We have serial rapists on the reservation — that are non-Indian — because they know they can get away with it. Many of these cases just get dropped. Nothing happens. And they know they’re free to hurt again.

Charon Asetoyer, executive director of the Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center in Lake Andes, S.D.

“It’s immoral that the Congress of the United States would stand there and say that Indian women are less than their white counterparts, that we shouldn’t have the same equal protection under the law.”

How abusers get away with targeting Indian women - Salon.com