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PB&J
04-17-2010, 01:16 PM
Gender neutral bathrooms in Maine......Hormone shots and mammograms for transgendered murderers in Massachusetts....I guess living close to large bodies of water causes people to lose common sense.. And people poke fun at people who wear tin foil hats?

FOXNews.com

- April 16, 2010
Massachusetts Transgender Inmate Gets Taxpayer-Funded Mammogram

Massachusetts corrections officials, already under fire for a transgender inmate's taxpayer-funded hormone treatments, now face criticism for providing the former Robert Kosilek with a mammogram, MyFoxBoston.com reports

Massachusetts corrections officials, already under fire for a transgender inmate's taxpayer-funded hormone treatments, now face criticism for providing the former Robert Kosilek with a mammogram, MyFoxBoston.com reports.

Kosilek was convicted of murdering his wife and later sued in prison to change his name to Michelle Kosilek. Documents obtained by the TV station show that Kosilek was transported this week to a Boston hospital to receive a routine mammogram.

Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson was outraged that Kosilek would receive such treatment.

"This is a killer who wants to be a girl, a man who murdered his wife, who has access to better health care than citizens who are paying for his incarceration," Hodgson told MyFoxBoston.com.

The Massachusetts' Department of Corrections declined to comment on Kosilek's treatment, but it released a statement to MyFoxBoston.com, saying: "The DOC's responsibility is care and custody of inmates, including health care. Clinical indications for mammograms are not gender specific. If a mammogram is recommended by a physician for a male inmate, one would be provided where medically appropriate, as determined by the DOC's medical service provider."

A judge has yet to rule on whether the state should pay up to $20,000 for Kosilek's sex-change operation.

Click here for more on this story from MyFoxBoston.com.

pondrast
04-17-2010, 02:21 PM
he got the shots or pills and his chest grew but is that anymore reason to give him a screening mammo than any other MAN? he is still a man, though now one with an artificially altered hormonal balance and a changed name.

Penfield
04-17-2010, 09:09 PM
Didn't we have something not too very long past where someone in the administration was telling women to cut back or delay mammograms? As I recall they had to back up on that after the back-blast.

But this is a guy (?) so must be different.

Don't worry, O-care will limit these test for everyone soon enough.

Rollin Thunder
04-18-2010, 07:54 AM
Did he kill her because he /she flew into a jealous rage........ maybe she wore one of his dresses without asking? Inquiring minds want to know.

Big D
04-18-2010, 10:29 AM
SEE, California is NOT the only place that has crazy, stupid wackjobs inside and outside of the law. Alltho I will admit we seem to have more of them than any other state. We call it a "Diverse population"

duke51
04-18-2010, 10:56 AM
Did he kill her because he /she flew into a jealous rage........ maybe she wore one of his dresses without asking? Inquiring minds want to know.

Maybe she took his vibrator!

PB&J
04-18-2010, 11:03 AM
The good citizens of Illinois paid for Richard's Speck's hormone shots so he would have an "easier" life in prison. He also had access to non-prison issued garb and to drugs. Life was pretty much a disco for him. So, Mass. isn't the only one. I wonder what Sheriff Joe has to say about this practice!