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  • You are born a man or a woman, you don't get to choose

    09/24/2014 5:19:18 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 23 replies
    http://themattwalshblog.com/ ^ | September 24, 2014 | Matt Walsh
    Maybe I’m a jerk for picking such a provocative title, or maybe this country is doomed because an utterly self-evident statement of the obvious has become provocative. Maybe both are true. In any case, I want to begin by telling you about a grown adult male who, last week, beat a woman to a bloody pulp in front of a cheering crowd. As he gloated about his physical dominance over this outmatched female, media outlets and advocacy groups hailed him as a pioneer. In fact, beating up women is literally this dude’s job. His latest victim ended up with a...
  • U.S. Supreme Court Gives Broad Reading to Federal Firearm Prohibition for "Domestic Violence"

    03/31/2014 2:54:44 PM PDT · by neverdem · 65 replies
    NRA-ILA ^ | March 28, 2014 | NA
    Since 1996, the so-called "Lautenberg Amendment" (named for its sponsor, Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)), has banned the acquisition or possession of firearms by anyone convicted of a "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence." Applicable crimes are limited to those that have "as an element, the use or attempted use of physical force, or the threatened use of a deadly weapon" and that are committed by persons with a specified relationship to the victim, such as a current or former spouse or a parent. The prohibition applies no matter when the offense occurred and can include convictions that predated the 1996 law....
  • Justices to hear gun ban case

    10/02/2013 12:14:48 PM PDT · by neverdem · 4 replies
    Associated Press ^ | October 1, 2013 | NA
    The Supreme Court will decide whether a man's Tennessee misdemeanor domestic assault plea should ban him from owning a gun. The high court on Tuesday agreed to hear an appeal of James Castleman's case...
  • Obama at LGBT event: Nation at ´turning point´

    06/13/2013 8:42:51 PM PDT · by Nachum · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6/13/13 | Justin Sink
    President Obama told attendees at an LGBT Pride Month celebration that the U.S. needs to get marriage equality "done now," but that he believed the nation had reached a "turning point" on gay rights. "We´re not going to have to wait that long," Obama said. "From Minnesota to Maryland, from the U.S. Senate to the NBA, it´s clear we´ve reached a turning point." The president said that progress could be traced "from the courage of those who stood up." "Eventually America gets it right. That doesn´t mean we can be patient," Obama said.
  • Expert: Women Abuse as Often as Men

    04/29/2013 3:37:53 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 36 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 30/4/13 | Yoni Kempinsky
    Domestic violence is not one-sided, Professor Murray Straus of the University of New Hampshire told Arutz Sheva on Monday. Straus participated at the two-day conference entitled "Violence, Conflicts and Unity in Family Context: A Reappraisal of Therapeutic and Judicial Doctrines." The conference is being held at the Ariel University. Video “The bottom line is that in domestic violence, about the same percentage of women assault their partners as men,” he said. “Women are more often injured, but that doesn’t change the fact that women attack as often as men.” Prof. Straus admitted that he’s been censored in the past for...
  • Truth To VAWA: Libs wink at violence against women

    03/14/2013 7:38:06 PM PDT · by Daniel Clark
    The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | March 14, 2013 | Daniel Clark
    Truth To VAWA: Libs wink at violence against women by Daniel Clark Congressional Republicans’ halfhearted resistance to the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act has been portrayed as evidence of the GOP’s “War on Women” – a campaign that we know exists because Jay Leno’s wife tells him so, and that’s corroboration enough to satisfy most news editors. The bill would have sailed through, if not for the addition of several Democrat amendments. The most controversial of these allows non-Indian men who are accused of assaulting American Indian women on reservations to be tried by the tribal courts, thereby...
  • We are ALL women now! (Vanity regarding the great news!)

    03/10/2013 1:52:29 PM PDT · by MV=PY · 14 replies
    Me | 3/10/2013 | Me
    Hey everyone - great news! We are all women now! Today, Obama signed into law the Violence against Women Act of 2013. Our leaders opened up the scope of the law thus: (13) CIVIL RIGHTS.— (A) NONDISCRIMINATION.—No person in the United States shall, on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity (as defined in paragraph 249(c)(4) of title 18, United States Code), sexual orientation, or disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity funded in whole or in part with...
  • Violence Against Women Act—Passed in GOP-Controlled House—Covers Transgenders

    03/06/2013 1:41:53 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | March 5, 2013 | Matt Cover
    Provisions in the recently passed Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) that single out gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgenders (LGBT) put domestic violence among those groups at the center of the federal effort to address such violence nationwide. After it passed the Democrat-controlled Senate, the Republican leadership brought the bill up for a vote last week in the House and it passed. It has now been sent to President Obama for his signature. The new law does not provide a definition for transgender or bisexual. However, the American Psychological Association defines transgender as “an umbrella term for persons whose gender identity,...
  • North: Sequestration and Stupidity

    03/01/2013 8:46:49 AM PST · by jazusamo · 6 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | March 1, 2013 | Oliver North
    WASHINGTON — The screeching you hear in Washington is the sound of politicians slamming their mouths into reverse as they back away from their previous positions on the misnamed "budget sequester." For weeks now, we have been told that an $85 billion reduction in the rate of increase in federal spending — a 2.4 percent cut — will have devastating consequences for our nation. According to administration spokesmen and supporters, the sequestration means reduced agricultural inspections and the prospect of tainted food, cuts in childhood immunizations and more ill kids, long delays at airport security checkpoints, air traffic disruptions and...
  • Violence Against Women Act Shreds Rights

    03/01/2013 4:38:44 AM PST · by scottfactor · 21 replies
    scottfactor.com ^ | 03/01/13 | Gina Miller
    On Thursday, the House voted to approve the latest incarnation of the Violence Against Women Act. So, it’s a done deal, and it’s not good. Before the vote, national talk radio host Mark Levin, on Wednesday evening, called for House Majority Leader Eric Cantor to step down from the position. Cantor is yet another of the “Republicans” who is fighting against the conservatives in Washington. Levin called for Cantor’s ouster from House leadership after Cantor threatened conservatives who had opposed the new version of the Violence Against Women Act, which now awaits the signature of Barack Obama (or whatever his...
  • House passes Violence Against Women Act after GOP version defeated

    02/28/2013 10:10:24 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 53 replies
    CNN ^ | 02/28/2013 | Tom Cohen
    Washington (CNN) -- Struggling again with an issue important to women and minority groups, House Republicans on Thursday failed to pass their version of a new Violence Against Women Act and then split over a Senate version that won approval with unanimous Democratic support. The votes reflected an emerging political reality in the GOP-led House, with a minority of Republicans joining Democrats to pass legislation supported by the public, including increasingly influential demographics such as Hispanic Americans. By a vote of 166-257, the GOP version failed to win a majority after almost 90 minutes of debate. The House then voted...
  • In Closed-Door Meeting, Cantor Warned of ‘Civil War’

    02/27/2013 5:07:53 PM PST · by bimboeruption · 59 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 2-27-2012 | Katrina Trinko
    House majority leader Eric Cantor is increasingly frustrated with a group of House Republicans who are working against the leadership, and he’s not afraid of voicing his dismay. In a closed-door conference meeting on Wednesday, Cantor told one GOP member that if they blocked the Senate-passed Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) from coming to the floor, they’d cause “civil war” in the ranks. Cantor’s comment irked some Republican aides, who told National Review Online that such strong language is inappropriate. In recent days, some conservatives have been upset about the Senate’s version of VAWA, saying that parts of the bill...
  • Deputies: Woman Attacks Boyfriend With Frying Pan After He Refuses to Let Her Use His Razor

    07/09/2011 12:30:15 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 30 replies
    Naples News ^ | July 8, 2011
    A North Naples woman is accused of hitting her live-in boyfriend on the head with a frying pan after he refused to let her use his razor. Collier County deputies arrested Mary G. Batson, 22, of the 11000 block of Windsong Circle, at home Thursday on a battery charge. Batson’s live-in boyfriend, with whom she has a child, told deputies that his girlfriend became angry with him when he refused to let her borrow his razors to use in the shower. According to the arrest report, Batson began attacking her boyfriend while he attempted to hide the razors in a...
  • Domestic Violence Fairytales Threaten Constitutional Protections

    09/04/2010 9:01:32 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    pajamasmedia.com ^ | 2 September, 2010 | Carey Roberts
    Kristin Ruggiero of New Hampshire figured it would be a slam dunk. The gambit worked like a charm during the divorce hearing; now she would bring the case to criminal court. Her husband Jeffrey, an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard, was an incorrigible batterer, at least that’s what she led to the judge to believe. That got him convicted of criminal threatening, and she won custody of their 7-year-old daughter. But Kristin Ruggiero wasn’t finished. One day, the woman bragged to her startled ex, “I took all your money, I took your daughter, and now I’m going to take...
  • Domestic Violence Fairytales Threaten Constitutional Protections

    09/02/2010 5:21:40 AM PDT · by FreeManDC · 41 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | September 2, 2010 | Carey Roberts
    Kristin Ruggiero of New Hampshire figured it would be a slam dunk. The gambit worked like a charm during the divorce hearing; now she would bring the case to criminal court. Her husband Jeffrey, an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard, was an incorrigible batterer, at least that’s what she led to the judge to believe. That got him convicted of criminal threatening, and she won custody of their 7-year-old daughter. But Kristin Ruggiero wasn’t finished. One day, the woman bragged to her startled ex, “I took all your money, I took your daughter, and now I’m going to take...
  • Marine General Confirms That Americans Fighting Feminist War in Afghanistan

    07/29/2010 1:55:16 PM PDT · by Christian Cage · 13 replies · 2+ views
    The Spearhead ^ | July 29 2010 | Welmer
    I long thought that the feminism that is often used to justify our presence in Afghanistan long after the failure to capture or kill Osama bin-Laden – the longest war in American history – was a cover for something else. However, with Hillary Clinton in charge of the State Department, and now this outrageous statement, I’m not so sure any longer. Although Americans have long justified violence on behalf of women, for example by lynching innocent men – both black and white – in the old South, beating and shooting men in their homes over domestic disputes and other such...
  • Winning the war against men, Part 2

    07/12/2010 11:15:41 AM PDT · by Christian Cage · 26 replies · 1+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | July 12, 2010 | Vox Popoli
    In every large-scale military conflict, there is the macro war and the micro war. While the macro war fought strategically by the generals has a great influence on the micro war fought tactically by the individual soldiers, the two wars are nevertheless distinct from one another and must be contemplated separately. In this second column in the series related to the war against men, I am focused solely on the micro war that is fought in the houses, classrooms, churches and night clubs of America. In the prelude to a battle, the local commander always considers four things. His resources,...
  • The Fight to Stop Violence Against Women Continues

    04/02/2010 10:23:04 PM PDT · by Cindy · 9 replies · 428+ views
    WHITEHOUSE.gov ^ | April 02, 2010 at 05:08 PM EDT | Posted by Lynn Rosenthal
    Note: The following text is a quote: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/04/02/fight-stop-violence-against-women-continues Home • The White House Blog The Fight to Stop Violence Against Women Continues Posted by Lynn Rosenthal on April 02, 2010 at 05:08 PM EDT This week, the Vice President took his commitment to ending violence against women to Peoria, Illinois where he spoke at the Center for the Prevention of Abuse’s Partners in Peace awards. The 1100 member audience was mesmerized by the Vice President’s story about his early efforts to pass the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The first VAWA hearing was held on June 20, 1990, and over...
  • Domestic violence (Editorial by an Ohio Police Chief...Barf Alert)

    03/26/2010 3:18:55 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 45 replies · 605+ views
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | March 26, 2010 | Larry Rinehart
    Domestic violence I am an active advocate against domestic violence and have been since May 12, 2001. In that time I have had the opportunity to speak to more groups of people than I can remember; large and small, adults and students, and all types of civic, social, and church groups. I have given my presentations to literally thousands of people all over this sate. In the course of talking with people before and after my presentations I have come to realize several things that you will not find in the national and local statistics about domestic violence. First, I...
  • Tim Tebow the Abuser and His Poor, Defenseless Mom (“These feminists are not serious people.")

    02/10/2010 7:16:36 AM PST · by FreeManDC · 39 replies · 1,300+ views
    News Real ^ | Feb. 9, 2010 | Susan Venker
    As we all know by now, there was outrage among feminists about CBS allowing the Tim Tebow ad to air during the Superbowl. But that was only the beginning. After the National Organization of Indoctrinated Women saw the commercial and realized it was actually benign, they needed something else to complain about – so they came up with this outlandish notion: “I am blown away at the celebration of the violence against women in it,” she said. “That’s what comes across to me even more strongly than the anti-abortion message. I myself am a survivor of domestic violence, and I...
  • Justice Official Gives Thanks for Bias and Bigotry

    11/30/2009 8:55:54 AM PST · by FreeManDC · 308+ views
    Renew America ^ | November 30, 2009 | Carey Roberts
    Last week we were jolted with the news that the global warming crisis is a hoax, an ideologically-driven scam based on data that have been routinely doctored, selectively presented, and when necessary, furtively disposed of. But there's another global disinformation campaign that is still going strong. It's called the Cult of Domestic Violence. This ruse threatens the very foundation of American society: the traditional family. This past Thursday Catherine Pierce, acting director of the Department of Justice Office of Violence Against Women, issued a Thanksgiving message — now that sounds comforting, doesn't it? Ms. Pierce called for "a national conversation...
  • $4 Billion Abuse Industry Rooted in Deceptions and Lies

    07/01/2009 6:52:46 AM PDT · by FreeManDC · 6 replies · 791+ views
    Renew America ^ | July 1, 2009 | Carey Roberts
    Erin Pizzey is a genial woman with snow-white hair, cherubic cheeks, and an easy smile. It wasn't always that way. The daughter of an English diplomat, she founded the world's first shelter for battered women in 1971. To her surprise, she discovered that most of the women in her shelter were as violent as the men they had left. When Pizzey wrote a book revealing this sordid truth, she encountered a firestorm of protest. "Abusive telephone calls to my home, death threats, and bomb scares, became a way of living for me and for my family. Finally, the bomb squad...
  • Violence Against Accurate Reporting

    06/23/2009 10:26:24 AM PDT · by bs9021 · 1 replies · 281+ views
    Campus Report ^ | June 23, 2009 | Alana Goodman
    Violence Against Accurate Reporting by: Alana Goodman, June 19, 2009 At a June 10th Judiciary Committee hearing on the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), analysis of the current law was punctuated by emotional testimony from women’s advocates, many of whom had personal experience with domestic and sexual violence incidents. Gabrielle Union, a young Hollywood actress, described how she had been attacked and raped at age 19 while she was working in a shoe store. Ann Burke, president and founder of the Lindsay Ann Burke Memorial Fund, detailed her daughter’s tragic murder at the hands of her boyfriend. Collene Campbell, former...
  • Restraining Order Madness

    05/13/2009 7:50:03 AM PDT · by joeu01 · 3 replies · 400+ views
    www.fatherhoodcoalition.org ^ | Feb. 17, 2000 | The Fatherhood Coalition
    Video: http://blip.tv/file/2067272 "Out of Order", a 2000 Chronicle (WCVB-TV) program, highlights the injustice still faced by men and fathers and the destruction caused to normal personal relationships due to the MGL 209a restraining orders. Interviews of The Fatherhood Coalition leader Mark Charalambous, Harry Stewart, Dennis Watts and others.
  • Stimulus Bill has secret VAWA funding of USD 310,000,000

    02/12/2009 1:24:40 PM PST · by mnehring · 11 replies · 1,484+ views
    Happy 2009 and greetings from overseas. I haven’t written in awhile, but here is a hot item: buried in the USD 800 Billion Stimulus Bill where Obama is taking USD 9000 from you and giving it to his friends, is yet another USD 300 Million for radical feminist groups. The NOW sneaked things past some of our watchdogs by deliberately not using the abbreviation VAWA, but instead spelling out Violence Against Women Act. Thus, a search for VAWA won’t find the following on Page 43 and 46 of the Stimulus Bill but the USD 300 Million is listed right there:...
  • Committee approves gun rights bill

    01/20/2009 1:31:06 PM PST · by neverdem · 20 replies · 1,624+ views
    Casper Star-Tribune ^ | January 20, 2009 | BEN NEARY
    <p>CHEYENNE -- A bill that would require Wyoming judges to warn defendants that they would lose their federal gun rights by pleading guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence charges received preliminary approval in the state Senate on Monday.</p> <p>The Senate unanimously approved Senate File 70, sponsored by Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander. The bill would also classify misdemeanor domestic violence as a serious offense requiring defendants to have lawyers.</p>
  • Abused immigrant women fear loss of home (VAWA Fast tracks Illefals for Residency...BARF)

    10/17/2008 8:37:53 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 4 replies · 364+ views
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | October 17, 2008 | Sherri Williams
    Abused immigrant women fear loss of home But deportation won't follow police report, officials say Friday, October 17, 2008 11:17 PM By Sherri Williams THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH Immigrant women who are beaten by their spouses are sometimes reluctant to report abuse, their advocates say, out of fear that the men will be deported. And more might suffer in silence, they say, as federal authorities step up deportation efforts. The women want the violence to stop, but they don't want the family breadwinner and father of their children to leave the country. Also, the women fear being deported themselves. But they...
  • Male Feminist Calls Us the ‘Abuser’s Lobby’ (Father's/Men's Rights)

    09/21/2008 12:22:58 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 4 replies · 148+ views
    Men's News Daily ^ | 2008-09-19 | Glenn Sacks
    Male Feminist Calls Us the ‘Abuser’s Lobby’ 2008-09-19 A reader recently sent me an email exchange between a couple of feminist activists concerning the Violence Against Women Act and its critics. Irene Weiser, Executive Director of Stop Family Violence, wrote: The FR groups are frothing mad over Biden’s selection as VP candidate and have stepped up their activism – Glenn Sacks and Mike McCormick had an op-ed published in the New York Daily News warning readers about embracing Joe Biden (and by implication, not Obama) Other groups have written action alerts or press releases. Male feminist Ben Atherton-Zeman of the...
  • A Great Moment for Women - Why Sarah Palin is good for America

    09/18/2008 6:17:10 PM PDT · by neverdem · 5 replies · 171+ views
    Reason ^ | September 17, 2008 | Cathy Young
    Whatever the outcome of the presidential race, 2008 will be a memorable Year of the Woman. First, Hillary Clinton came close to capturing the Democratic nomination, a feminist dream that failed. Now, there is Sarah Palin as the Republican vice presidential pick: to some a new feminist dream, to others a feminist nightmare—a conservative female politician who embraces a right-wing social agenda, including opposition to abortion. To the contrast between Clinton and Palin, add a contrast between Palin and Democratic vice presidential nominee Senator Joseph Biden, himself a player in gender politics as the champion of a major piece of...
  • (Feminazi Flunky Alert): Biden selection is bad news for America's fathers

    09/09/2008 8:23:54 AM PDT · by Publius804 · 9 replies · 218+ views
    www.mercurynews.com ^ | 09/02/2008 | Mike McCormick and Glenn Sacks
    Opinion: Biden selection is bad news for America's fathers By Mike McCormick and Glenn Sacks Special to the Mercury News Article Launched: 09/02/2008 08:51:19 PM PDT When Democratic Party presidential candidate Barack Obama announced his selection of Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., as his vice-presidential candidate, one of the two pieces of Biden legislation he saluted was the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. Biden, who has long been the principal architect of federal domestic violence policy, spearheaded two subsequent re-authorizations and calls the act "what I'm most proud of in my entire career." Biden means well, but he has consistently...
  • Biden’s nomination allows us to put his VAWA law in a national spotlight

    09/09/2008 7:56:51 AM PDT · by Publius804 · 70+ views
    mensnewsdaily.com ^ | 2008-08-23 | John Maguire
    John Maguire Biden’s nomination allows us to put his VAWA law, and all its family-killing provisions, in a national spotlight. (High-five!) 2008-08-23 at 3:25 am · Filed under Vox Populi As many readers know, Sen. Joseph Biden’s office has been in the front of the VAWA debacle. He is running for higher office, and the issue of whether VAWA has done good for people or bad for people is now real. This is a dynamite chance to state our piece on all the destruction, child depression, and injustice Biden has helped bring about. We can put out information saying that...
  • Abuse Shelter Scandals Raise Questions about Sen. Biden’s Legislative Accomplishments

    08/26/2008 8:47:58 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 90+ views
    Men's News Daily ^ | 2008-08-26 | NA
    Abuse Shelter Scandals Raise Questions about Sen. Biden’s Legislative Accomplishments 2008-08-26 at 9:10 am · WASHINGTON – Following the selection of Sen. Joseph Biden as Barack Obama’s running mate, public attention has focused primarily on Biden’s foreign policy expertise. But more focus should be placed on Biden’s signature legislation, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and the problems it has engendered, groups say. VAWA authorizes federal funding for abuse shelters and other abuse-prevention programs. But a series of high-profile scandals at VAWA-funded shelters raise questions about Biden’s legislative accomplishments: – In Arizona, a 26-year-old female resident at the Brewster Center...
  • Sen. Biden’s VAWA Cover-Up

    08/26/2008 10:58:25 AM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 9 replies · 170+ views
    Men's News Daily ^ | August 25, 2008 | Carey Roberts
    Sen. Biden’s VAWA Cover-Up 2008-08-25 at 2:30 pm · Amidst the hoopla surrounding Sen. Joseph Biden’s ascendancy to the right hand of Barack Obama, something was curiously missing. Over the last 15 years, Biden has repeatedly bragged to his friends and colleagues, “What I’m most proud of in my entire career is the Violence Against Women Act.” So why no mention of his legislative pride-and-joy amidst the flurry of text messages, press releases, and staged public appearances? The answer is, VAWA has become something of an embarrassment to the good senator. The Violence Against Women Act and related laws extract...
  • Obama/Biden: Escalating the War on Fathers and Families

    08/24/2008 1:45:30 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 32 replies · 458+ views
    Men's News Daily ^ | 2008-08-24 | Gordon E. Finley, Ph.D.
    Obama/Biden: Escalating the War on Fathers and Families 2008-08-24 at 8:21 am · Tragically — but true to the radical feminist agenda — the Obama/Biden Democratic ticket portends an escalating war on boys, men, fathers, and families. On Father’s Day 2008, Sen. Obama could have spoken on any number of topics. His choice was to castigate African-American fathers and blame fathers, and fathers alone, for the ills of the African-American family. He called upon African-American fathers to be more involved in their children’s lives (certainly a worthwhile call) but he also castigated them for failing to endorse “responsible fatherhood” which...
  • Will YOU Elect GynObama & VAWA Joe? (Violence Against Women Act)

    08/24/2008 9:05:11 AM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 24 replies · 304+ views
    Men's News Daily ^ | 2008-08-23 | Marc H. Rudov
    Will YOU Elect GynObama & VAWA Joe? 2008-08-23 at 7:55 pm · Biggest Setback to Men in US History Attention all men: do a quick testicular self-exam. That space you feel between your legs means that Barack Obama and Joe Biden — both on record as ballbusting misandrists — will easily convince you to send them to the White House. If you enable their victory, you will cause the biggest setback to men in US history. It is Saturday morning, August 23, 2008. All the networks are atwitter about Barack Obama choosing Joe Biden to be his veep. Fawning reporters...
  • Biden’s nomination allows us to put his VAWA law in a national spotlight.

    08/23/2008 8:51:50 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 20 replies · 165+ views
    Men's News Daily ^ | August 23, 2008 | John Maguire
    Biden’s nomination allows us to put his VAWA law, and all its family-killing provisions, in a national spotlight. (High-five!) 2008-08-23 As many readers know, Sen. Joseph Biden’s office has been in the front of the VAWA debacle. He is running for higher office, and the issue of whether VAWA has done good for people or bad for people is now real. This is a dynamite chance to state our piece on all the destruction, child depression, and injustice Biden has helped bring about. We can put out information saying that Joe Biden has to answer for the family destruction his...
  • McCain camp cites Biden's experience critique of Obama

    08/22/2008 11:58:31 PM PDT · by hole_n_one · 20 replies · 188+ views
    Politico.com ^ | 8/23/08 | y Jonathan Martin
    McCain camp cites Biden's experience critique of Obama With Biden emerging as a  veep favorite in recent days, the McCain camp has had plenty of time to shape their first attack. And right out of the gates tonight, they're using the Delaware senator's primary season criticism of Obama's inexperience to drive a wedge between the yet-to-be announced Democratic ticket.  “There has been no harsher critic of Barack Obama’s lack of experience than Joe Biden," said McCain spokesman Ben Porritt in a statement.   "Biden has denounced Barack Obama’s poor foreign policy judgment and has strongly argued in his own words what Americans...
  • Finally It Happens: New York City Lawyer Challenges VAWA in Federal Court

    03/03/2008 11:47:34 AM PST · by paltz · 5 replies · 108+ views
    mensnewsdaily.com ^ | February 21, 2008 at 3:22 pm | Jim Peterson
    Federal lawsuit charges parts of the Violence against Women Act are unconstitutional.Attorney Roy Den Hollander filed on February 14th, a suit in the U.S. Southern District Court of N.Y. attacking sections of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and other U.S. statutes for violating the Constitutional rights of American men who marry alien females. The defendants are the United States of America, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Executive Office of Immigration Review, No. 08 CV 01521. Roy Den Hollander is the sole plaintiff. Hollander has also sued in a New York State court to have Ladies Nights declared...
  • VAWA Gives More Rights to Illegals than Citizens

    09/19/2007 9:05:59 AM PDT · by FreeManDC · 6 replies · 124+ views
    Renew America ^ | September 19, 2007 | Carey Roberts
    Attention, ladies of the world: The U.S. Congress has now granted you the Keys to Kingdom that will unlock the door to U.S. citizenship, a good-paying job, and tons of free services. Here's how it works. First, get into the United States, anyway you can. If you're going to do it legally, a Temporary Worker visa is the easiest way. But why bother with the paperwork, just walk across the border when they're looking the other way! Next, you need to find a man. Do it quickly before they can deport you. And preferably a guy who can't afford his...
  • VAWA Casts A Long Shadow Over The Duke Fiasco

    04/24/2007 5:18:46 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 10 replies · 622+ views
    Men's News Daily ^ | 24 April 2007 | Carey Roberts
    VAWA Casts a Long Shadow over the Duke Fiasco April 24, 2007 at 4:55 pm · Was prosecutor Michael Nifong simply an over-rated ambulance chaser who rose to his level of incompetence? Was he a scheming opportunist who needed to boost his flagging re-election chances? Or did his dogged prosecution of the Duke Three reflect a deeper, more systemic problem in our criminal justice system? Here’s the dirty little secret of D.A.s who prosecute sexual assault and domestic violence cases: many of the claims they pursue are as flaky as a pie crust and their chances of winning a jury...
  • How VAWA separates children from fathers

    02/13/2007 4:14:06 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 5 replies · 330+ views
    News By Us ^ | 02/13/2007 | Don Mathis
    The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was designed in 1994 to give additional protection to women who were battered by their intimate partners. The VAWA has since evolved into a billion-dollar-a-year boondoggle that looks the other way on female batterers and punishes men for acts they did not commit. Companion laws to the VAWA, such as the Victims of Crime Act and Family Violence Prevention and Services Act, funnel about $1 billion a year to provide victim services and enhance law enforcement efforts. The VAWA has also spawned the passage of about 1,500 state-level laws and programs. The VAWA establishes...
  • U.S. Set to Begin a Vast Expansion of DNA Sampling

    02/05/2007 2:09:25 PM PST · by neverdem · 15 replies · 916+ views
    NY Times ^ | February 5, 2007 | JULIA PRESTON
    The Justice Department is completing rules to allow the collection of DNA from most people arrested or detained by federal authorities, a vast expansion of DNA gathering that will include hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants, by far the largest group affected. The new forensic DNA sampling was authorized by Congress in a little-noticed amendment to a January 2006 renewal of the Violence Against Women Act, which provides protections and assistance for victims of sexual crimes. The amendment permits DNA collecting from anyone under criminal arrest by federal authorities, and also from illegal immigrants detained by federal agents. Over the...
  • O’Reilly Accuses Limbaugh Prosecutor of Cover-up

    08/17/2006 5:19:51 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 32 replies · 2,697+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 8/17/06 | NewsMax
    The prosecutor who vigorously pursued the case against conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh has been accused of going easy on a wealthy Democrat accused of sex crimes with kids. Billionaire Palm Beach financier Jeffrey Epstein, 53, was indicted last month on a charge of felony solicitation of prostitution. But Palm Beach County Police Chief Michael Reiter wanted Epstein to be charged with the more serious crime of sexual activity with minors. Florida State Attorney Barry Krischer of Palm Beach County rejected that call – even though police believe Epstein regularly brought girls as young as 14 to his mansion for...
  • Gals gone whack-y - Many abuse males: survey

    05/26/2006 9:36:18 AM PDT · by neverdem · 69 replies · 2,803+ views
    NY DAILY NEWS ^ | May 24th, 2006 | JORDAN LITE
    Many abuse males: survey Women are as violent as their male companions - and sometimes more so, according to a controversial study presented yesterday at a domestic violence conference in Manhattan. The survey of 13,600 college students came to the surprising conclusion that in the majority of abusive relationships, women are the perpetrators at least as often as they are the victims of violence. About one-third of students in 32 countries said they assaulted their partner in a survey conducted by the Family Research Laboratory at the University of New Hampshire. In 69% of cases, both men and women were...
  • Violence Against Women Act abuses the rights of men

    05/26/2006 9:26:14 AM PDT · by neverdem · 7 replies · 607+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | May 15, 2006 | Phyllis Schlafly
    In January, President George W. Bush signed the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act without public debate, even though evidence has surfaced that Congress should have examined before the law was extended. The act, which costs nearly $1 billion per year, is one of the major ways former President Bill Clinton bought the support of radical feminists. Why Republicans passed this bill is a mystery. It's unlikely that the feminists who will spend all that money will ever vote Republican. Passage of the Violence Against Women Act was a major priority of the American Bar Association for whose members...
  • On March 6th, American males must submit US Gov paperwork to be introduced to foreign women

    02/14/2006 6:12:25 AM PST · by GermanBusiness · 406 replies · 4,482+ views
    The Violence Against Women Act signed by President Bush on Jan. 5 contains an almost unnoticed attachment. Subtitle D, also known as the International Marriage Broker Regulation Act of 2005 (IMBA), will become law when VAWA is enacted. The IMBA is an ostensibly noble measure with a surprising and ominous twist. The scant attention directed toward the IMBA has been positive. A headline in Washington State's The Daily Herald announced, "Mail-order brides gain protection" with the subtitle "The mother of a murdered immigrant hopes that pending federal legislation will keep foreign brides from abuse, neglect and slavery." The "murdered immigrant"...
  • Women Who Make the World Worse

    12/31/2005 11:46:46 AM PST · by Lorianne · 69 replies · 2,481+ views
    National Review Online ^ | 29 December 2005 | Kathryn Jean Lopez /Kate O'Beirne
    "They talk "freedom of choice," but feminists are too contemptuous of dissenting women to allow them to choose freely how to live their lives without ridicule and disdain," Kate O'Beirne writes in her new book, Women Who Make the World Worse: and How Their Radical Feminist Assault Is Ruining Our Schools, Families, Military, and Sports. And she would know. Having taken on some feminist stalwarts on Capitol Hill and the likes of Crossfire, Kate puts a final (or so we can hope) nail in feminism's coffin in her new book, calling their bad ideas out with facts and figures and...
  • CPTV Show Earns A Rebuke

    12/14/2005 6:19:30 PM PST · by Fido969 · 1 replies · 273+ views
    Hartford Courant ^ | December 14, 2005 | ROGER CATLIN
    CPTV Show Earns A Rebuke PBS Ombudsman Criticizes Child-Support Documentary December 14, 2005 By ROGER CATLIN, Courant TV Critic The new ombudsman for PBS wasn't going to start his work until later this month. But criticism of a nationally distributed documentary, co-produced by Connecticut Public Television this fall, got him started early. "Breaking the Silence: Children's Stories," which aired in October, "was a flawed presentation," Michael Getler concluded in his first report as Public Broadcasting Service ombudsman Dec. 2. He hadn't intended to write his first report until Dec. 20 but he wanted to respond "while the events are still...
  • Father's bid to have son returned is stymied (VAWA at work)

    12/09/2005 7:40:49 AM PST · by Fido969 · 26 replies · 1,222+ views
    Kennebeck Journal ^ | December 08, 2005 | DOUG HARLOW
    Thursday, December 08, 2005 Father's bid to have son returned is stymied By DOUG HARLOW Staff Writer E-mail this story to a friend NORRIDGEWOCK -- Bruce Holt of Martin Stream Road says the city of Elizabethtown, Ky., must have a saying similar to the half-joking "Welcome to Maine, now go home." The Elizabethtown version, he said, goes something like: "Welcome to Hardin County -- good luck getting your son back." Holt, along with his brother Eric Holt and nephew Dana Knight, traveled 1,300 miles by car to Elizabethtown, 44 miles south of Louisville, this past week to bring Holt's 7-month-old...
  • V-Day 2006 announced: Vagina Warriors - The New Revolution

    12/05/2005 3:52:29 PM PST · by Diago · 17 replies · 1,444+ views
    1. V-Day 2006 announced: Vagina Warriors - The New Revolution 2. Founder of The First V-Day Safe House Agnes Pareyio Named the United Nations in Kenya Person of the Year 3. Send A Message To U.S. Congress To Reauthorize VAWA This Year 1. V-Day 2006 Announced: Vagina Warriors - The New Revolution In 2006, there will be a "new revolution." V-Day, the global movement to end violence against women and girls founded by playwright Eve Ensler, today announced "Vagina Warriors: The New Revolution" as the theme for the movement's 2006 campaigns and grassroots events. From Dar es Salaam to Charlotte,...