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Men's groups cite spousal assault bias
Thursday, September 5, 2002, Robert Remington, National Post
Double standard in abuse cases: Study
Thursday, September 5, 2002, Nelly Elayoubi, Ottawa Sun
Yep...the bias is there. However, this was a formal study of police data in Edmonton.

Learning about courts the hard way
Saturday, September 28, 2002, Dave Brown, The Ottawa Citizen
Heart wrenching article about another child run over by the out-of-control excuse for courts in this country. Why do judges sound so surprised and hurt by the lack of esteem they are held in the eyes of the public when they behave so badly?

Canadians ignorant of justice issues: poll
Sunday, September 15, 2002, Janice Tibbetts, The Ottawa Citizen
With society falling around them, and children so totally messed up through they entire lives, it is hard to see any "justice", let alone to know where to start. But that is what it is with the dictatorship of judges and bureaucrats.

You think we're unfair? Tough 
Tuesday, September 10, 2002, Sue Cameron, The Times
Trapped in the immoral maze
Monday, September 9, 2002, Sue Cameron, The Times
Great exerts from a new book on the tyranny of the UK bureaucracy. Articles do include the UK child support agency.

Some parents should be asked about the stress on judges
Sunday, September 8, 2002, Dave Brown, The Ottawa Citizen
Stress on judges nothing compared to the stress on parents, and on their children.
Judges live in torment, study finds
Wednesday, August 14, 2002, Kirk Makin, The Globe and Mail
Nothing like the pain and damage they inflect in family law. However, the examples given are all gruesome criminal law cases, so maybe the family law guys are just happy with their destruction.

Basile studied restraining orders
Thursday, September 5, 2002, Mary Jo Hill, Worcester Telegram
Great studies -- should be available soon.

For men only
Tuesday, September 3, 2002, Katherine Dedyna, Victoria Times Colonist
A shelter project in Victoria, BC.

Cops say Mom killed Newborn in Basement
Monday, September 30, 2002, Larry Celona and Roosevelt Joseph, New York Post
Baby died of multiple skull factures and brain damage.

Two years of house arrest for knife attack on husband
Monday, September 30, 2002, Toronto Star
Ethel Glendinning stabbed her husband 5 times -- and that is worth staying at home. One wonders if things worked both ways. Certainly, if she was having an affair even a slap, as with Ralph Hadley, would be punished with jail. Is this an indication of a double standard?

Girl abducted to Iran amid breakup
Monday, September 30, 2002, Dale Anne Freed, Toronto Star
Another man reacts will full knowledge of divorce. Note that there are no court orders being violated here -- but Toronto Star's bias calls this an abduction, which it is not. We would note however, that this child needs both parents so, while the laws are complied with, this stealing of children is damaging.
Hunt on for dad, daughter
Monday, September 30, 2002, Kevin Masterman, Toronto Sun
Now here is the Sun. Same story and they know what a crime is. The police and the Star are still getting it wrong. Dad got it wrong differently.

Father kills girl, 5, and himself
Monday, September 30, 2002, Rob Lamberti, Toronto Sun
Man kills self, daughter in garage
Monday, September 30, 2002, Cal Millar, Toronto Star
Man breaks down given his knowledge of what happens in divorce. This is no jealousy of losing a wife -- this is the despair of what the courts will do. Chalk up another two bodies to the lawyers and judges. Note parents: this is wrong, your children deserve better and better is the both of you alive. It is you two that are important here, not the judges, not the lawyers, not the industry. Help the kids -- always.

Davis vetoes tests to ID dads
Sunday, September 29, 2002, Jasmine Lee, Daily Breeze
California Governor Gray Davis prevents men from having any defence against paternity fraud -- and chooses to rob children of their real father assisting gold-digging women. Please note: this decision IS gender based.

Mother bludgeons her children
Saturday, September 28, 2002, Dan Mcdougall,The Scotsman
Another single mother, Ann Gilmour, beats her children with a hammer. Six year old Erin is dead, and 10 year old Louise is in critical condition.

Beating Video Mom Faces New Charge
Saturday, September 28, 2002, Associated Press
Mom now charged with "false informing".
Experts Explain Toogood's Culture
Wednesday, September 25, 2002, Lisa Falkenberg, Associated Press
"Experts" try to excuse Toogood.
Mother Arraigned in Video Beating
Monday, September 23, 2002, Tom Coyne, Associated Press
Toogood gets arraigned.
Mother in videotaped beating says she was upset
Monday, September 23, 2002, USA Today
If she wasn't upset before, she should be finding out how upset the "justice" system can make you.
Mom Surrenders After Hitting Child
Sunday, September 22, 2002, Tom Coyne, Associated Press
Mom, Madelyn Gorman Toogood, who gets caught beating her daughter gets caught. Idiotic courts are consistent her however, they traumatise the little girl in order that she not be with her father, with her family. One wonders who is the most abusive to this poor little girl.
Woman sought in beating to turn self in
Saturday, September 21, 2002, Toronto Sun
Woman who beat her child and had it taped is apparently preparing to turn it in.

Thrill-kill suspects cool in court
Saturday, September 28, 2002, Brodie Fenlon, Toronto Sun
Killer girls don't react in court.
School absorbs news of charges
Friday, September 27, 2002, Betsy Powell, Toronto Star
Hmmm...school figures most of its female students are not out to kill. One would hope so.
Girls try thrill kill
Thursday, September 26, 2002, Jonathan Kingstone, Toronto Sun
"We're going to have to kill him."
Cabbie's attackers on 'mission to kill': police
Thursday, September 26, 2002, Bob Mitchell, Toronto Star
Two teenage girls, 16 and 17, decide to kill a Mississauga cabbie -- and almost succeed.

Where have all the babies gone?
Thursday, September 26, 2002, Darren Yourk, The Globe and Mail
Canada's "justice" system leaves its legacy -- two generations of Canadians who understand that having children will only be slavery and despair -- well, for single mothers only one is needed to get the welfare.

'Few' T.O. domestic murders
Thursday, September 26, 2002, Kim Bradley, Toronto Sun
The number of Toronto's domestic homicides not up -- but Ontario's is. Yeah, right.
Spousal homicide increase bucks trend
Thursday, September 26, 2002, Heather Sokoloff, National Post
Having looked at these, there is something fishy. Really, only Ontario shows any increase -- and almost all of that in the category of cohabitting spouses. More on this later.
Homicides by spouses on the rise
Thursday, September 26, 2002, Toronto Star
Spousal murder rate jumps in 2001
Wednesday, September 25, 2002, Toronto Star
The spousal data still is quite strange. If the Ontario numbers are correct the police would have to mre than doubled the number of charges against men killing their partners. However, in Toronto, Peel, Hamilton and Windsor that has not been the case in the police stats.

Court program aims to assist hostile parents
Wednesday, September 25, 2002, Rebekah Scott, The Blade (Toledo)
While a good sounding idea, those who have used this type of technique will tell you that if there are no consequences to breaking non-cooperation the whole thing is a joke.

Baltimore Woman Indicted In Fatal Stabbing
Tuesday, September 24, 2002, WBAL
Quintina Penn charged with killing her boyfriend, Kenneth Rollins.

Drop in murder rate called an illusion
Monday, September 23, 2002, Adrian Humphreys, National Post
Argument is that it is not that less people are tyring to kill each other, it is just that medicine saves more of the losers of the violence.

Woman admits trying to hire hitman
Monday, September 23, 2002, BBC News
Well, of course, use the ex's money and.... Well, Shelley Molyneux decided to hire a male cop. Bad move, it appears.

Tycoon wants his pardon back
Monday, September 23, 2002, Dale Brazao and Patricia, Toronto Star
One of the dads persecuted by the Toronto Star and his very rich ex, is back in the news. One of the others is dead, and the Star hides that one. See the information on on the suicide of Mr. Davids elsewhere on the site.

Police: Abingdon Woman Shoots Man; Kills Self
Monday, September 23, 2002, WBAL
Tonya Massey shoots and wounds her ex-husband, Robert Binkley, while picking up their son. Then she kills herself. Not quite a murder suicide -- but unusual in that it was the murder part that did not succeed.

Teacher jailed for student kidnap
Saturday, September 21, 2002, Daily Telegraph (Sydney)
Tanya Hadden gets 5-12 years in jail for kidnapping and raping a 15 year-old boy. Of course, Judge Joseph Bonaventure turns around and suspends almost all the sentence so she is immediately released. Such is justice? This judge calls being a teacher a "sacred trust", but is clearly not aware that a judicial appointment is as well.
Sex with teen costly
Friday, September 20, 2002, Toronto Sun
This sex assault is not her first. However, the rap is really less than 30 days.

Mother's love potent, but if fathers aren't there ...
Thursday, September 19, 2002, Garth George, New Zealand Herald
More and more media are admitting the obvious, rather than relying on the crap machine. Abigail Fagan should learn that.

Tot's babysitters sought
Friday, September 20, 2002, Rob Lamberti, Toronto Sun
Net widens for witnesses in the death of poor little Adrianna Maria Henriques DaSilva.
Manslaughter rap
Tuesday, September 17, 2002, Sam Pazzano and Jason Tchir, Toronto Sun
Mother of 2-year-old charged with manslaughter
Tuesday, September 17, 2002, Gay Abbate, The Globe and Mail
Police actually lay a proper charge against Clara DaSilva for killing this little child.
In jail, mom to miss tot's funeral
Saturday, September 14, 2002, Sam Pazzano, Toronto Sun
Mom does not appear to have even asked.
Bail delayed in baby death
Saturday, September 14, 2002, Toronto Star
Clara Dasilva's 2 year-old dead of dehydration after being locked alone in an apartment without water for at least 12 hours. This, of course, is not a homicide, but a lesser charge of criminal negligence -- but this was too purposeful to have been a "mistake".
Tot dies alone in apartment
Thursday, September 12, 2002, Jonathan Kingstone, Toronto Sun
Mother arrested after tot dies
Thursday, September 12, 2002, Gay Abbate, The Globe and Mail
Shades of Rei Fujii, Carla DaSilva kills her little two year-old girl, Adrianna DaSilva. At least this mother called the ambulance -- Fujii did not even have the decency to do that.

Marriage keeps you sane
Wednesday, September 18, 2002, Carol Nader, The Age
"The report, to be released today, shows that women who are married, have children and who are in the workforce are the least likely to suffer mental disorders, while unmarried, childless, unemployed men are the most at risk." The report says a lot more than this.

More suicides under Conservative rule
Wednesday, September 18, 2002, BBC News
An interesting observation. Suicide is usually associated with the destruction of hope. Does this mean that all those who hoped for an answer from UK conservatism lost all hope when they found that politicians and bureaucrats are all the same? Or does a conservative government last forever.
'He felt he could not survive in this world'
Monday, September 16, 2002, Matthew Hill, BBC News
A 20-year old male victim of bullying.
Suicide strategy published
Monday, September 16, 2002, BBC News
UK strategy to reduce suicides. The question is whether there will be any attempt to help all the men who have found that the "new society's" life is hopeless -- or will their bodies continue to pile up.

Dirty Dealings Kill Men's Panel
Tuesday, September 17, 2002, Wendy McElroy, Fox News
New Hampshire courageously forms the first state-level commission on the status of men in the United States. New Hampshire Governor Jeanne Shaheen and the women's commission murder it with supposed stealth. It is good to remember those who cannot face truth, but must skulk and plot in the dark.

Feminism's Slide Since September 11
Tuesday, September 17, 2002, Cathy Young, Reason Magazine
The gender feminists dive towards oblivion, and Young tells it like it is.

Psychiatrists Discuss Divorce, Disruptive Behavior
Tuesday, September 17, 2002, Sophia Glezos Voit, NIH Record
U.S. Government admits that divorce-related problems in the children are often the results of a parent's problems: "Menvielle, whose recent presentation was on the effects of divorce on children, confirmed that marital breakup isn't ever easy on anyone. But when parting parents put children in the middle, work against or undermine each other and compete with one another, they can expect their offspring to suffer — whether emotionally or behaviorally — he said."

Welfare promotes marriage
Monday, September 16, 2002, Cheryl Wetzstein, The Washington Times
A sensible decision. Divorce is a quick way onto welfare -- with rich lawyers, judges, psychologists and assorted vultures laughing all the way to the bank.

Break for killer mom never given to father
Sunday, September 15, 2002, Thane Burnett, Toronto Sun
There is that old double standard in action again.

Skills rhetoric doesn't match the reality
Saturday, September 14, 2002, Mindelle Jacobs, Edmonton Sun
The government of Canada messes with immigrants dreams, hopes and skills (while destroying their families too).

Mother of dead baby faces drug charges
Saturday, September 14, 2002, Jonathan Kingstone, Toronto Sun
Mother in probe faces drug charges
Saturday, September 14, 2002, Michelle Shephard, Toronto Star
Mom, Carrie Munshaw, arrested on drug charges. Heh, killing the kid is way down the line for a mother. Two other children had been previously removed. Some dotty family law judge must have figured third time luck with a pusher -- and these judges are entrusted with the welfare of children. It explains a lot of deaths.
Police investigating death of 6-week-old boy
Friday, September 13, 2002, Dale anne freed, Toronto Star
Boy, released by the Children's Aid Society into the care of a mother who was supposed to be leiving with her aunt, dies oF dehydration two days later with mom living elsewhere. Stringent family law conditions -- rarely enforced against women. Of course, there are no charges so far. Would Dad have ever seen his child again is the parental roles had been reversed?
Police look into baby's death
Thursday, September 12, 2002, Michelle Shephard, Toronto Star
CAS returns 6 week-old to mom....and the child dies. Good thing no danger there.

Kerkorian Ex-Wife Gets Little More
Saturday, September 14, 2002, Associated Press
Goldbricker takes even more...with the blessings of the court as accomplice -- this time in the person of Judge Lee Edmon.
New thread adds drama to divorce
Wednesday, May 22, 2002, Araminta Wordsworth, National Post
Stephen Bing claims his privacy was invaded by identifying him as the father of Kerkorian's wife's child -- while she was married to Kerkorian. What a lovely bunch of cukoo-nuts.
Billionaire's paternity fight heats up
Saturday, May 18, 2002, National Post
Kirk Kerkorian identifies movie producer Steve Bing as the father of the little daughter of his ex-wife, Lisa Bonder Kerkorian -- not stopping her from gold-bricking and seeking truckloads of cash from Kerkorian.
Kerkorian's former wife faked DNA paternity test
Tuesday, March 26, 2002, Araminta Wordsworth, National Post
Not the dad, still pay and pay. Support is not from the father to the child, it is from the courts to women -- and children are simply weapons. Rich or poor, the farce and the fraud is still the same.
Wife's child support claims total US$324,000 a month
Tuesday, March 26, 2002, Araminta Wordsworth, National Post
Kerkorian Ordered to Pay Bills
Saturday, March 23, 2002, Associated Press
Kerkorian Challenges Paternity Claim
Friday, March 22, 2002, The Washington Post

Teacher on sex rap
Thursday, September 12, 2002, Himan Ediriweera and Alan Cairns, Toronto Sun
Teacher charged with sex assault
Thursday, September 12, 2002, Bob Mitchell, Toronto Star
Teacher Elizabeth Ann Carter is accused of sexual exploitation and sexual assault of a 17 year old male student.

A warm-up could lead to a big night in the bedroom
Thursday, September 12, 2002, Julie Robotham, The Age
Like all animals, human women do go into heat. This is a surprise? Next thing we will here is that there is PMS too! The articles is really a brief discussion as to whether socialisation has over-powered biology.

Now here's a trick: A magician will make a lawyer disappear
Thursday, September 12, 2002, Dave Brown, The Ottawa Citizen
I wonder how many people have sent some suggestions as to lawyers to disappear next.

Lawrence County judges free 37 child-support offenders
Thursday, September 12, 2002, Jan Ackerman, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The unconstitutional nature of the American "enforcement" techniques are starting to be recognised.

Mom gets 8 years for tot deaths
Tuesday, September 10, 2002, Kevin Martin, Toronto Sun
A clear and concise description of the crime, but with the excuses that don't match. Not that many desparate people go on a drug and sex romp for 10 days knowing that the children will die -- and having returned halfway through already. The sentence is still light.
Calgary mother gets 8 years
Monday, September 9, 2002, The Globe and Mail
Killer Mom, Rei Fujii, gets 8 years -- sort of. If you read this, it appears that her time in hospital count and she is walking. Two little children are not worth much in Canada. Of course, neither parent was any winner. However, note how Justice Peter Martin decides to blame the father who was trying to find his children with abandoning and not caring about the children, one Fujii hid them. However Martin sympathises with Fujii's "distress" when she takes off for drugs and sex purposefully fully aware that the children would die. You really wonder which side of the bench has the more pathetic elements.
'I tried my best to become a good mother to my babies'
Friday, June 21, 2002, Mayumi Futamura and Jason van Rassel, Calgary Herald
Apparent attempt to justify the unjustifiable. At this point the papers stopped tracking the story. One expects that nothing much will befall Fujii -- after all she killed only children. Women can kill with relative impunity in Canada.
Mom partied while babies starved, court told
Friday, June 21, 2002, Daryl Slade, Edmonton Journal
Mother partied while babies died
Friday, June 21, 2002, Daryl Slade, Calgary Herald
Mom took off for sex for 10 days, lied about the children, and let them die horribly of thirst.
Babies starved to death while mom partied
Friday, June 21, 2002, Judy Monchuk, Times Colonist (Victoria)
Babies who "cramped mom's style" died when left alone in Calgary apartment
Thursday, June 20, 2002, Judy Monchuk, Canadian Press
Court hears of Rei Fujii's actions in killing and disposing of her children.
Fujii murder case moved to June 20
Thursday, June 13, 2002, Calgary Herald
Murderer, Rei Fujii, gets her court appearance delayed again. (articles from June-August, 2001, apparent pleading in April 2002).

Lawyers taking a collaborative approach
Monday, September 9, 2002, Terrence Belford, The Globe and Mail
Sounds nice, but if the courts keep the current power imbalances in place, these are totally useless. I would note that the lawyers sites are all covered with how much more income they will get from collaborative law, rather than the amounts that they currently gouge from their family law clients. If the lawyer gets paid more, you paid it.

Woman beat teen: Witness
Saturday, September 7, 2002, Federico Barahona, Toronto Sun
Woman who beat and tortured children for decades finally being charged.

Woman beat and shocked kids, says witness
Friday, September 6, 2002, Federico Barahona, London Free Press
Abusive London (Ontario) woman carried on torturing children for years. Only a woman could do this type of damage and not be called out for it.

Freeway Knife Murder Charge
Friday, September 6, 2002, Marcus Casey, Angela Kamper and Frances O'Shea, Daily Telegraph (Sydney)
Freeway attack: Ex-wife charged with murder
Friday, September 6, 2002, Peter Munro and AAP, Sydney Morning Herald
Freeway stabbing horror
Thursday, September 5, 2002, Angela Kamper, Herald Sun
Marlene Reis decides to murder her ex-husband, Michael Reis, in front of terrified motorists.

Making Money Off Deadbeat Dads
Monday, September 2, 2002, Nadya Labi, Time Magazine
More vultures picking the bones of the victims of family court.

Families: A suitable case for treatment?
Monday, September 2, 2002, Christine Boyd, The Globe and Mail
Psychiatrists push to define normal family problem solving as a mental illness. I guess they want more money again.
Doctors Consider Diagnosis for 'Ill' Relationships
Sunday, September 1, 2002, Shankar Vedantam, Washington Post
More of the same.

With scarcely a peep of protest from Christians, marriage was wrecked long, long ago
Monday, September 2, 2002, Ian Hunter, The Report Newsmagazine
The destruction of marriage....courtesy of the courts.

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