Healey's domestic-violence hypocrisy

[Guest blogging: David S. Bernstein]

Sandra Reavis was attacked Wednesday night, but not by a creepy stranger in a dimly lit parking garage. She was allegedly stabbed to death by her husband in their Dorchester home, a far more common scenario. Indeed, we have a virtual epidemic this year of women being killed by men they know, if Kerry Healey is interested. Dominique Samuels was allegedly strangled, doused in gasoline, and set on fire by an acquaintence in her Roxbury apartment. Keslea Owens of Wilbraham was beaten to death with a hammer, allegedly by a friend. Valerie Oransky was beaten to death, allegedly by a co-worker, in the bathroom of the New Bedford restaurant where they worked. Rachel Richards was bludgeoned to death, allegedly by her husband, in the bedroom of their Rowley home. Elaine Romero was found stabbed to death, allegedly by her husband, on a neighbor’s sun porch in Pocasset. Carla Souza and her 11-year-old son were beaten to death, allegedly by her husband, in their Framingham house. Michelle Barclay was fatally shot in her Swampscott condo, allegedly by her husband. Bonnie Poku of Springfield was allegedly stabbed to death by her son.

Hey, I’m just getting warmed up -- I know of 31 women murdered in Massachusetts this year. By July, Jane Doe Inc. had already counted as many domestic-violence homicides as it did all last year.

Here’s another interesting item from a murder late Tuesday night in Lowell. The victim, a 21-year-old man, was out on probation after serving two years for raping a 13-year-old girl.

If under the Romney/Healey administration convicted child rapists are out drinking at Halloween parties two years later, just how much worse could “Free-‘em-all” Deval make things than Kerry the Kriminologist has?

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