Justice was expensive for rape victims in Wasilla

When Sarah Palin was mayor of Wasilla, Alaska — population 7,000 — she charged rape victims for the rape kits used to collect evidence that would help prosecute their attackers.

The policy, which cost each victim $1,200, remained in place until the Democratic governor changed it in 2000.

Get the details on Feministing.com.

Then, if you need a laugh to brighten your day after that shocking news, watch Republican Convention delegates trip all over themselves when interviewed by Comedy Central’s Samantha Bee. She gathers their views on Palin’s qualifications, as well as daughter Bristol’s personal “choice.”


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