- Posted September 20, 2012 by
New Mexico governor says prove you were raped for childcare assistance.
Hmmm I wonder how that can be proven. Weird. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez (R), thinks there is a way to prove it rape on order to get childcare assistance. Geez.
From the article
Not only did Martinez refer to ?forcible rape? in an announcement instating April as New Mexico?s Sexual Assault Awareness Month ? as if some kinds of sexual assault need to be qualified as more or less ?legitimate? than others ? but, as RH Reality Check reports, the term also appears in the state?s proposed changes to its official applications for childcare assistance. If the proposed changes take effect, women in New Mexico will be required to prove that their sexual assault qualified as ?forcible rape? if they are seeking childcare assistance for a child that resulted from rape: