53-Year-Old Native Woman Attacked in California
As politicians in Washington D.C. continue to argue over details of the Violence Against Women Act, Native women continue to be the victims of attacks at a high rate. The Fresno Bee is reporting that the Visalia police have identified a woman found unconscious outside a restaurant in downtown Visalia, California but are not releasing her name as she may have been a victim of sexual assault. The woman is a 53-year-old American Indian woman, that was identified through fingerprints as she remains in critical condition at a Fresno hospital with head and facial injuries. The attack is still under investigation. Read The Fresno Bee article here.