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GOP congressman wants to withhold federal funding to test rape kits from sanctuary cities

Original story at thinkprogress.org• 32 mentions • 2 months ago

thinkprogress.org 2 months ago

 
Georgia is facing a backlog of more than 10,000 untested rape kits, but one Republican congressman from the state wants to withhold federal dollars to test these kits from so-called “sanctuary cities,” according to a video obtained by Jezebel. During a town hall with constituents on August 8, Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA) gave a stunning and tone-deaf response to constituents who asked about funding for the state’s rape kit backlog. WOMAN 1: “What can you do as a congressman to help Georgia process these rape kits?” CARTER: “There are grants available, and we’ll do everything we can to help. Unless ...
 
 
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15 Aug
Raj🗽Balasubramanian @Solutioneer72
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12 Aug
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GOP congressman wants to withhold federal funding to test rape kits from sanctuary cities https://t.co/waGEe3J7ZJ via @thinkprogress
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12 Aug
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12 Aug
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GOP congressman wants to withhold federal funding to test rape kits from sanctuary cities https://t.co/SjcmXKSp1z ...a really sick fuck.
12 Aug
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12 Aug
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11 Aug
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11 Aug
NichtMeinFührer @TheRiverWanders
RT @EstherYuHsiLee: GOP congressman wants to withhold federal funding to test rape kits from sanctuary cities https://t.co/VJw31UP7ly
11 Aug
U.S. Reality Check🗽 @USRealityCheck
GOP congressman wants to withhold federal funding to test rape kits from sanctuary cities https://t.co/JvLvDtSpbShttps://t.co/DgsvYchtAG
11 Aug
ANGY @AskAngy
GOP congressman wants to withhold federal funding to test rape kits from sanctuary cities because #immigrants https://t.co/pMPljPqmMJ
11 Aug
Deep State Nicki 🌎 @WorldTravelDiva
#GOP Rep wants to punish #rape victims, withhold federal funds from #sanctuarycities to test rape kits. #TNTweeters https://t.co/lrfn45IRit
11 Aug
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11 Aug
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RT @EstherYuHsiLee: GOP congressman wants to withhold federal funding to test rape kits from sanctuary cities https://t.co/VJw31UP7ly
11 Aug
Jeff Letourneau @jeffl76
GOP @RepBuddyCarter wants to punish women who are raped if the city they live in doesn't want to rip families apart. https://t.co/afL99durdb
11 Aug
NYIC @thenyic
RT @EstherYuHsiLee: GOP congressman wants to withhold federal funding to test rape kits from sanctuary cities https://t.co/VJw31UP7ly
11 Aug
CAP Action @CAPAction
Rep. Buddy Carter of GA says sanctuary cities should not receive federal funding for rape kits. #ResistanceRecess https://t.co/JyOccywDdF
11 Aug
Ray Lawson @Lawsonbulk
GOP congressman wants to withhold federal funding to test rape kits from sanctuary cities https://t.co/PN22SCJGVm via @thinkprogress
11 Aug
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GOP congressman wants to withhold federal funding to test rape kits from sanctuary cities https://t.co/8oFYxbFJv9 via @thinkprogress
11 Aug
Sara Lang @SaraLang
RT @EstherYuHsiLee: GOP congressman wants to withhold federal funding to test rape kits from sanctuary cities https://t.co/VJw31UP7ly
11 Aug
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GOP congressman wants to withhold federal funding to test rape kits from sanctuary cities https://t.co/wT7sisVZdS via @thinkprogress
11 Aug
CrystalwolfLady @krystalwolfgrl
GOP congressman wants to withhold federal funding to test rape kits from sanctuary cities https://t.co/uxmzDnkPP8 #RepBuddyCarter #FOAD
11 Aug
🗽Jeffrey Levin 🗽 @jilevin
GOP congressman: Rape kits will be tested except in 'sanctuary cities' https://t.co/1XYPdMPR8A
11 Aug
RK Stewart @rksfaia
RT @thinkprogress: GOP congressman: Rape kits will be tested except in 'sanctuary cities' https://t.co/AgLZ7VtEPO https://t.co/5SSDAGnopE
11 Aug
Perpetual Now @Perpetual_Now
RT @EstherYuHsiLee: GOP congressman wants to withhold federal funding to test rape kits from sanctuary cities https://t.co/VJw31UP7ly
11 Aug
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11 Aug
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11 Aug
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GOP congressman: Rape kits will be tested except in ‘sanctuary cities’ https://t.co/ZTSXh0H9F0
11 Aug
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