Massachusetts Taxpayers to Pay $700,000 to Attorney of Convicted Murderer Who Demands Sex Change Surgery

In 1990, Robert Kosilek strangled his wife Cheryl McCaul.  He was found guilty of murder and sentenced to life without parole.  In 2000, Kosilek demanded that the Massachusetts Department of Corrections pay for him to have a sex change operation since he had been diagnosed with gender identity disorder and thought of himself as female.  When they refused, he filed a lawsuit against them, claiming that they violated his Eighth Amendment rights.  The Eighth Amendment states: “Excessive bail shall Read more […]