week new evidence arose revealing that under Palin's administration,
> Wasilla cut funds that paid for the rape kits and shifted the burden onto ...