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Federal Judge Provides Taxpayer-Funded Sex Change For Murderer

September 6, 2012 by  

Federal Judge Provides Taxpayer-Funded Sex Change For Murderer
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Robert Kosilek was reportedly dressed as a woman when arrested and stood trial dressed as such.

In 1990, Robert Kosilek garroted his wife, Cheryl, to death with a piece of wire before tearing her clothes from her body and stuffing her into the trunk of her car, which he then abandoned in a Massachusetts mall parking lot.

Kosilek was arrested and convicted of the murder, which he allegedly committed in a bid to start a new life as a woman. He was reportedly dressed as a woman when arrested and stood trial dressed as such. The man — now Michelle Kosilek (who, despite now having a feminine first name, presumably still has a penis) — has been living in a male penitentiary serving time for his gruesome crime ever since.

Thanks to a ruling by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Mark Wolf, Kosilek could now be slated to receive a taxpayer-funded sex change operation.

Kosilek sued the Department of Corrections in 2000, arguing that refusal to pay for a sex-change violates his 8th Amendment right against cruel and unusual punishment. The department previously opposed the request.

But Wolf, in his ruling, believes it is time that Americans become more sensitive to the sexual peculiarities of our prison population, stating: “This fact that sex reassignment surgery is for some people medically necessary has recently become more widely recognized.”

Wolf continues: “Denying adequate medical care because of a fear of controversy or criticism from politicians, the press, and the public serves no legitimate penological purpose. It is precisely the type of conduct the Eighth Amendment prohibits.”

Removing Kosilek’s man bits (which he has reportedly attempted to do himself while incarcerated) will cost taxpayers about $20,000 in addition to fees related to litigation and the cost of relocating or offering special protections for the newly “female” inmate.

Sam Rolley

Staff writer Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After learning about many of the biases present in most modern newsrooms, Rolley became determined to find a position in journalism that would allow him to combat the unsavory image that the news industry has gained. He is dedicated to seeking the truth and exposing the lies disseminated by the mainstream media at the behest of their corporate masters, special interest groups and information gatekeepers.

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  • CHRISTOPHER ALLEN HORTON

    OH, MAN! THIS WILL BE A “SLIPPERY SLOPE.” IF TAXPAYERS WILL PAY FOR SEX-REASSIGNMENT OF A PRISON INMATE, SOON POOR TRANSVESTITES WILL WANT A FREE SEX CHANGE.

    PEOPLE WHO HAVE THEIR BIRTH GENITALIA, BUT, DRESS IN OPPOSITE-GENDER CLOTHING AND TAKE HORMONAL TREATMENTS ARE LIVING VERY DANGEROUS LIVES. THERE ARE CASES IN WHICH THESE PEOPLE HAVE BEEN MURDERED BECAUSE THEY TRICKED SOMEONE DURING A SEXUAL ENCOUNTER. IF A MALE PATRONIZES A FEMALE PROSTITUTE, HE IS EXPECTING A NUDE FEMALE – NOT, A FREAK. SUCH MURDERS COMMITTED BY MALE PATRONS ARE JUSTIFIABLE HOMICIDES.

    IT WOULD NOT SURPRISE ME IF Robert Kosilek WAS FOUND DEAD IN HIS CELL SOON AFTER THE SURGERY. TAXPAYER DOLLARS AT WORK.

    • wandamurline

      Here is a good example of why the de@th penalty is on the books and why it should be used more often than it is. He does not live in Texas, we believe in the de@th penalty and use it. This country has gone insane…the activists judges, the gays, the athiests, communists, marxists, socialists, do gooders, enviormental nutwads, and infilration of muslims in government. No wonder the statue of liberty and American eagle are crying.

      • http://www.facebook.com/wayne.decicco Wayne Decicco

        I believe that if you get 20 yrs. and one day you should get the death penalty . If you get the death penalty right off the bat .you get one appeal , and that must be served within 24 hrs. and then be shot or hanged by the neck until dead…….If the judge wants to give him a sex change he or she should pay for it……

      • 45caliber

        Hummm; Wayne that’s a great idea! Let the judge pay for anything he orders like this! I bet such orders would dry up very quickly!

      • Stuart Shepherd

        You chose the exactly correct word- INSANE. There is no reasoning with or pleading with people (liberals) that have a totally corrupt PREMISE to their thinking and actions. It’s arguably similar to the Civil War (although there, in reality, the North fought to keep the South IN the Union, rather than expel them). I know I would sure fight to expel these liars, cheats, and thieves and animals that would kill their own children or be as sexually degraded as this man.

    • Vigilant

      From http://www.mad.uscourts.gov/boston/wolf.htm

      “Nominated by Ronald Reagan on March 8, 1985, to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333; Confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 1985, and received commission on April 4, 1985.”

      Reagan must be rolling in his grave.

      And if they can do this with incarcerated murderers, imagine the extent to which Obamacare will take things.

      • Jeff

        You are truly a deluded idiot. First, you don’t know anything about the case, and I certainly wouldn’t believe at face value any of the “articles” presented here. Second, you disagree with a judge appointed by Reagan, so you relate it to something completely unrelated concerning Obama. If Rush Limbaugh drove drunk and killed someone would that be Obama’s fault too?

    • noone

      After his sex change, he will probably request a new trial, stating that he is not the man that committed the murder, so the judge will have to let him out of prison.

  • kategray

    The only thing he should get is the Death Penalty. We are already paying just to keep him alive. How much more do you expect the tax-payers are going to take for a MURDERER.

    • Joy Thompson

      That was my thought, also. If there was irrefutable proof that he took a life then his life should be forfeited. To not do that is trivializing life.

    • Tom

      Go ahead and put him to sleep for surgery and leave him there…..for good

  • Ihatesickos

    Maybe they could pay the surgeon to “accidentally” screw up the job (every pun intended) and let him/her/it bleed out on the table. Problem solved.

  • Patriot1776

    It is way past time to clean out the judiciary branch and place judges who understand their role is to uphold to Constitution and the laws of this land, not to create legislation from the bench.

  • Joy Thompson

    What constitutes the “cruel and UNUSUAL punishment” in his case? He is being housed and fed and gets NORMAL medical care. Where is it written that incarcerated felons have the right to their unique interpretation of what is normal? What if one of them decides that his large ears and nose are the reasons he felt bad about himself and so eventually had to take his frustration out on another person? Are we then obligated to fix his ears and nose? What does his DNA say he is? If he’s male then I suppose he could get counseling to help him accept that. Oh wait…that would necessitate paying for mental health professionals. This is a very slippery slope and if common sense doesn’t prevail this will bankrupt the prison system. Oh wait…it already is.

  • BigBadJohn

    Give him a heavy duty rubber band and let him do it himself, Isn’t that how they do it bulls?

    • THG

      I agree John , They said he had already tried to do it himself . I say give him an exacto knife , a rubber band , and a band-aid, and let him at it. Oh yeah , I don’t want to seem cruel , I’d even throw in a couple of asprin for pain, and ice to deaden it. There ! I think that should just about cover it !

  • Baloney Toney Mahoney

    The Mahoney Mans says: Is this fair to all the Law-abiding citizens yearning to change their genders? We’re $16 Trillion in debt, but let’s pay for their sex changes…Yeah, I want my taxpayer going towards this & not to reduce the deficit !!!!!

    BALONEY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • momo

    Just give him a taxpayer funded execution.

    • 45caliber

      This is certainly the best solution I can see to this problem. And I think the judge should be placed in the prison as well for stealing taxpayer money.

  • http://omniv8 pete0097

    Just put him in the general population. He will find out what it means to be a woman.

  • 45caliber

    This will put a lot of women prisoners in danger since he seems to have a problem with real women.

  • Kurt

    Isn’t Massachusetts a great state. We have a nit wit judge ok a sex change for a f**king inmate, we have a lying indian running for senator, we have another senator who looks like he o.d. on botox, we have a gov, who wants to run for the next president that thinks its ok to pay for alcohol and tobacco with EBT cards, and we have a mayor who mumbles so much you can’t understand him. Can any state beat that? Please just nuke us now

    • Joy Thompson

      Without citing the nauseous details…California has you beat. California has everywhere beat. They say that as California goes, so goes the country. I pray not. If so, the United States of America is doomed.

  • http://UKnews MrBop

    From the UK
    Sex change inmate seeks prison move

    A transsexual prisoner serving life for manslaughter and attempted rape committed while she was a man has claimed the refusal to move her to a women’s prison is a violation of her human rights.
    If they would leave Robert in a man’s prison I think his change would be fun for the other men. What he is born as is the kind of prison he should be in. It would be fun to watch just what would happen..It would make a good porn movie..

    Read more: http://www.metro.co.uk/news/709067-sex-change-inmate-seeks-prison-move#ixzz25hW1kC2h

    • 45caliber

      MrBop:

      One thing England does that always annoys me is shown in this article. A man has a sex change operation. In other words, he has a certain piece of dead meat cut off. Then the English start calling him a “she”. He still has male DNA. As far as I’m concerned, HE is still male – with a certain part of his body cut off. Big deal!

  • slapjack

    This BASTARD would be peeing out his nose if I had my way!!!!Just one more reason Federal Judges should be elected by the people not appointed by the elected.

  • Dhip

    There are a bunch of us that could take care of him very quickly, with an ax. Chop, chop and it is accomplished, henceforth squating to pee.

    • Nobody’s Fool

      Let John Bobbitt’s ex-wife loose on him with her little carving knife. She would send him to the tenor section in a heartbeat!!!

      • CHRISTOPHER ALLEN HORTON

        “Nobody’s Fool,”

        I DO NOT THINK IT IS A GOOD IDEA FOR MALES TO BE SO GLEEFUL ABOUT ANOTHER MALE’S PETER BEING CUT-OFF.

        I REMEMBER LISTENING TO TALK RADIO DURING THE John/Lorena Bobbitt FIASCO. MORE THAN NINETY PERCENT OF THE CALLERS WERE MALE – THEY WERE VERY UPSET. THE AVERAGE MALE WOULD RATHER BE SHOT IN THE HEAD, THAN LOSE HIS MOST-PRIZED POSESSION.

  • strighttothepoint

    What gives that judge the right to use tax payers money like that??/that judge is a “TOTAL FLAKE!!!Him standing on the 8th Amendment is down right insane!!!!(I wonder if he thinks of his wife. what about her rights?)instead of a change in sex,he should get a change in address ,From the living to the”DEAD!!!!!”Now that would be taxpayers money at work ,and well spent too!!!!

    • CHRISTOPHER ALLEN HORTON

      “strighttothepoint,”

      TRANSVESTITES AND “PRE-OPERATIVE” TRANSSEXUALS ARE EXTREMELY SELFISH. THEY DO NOT CARE ABOUT THEIR WIVES. WIVES ARE MERELY USED AS, “BEARDS,” FROM THE “GIT-GO.” MANY WIVES’ LIVES HAVE BEEN RUINED BECAUSE OF A HOMOSEXUAL-, TRANSVESTITE- OR “PRE-OPERATIVE-” TRANSSEXUAL HUSBAND.

      THIS IS THE REASON WHY I HATE THOSE WHO LIVE A “bisexual” LIFESTYLE – [Notice, I did not say, bio-sexual orientation]. “Bisexuals” DO GREAT HARM TO THE TWO OTHER PEOPLE IN THEIR TRIANGLE.

  • EricN

    Give him a sex change operation? WTF!!! Considering what he did they should have fried the bastard and saved us all a lot of money.

  • pknosnow

    Garrot it off with a wire like he used on his wife then leave him in the trunk of a car in the mall for recovery.

  • Jefferson Thomas

    A case history that exemplifies the moral rot permeating this country from top to bottom.

    Unless we repent God will have to apologize to Sodom and Gomorrah.

  • Dona McDonald

    I hope they did it without deadening the pain……

  • Rick

    Set his a** in front of a firing squad and stand the judge right next to him. He probably gave judge a BJ. His problem is indenty not sexual, He thinks he is Monica Lewinski. Better Idea BAN lawyers only a lawyer would bring this before the court and only a lawyer would allow it to be heard. Once he was convicted he has no rights to sue or complain about anything he did the crime now let him do the time. perferrably in front of the firing squad.

  • Chester

    Rick, do hope you never NEED a lawyer. Your attitude already says you would be better off gong in front of the judge and throwing yourself on the “mercy” of the court. Oh, for all those demanding instant execution after only one, half-hearted appea before any evidence can be collected, think how many “convicted” killers have been found NOT guilty a number of years later when the guilty party hit the legal system and confessed. I suppose you would rather see a dozen or more innocent people executed rather than maybe let one guilty one go free? That seems to be the general line of all the comments on here. And Rick, how about we make the death penalty mandatory for ALL crimes not committed by the filthy rich, the way it used to be in England, and a good number of other European countries? Pick up a penny from the street you can’t PROVE is yours, hung by the neck until dead. Sit your bottom on someone else’s car, hung immediately after being hauled into court, no trial needed. That does seem to be the justice system you are advocating for.

    • Nobody’s Fool

      Chester, your bleeding liberal fruitcake heart is showing!! You want to save all the criminals but I’ll bet you don’t mind the abortionists chopping up little babies and throwing their little dead bodies in the trash bin!! (After harvesting any body parts that they can sell, of course). Better check your priorities, Chester, before you set all the prisoners loose on society because they MIGHT be innocent VICTIMS of evil rich people. I get so tired of you illogical liberal nutcases. Go away!!!

    • Doug Rodrigues

      Chester, you’ve obviously been reading all the propaganda spewed by the anti-death sentence nuts on the left. Do the research. Name just one person sentenced to death that didn’t do the crime? I’d be curious. If you can do that, I’d consider re-thinking my attitude on the death sentence…but please don’t be quoting a left-wing anti-death sentence website. They have no credibility.

    • 45caliber

      Chester:

      I know of one of those “innocent” prisoners who was released here several years ago. He had been a janitor in a school. One afternoon he caught a 16 year old girl when school let out, dragged her back into the back of an auditorium, raped, and then killed her. He was sentenced to death three separate times. Finally, after about 22 years or so, his lawyer got the SCOTUS to require a fourth trial based on some obscure definition of a law. The prosecutor decided to not go through the trial again since most of the witnesses had either died of old age or moved away from this state and could no longer be found to testify. He was released (and thankfully went to New England). BUT … despite the sites you apparently visit for info … he was NOT innocent! They tried to claim he was to support their cause but he had committed the crime. All evidence and witnesses in the first three trials proved it.

      So I suspect that most of those “innocent” people they insist were on death row actually weren’t innocent. They were released due to a lack of witnesses and the high costs associated with another trial. Forget your argument. So far I’ve never heard of a single innocent person being found on death row anywhere. There are too many appeals and too many additional trials that all find the same thing – they are guilty.

  • SL

    Why not pay for facelifts also…If we the people are ignorant enough to continue electing these officials then we deserve to “Pay the Bills”. Do they have access to SEX in prison?
    What kind of system are we the taxpayers supporting? Wake up America!

  • 45caliber

    I can definately tell that this prison system isn’t in Texas. Look at his hair. In Texas, all prisoners are required to be clean shaven and have hair no longer than crewcuts. This is due to disease and lice. Women are allowed longer hair but no longer than their shoulders. Many women prisoners almost shave their heads too. No prisoner would be allowed to have hair that long. All prisoners here have the same clothing – thin and white. It doesn’t matter what prison it is. No one is allowed to have any ‘feminine’ clothing. Yet in his state – Mass. – he can have long hair and – apparently – women’s clothing.

    I think more states should take a good look at what they allow their prisoners.

  • http://www.facebook.com/benjamin.fox.754 Benjamin Fox

    Cut off his thing, he didn’t know how to use and then call the doctor to come home for dinner and let the SOB bleed to death, that is what should have happened from the beginning.

  • http://gravatar.com/bychoosing Jay

    The country is run by 11 year olds, and they’re all insane!!!

  • Marlene

    He was sentenced to serve TIME? For garroting his wife with a wire? That should have been the death penalty and nothing less. As it is, he shouldn’t be given in to. He’s in no position to make demands and, has the fool looked in a mirror? With a face that ugly, any sane man would look at it, then the penis and feel obliged to Garrot HIM. He’d definitely be a wasted, no discernable return investment. The judge is a nutty Obama supporter, obviously.

  • http://personalliberty.com George Burke

    This is absurd. At what point will our so called protectors protect us from these idiots on the bench. This should not be even a consideration . This idiot judge and this convicted killer should be made cell mates.

  • pebbles

    Is this guy SERIOUS????? Sued claiming cruel and unusual punishment????? What about the life he snuffed out? Does he think that was normal and acceptable? And what about the judge? He is probably boardering on the senile fringe. Don’t the taxpayers in this country have enough to pay for? Look at the illegals we provide with everything imaginable. Quite frankly, this makes me furious, and I think the people of this inmate’s state should revolt and ask for the removal of this judicial idiot. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!!!

  • swampfox

    Freaking perverted judge!
    this is the kind of godless crap you’ll see with a godless heathen Muslim in the white house.
    that judge ought to be fired asap,friggen sick ,just plain sick,
    when this homo appears before Jesus he WILL be a man as he was created to be and will.burn in HELL as.a man,so will that judge(unless they REPENT!)
    just sick!!!!

  • r.p.

    He forfeited his rights when he commited murder. Imprisoning him is in itself an act of forfeiting his rights. The judge has no business granting him rights.

    • Joy Thompson

      You are so right.

  • Hurt Burt

    And the judge solemnly said in a loud and resounding voice…”Bailiff, Whack his PEE-PEE!

    • nnicko

      Yea for cheech & chong….does obozo and joe bite-me look familiar?

  • Chris

    I just sent an email to this judge about this “atrocity” at the taxpayer’s expense. I suggest everyone else does also:

    USDC-BostonWebmaster@mad.uscourts.gov

    • Jade

      Excellent idea. But why not take it a step further and send emails to anyone above him who could do something to have him relmoved from his position. Also to conservative talk show people and news paper columnists.

    • CHRISTOPHER ALLEN HORTON

      “Chris” AND “Jade,”

      THE PROBLEM WITH THAT IS, IF SAME-SEX MARRIAGE IS LEGALIZED NATIONWIDE, “PRE-OPERATIVE” TRANSSEXUALS WILL SOON WANT THEIR RIGHT TO HAVE GENDER-REASSIGNMENT SURGERY NATIONWIDE. IT IS MY UNDERSTANDING ONLY A FEW MEDICAL FACILITIES IN THE COUNTRY CURRENTLY PERFORM THE PROCEDURE. IF “PRE-OPERATIVE” TRANSSEXUALS HAVE THEIR WAY, A FACILITY WOULD HAVE TO EXIST IN EACH STATE; AND, EVENTUALLY, EVERY HOSPITAL IN THE NATION.

      THE KEY IS WRITING CONGRESS AND URGING LAWMAKERS TO “FAIL” THIS SAME-SEX-MARRIAGE INITIATIVE. THIS WOULD TAKE CARE OF ALL THE REST – INCLUDING HOMOSEXUAL ADOPTION OF CHILDREN.

  • Palin16

    I have a simple solution. Just put Lorena Bobbit in his cell for 24 hours.

  • Ghost

    Hahahaha, maybe the judge wants to be her man. Aaah, how sweet, maybe the rest of the fruit loopy liberals should go with the odd couple too. They all should form their own country somewhere else; The Land of Fruit Loops.

  • nnicko

    Opps ! I slipped with the scalpel…….sorry, sorry sorry. Now let me try again, oh by the way, ” I don’t have any malpractice ins.. but that okay, I’ll keep trying. If I don’t get it right, oh by the way, what kind of a dog would you like to look like?

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