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Palin Forces Women to Pay for Own Rape-Kits

While Mayor of Wasilla, (now) Gov. Palin told the police to require women to pay for their own rape kits to save money. She required this even though it was against Alaska law!

For more detials see the blog Leah’s Life and a CNN story.

Her record shows us how much value she places a) on law and b) on women.  What will she do when her “values” contradict the law when VP (or G-d forbid, President)?

Update:  See a powerful discussion of this issue at Feministe.