Home News Deval Patrick fired state officials to protect rapist ex-brother-in-law from registering as...

Deval Patrick fired state officials to protect rapist ex-brother-in-law from registering as sex offender

16
0
deval-patrick-fired-state-officials-to-protect-rapist-ex-brother-in-law-from-registering-as-sex-offender

THE FEDERALIST:

The Democratic presidential primary’s freshest face, former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick fired leaders of the Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry in 2014 for trying to register Patrick’s brother in-law for a 1993 California rape conviction.

Earlier this year, Bernard Sigh, Patrick’s ex-brother in-law was sentenced to eight years in prison for raping his ex-wife in a 2017 attack, three years after the head of the Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board rose the issue of registering Sigh as a sex offender to Patrick for a prior spousal rape conviction in California. In response, Patrick sacked the official in an effort to avoid having a family member register as a sex offender, calling it a “family matter,” and therefore “marital” rape, according to Stanford Professor Michele Dauber.

Patrick became the latest candidate to officially enter the 2020 Democratic presidential contest this week with less than three months away from the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses after nine major candidates have already dropped out.

More from The Federalist

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here