Ordered to Pay Alimony to Her Attacker, Victim Seeks Help from Calif. Legislature

A woman who was sexually assaulted by her husband and then ordered by the court to pay alimony and legal fees to her ex -- once he is released from prison, may get relief from California lawmakers. Crystal Harris, 39, told the judicial committee of the Calif. State Assembly Wednesday that the judgment, which was handed down in 2010, "amounted to making a rape victim write a check to her own rapist every month." She described to lawmakers how her husband would choke her and sexually assault...Full Story
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