As mayor, Palin's Wasila charged victims for rape kits

When Sarah Palin was mayor of Wasila, Alaska, the city charged rape victims for the kits used to gather evidence about whether a sexual assault occurred, a cost that can run from $300 to $1200. In 2000, such charges were deemed illegal. While some argue Palin had nothing to do with the fees, she in fact was mayor at the time and has a history of hands-on management of every aspect of city governance. Update: The AP chimes in.

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