Debbie Smith Act

Of Lipstick, Law and Order

Empty-Jail-Cell

In his recent Opinion piece, Of Lipstick, Law and Order, Barry Nolan questions the judgment of Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

While Mayor of Wasilla, Alaska, it became policy to charge rape victims for the use of rape kits - in essence discouraging victims from stepping forward and reporting crimes.

Author Barry Nolan is a veteran television journalist and Emmy winning Commentator. He is now a freelance writer and does occasional consulting and writing for Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, author of the Debbie Smith Act.