More benefits? Only if you were raped and can prove it

ThinkProgress reports on an immodest proposal regarding poor mothers and newborns:

…Despite the fact that low-income women who give birth to children would logically need increased assistance to care for their larger family, Pennsylvania lawmakers — State Reps. RoseMarie Swanger (R), Tom Caltagirone (D), Mark Gillen (R), Keith Gillespie (R), Adam Harris (R), and Mike Tobash (R) — don’t want their state’s welfare program to provide additional benefits for that newborn. If a woman gives birth to a child who was conceived from rape, she may seek an exception to this rule so that her welfare benefits aren’t slashed, but only if she can provide proof that she reported her sexual assault and her abuser’s identity to the police…

One thought on “More benefits? Only if you were raped and can prove it

  1. The state of Pennsylvania has gone completely nuts. It was bad enough when Democrat Ed Randell ran the place. He having always been a Republican pretending to be a Democrat. But now one can hardly see the difference between the politics of Mississippi and those of Pennsylvania. Most unfortunate.

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