10 Jun '11, 10am

This Massachusetts Republican would rather let a rapist go free than have an illegal immigrant report an assault:

Women are expected to bear the burden of the crumbling economy, even as the rich continue to enjoy their tax cuts and other advantages. Poor women and especially poor mothers are expected to take on an even bigger share by watching Medicare, welfare and foodstamps get cut to balance a federal deficit no one was worried about when it came to funding multiple foreign wars. Now, even lower in the rankings are immigrant women who are in the country illegally. They may be looking for a better life for themselves and their children, but according to one GOP politician, they'd better look out when they walk down the street. If attacked, there will be no chance for them to get justice. Massachusetts state Rep. Ryan Fattman has made it clear that he believes reporting a crime is a luxury that only legal citizens are allowed to have. In response to criticism that zealous anti-immigr...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/womens-rights/blog/republican...

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