Alaska Republican Argues Child Abuse Deaths Can Be a ‘Benefit to Society’
Alaska state Rep. David Eastman (R) “sparked outrage after asking whether there could be economic benefits from the death of abused children,” the Anchorage Daily News reports.
Published 3 months ago · Anchorage, United States
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Alaska House censures GOP lawmaker over child abuse comments
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska lawmaker with a history of incendiary remarks was censured by the state House Wednesday after he said it has been argued that cases of fatal child abuse can be a “cost savings” because the child won't need related government services.
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The Washington Post
Lawmaker censured for asking if fatal child abuse saves taxpayers money
Alaska state Rep. David Eastman (R) asked whether a child abuse death was "actually a benefit to society because there aren’t needs for government services."
3 months ago·Washington, United StatesRead Full Article
Alaska lawmaker censured over remarks about fatal child abuse
State Rep. David Eastman said it's been argued that cases of fatal child abuse can be a "cost savings" because the child won't need related government services.
3 months ago·New York, United StatesRead Full Article
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