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Feminist Urban Legends
Tuesday, November 12, 2002, Wendy McElroy, iFeminists.com
An excellent collection of the shoddy garbage the feminist movement spouts.

Women should not get away with murder
Friday, November 8, 2002, Dea Birkett, The Times
The myths turn men into a hunted group.

Politics of abuse - why you don't hear about men
Monday, November 4, 2002, Tresa McBee, iFeminists.com
More on the myths.

Suicides and violence by divorced men: fathers' rights groups contend court bias plays a role
Sunday, November 24, 2002, David Crary, Associated Press
Death after death after death ... compliments of your local family law judge.

Court says mother can move with son
Saturday, November 23, 2002, Cristin Schmitz, The Ottawa Citizen
The deficient and dishonest nature of the Ontario Court of Appeal shows through again: a relationship with Dad is not required, what is needed is "well-functioning and happy custodial parent [i.e. mother]." Ontario is not the place for justice. You can read this excuse of a decision here in HTML format and here in PDF format.

Once wrongly convicted, men are forever changed
Friday, November 15, 2002, Tracey Tyler, Toronto Star
"Psychiatrist finds trauma lingers long after release: Depression often follows euphoria of exoneration"

Wife's bite killed husband, autopsy finds
Friday, November 8, 2002, The Age
California woman bites husband to death.

New security force to protect judges in court reforms
Saturday, November 30, 2002, Robert Verkaik, The Independent
Judges recognise the respect and pride the publich have in them -- not only do they hide, they now need security guards and body guards to protect against the rotten veggies from the children they have messed over.

Judicial council welcomes public, ordinary judges
Saturday, November 30, 2002, Kirk Makin, The Globe and Mail
Oh, no. Read the junk. "Public" means the Deans of Law at established law schools, or some computer consultants.

Acquitted teacher allowed back in class
Saturday, November 30, 2002, Francine Dubé, National Post
Child molesting teacher, Laura Sclater, heading back to more victims. You can see the stories about her getting let off in the July, 2002 news.

Shiva's disappearance 'no random tiger-napping'
Saturday, November 30, 2002, Chris Wattie, National Post
Two women snatch a (tame) tiger. A mother and a duaghter -- bred to the bone. What seems to be a female technique of stuffing the victim into the trunk.

Why women can’t read maps
Saturday, November 30, 2002, Rod Liddle, The Spectator (U.K.)
Actually, about male autism.

Wife put poison in meal, defendant's lawyer alleges
Friday, November 29, 2002, The Globe and Mail
Who killed the husband -- the wife or his friend? She said the friend gave him a pill -- which must have been the strychnine -- so the yogurt was apparently not tested. Well, go after the guy because if you charge the wife because she has "maybe abused" card which means she can kill at will. Ranjit Singh Khela died in agony at the hands of a killer.

Virtue is freedom's handmaiden
Friday, November 29, 2002, Elizabeth Nickson, National Post
Benjamin Franklin: "Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom."

Kim Basinger's Tough Deal with Alec Baldwin on Child Custody
Thursday, November 28, 2002, WOKR 13
Rich or poor, famous or not, Dads lose.

Three families destroyed; South Bay asks `why?'
Tuesday, November 26, 2002, Karen de Sá and Crystal Carreon, San Jose Mercury News
The tragedy of murder-suicides, but in no case to they relate the absolute disaster that family courts make of lives, and the authorities strive to excuse the fear that they create as the "controlling nature" of others.

Suspect pregnant
Monday, November 25, 2002, Ajay Bhardwaj, Edmonton Sun
Abusive killer is pregnant too -- with her sixth child (she is 25). Of course, Alberta Children's Services spokesperson Mark Kastner says it is quite OK for a jailed abuser to keep a child in jail. You wonder how Canadians know why Children's Services are so often a grave danger to children.
Toddler cut, man stabbed to death; woman charged with murder
Saturday, November 23, 2002, Florence Loyie, The Edmonton Journal
Jessica Bigstone kills her common law husband and slashes a 17 month old boy.

Police to quiz dead kids' mum
Sunday, November 24, 2002, Kay Dibben, Herald Sun
Another mom, Jodie Donoghoe, seemingly in a murder-suicide — but only the kids, ages 8 and 10, are dead.

In Web's Divorce Industry, Bad (and Good) Advice
Sunday, November 24, 2002, Sana Siwolop, New York Times
Website that deal with the complexities that serial marriages create.

Did mom sell 4-month-old baby to buy VCR?
Sunday, November 24, 2002, Toronto Sun
Mother accused of selling baby
Saturday, November 23, 2002, Candace Heckman, Seattle Post-Intelligencer
It was only a baby. Heh, she paid a traffic ticket, bought clothes, two Playstations and a VCR — important stuff.

Duped dad wins $70,000 payout
Saturday, November 23, 2002, Jeremy Kelly, Herald Sun
A knowing commission of fraud by a mother as to the parenthood of the child specifically for her own financial enrichment gets a small award to the victim. Judge John Hanlon sympathises with the women and apparently figures HER unfaithfulness and dishonesty was not that big a deal. Now, if the genders were reversed....
Australian man cashes in on ex-wife's deceit
Friday, November 22, 2002, Independent Online

Experts look at ways to cut crime by girls
Saturday, November 23, 2002, Jeff McDonald, San Diego Union-Tribune
After years of denial, the police start doing their jobs. It should be noted that in Canadian cities, women who are accused of crimes are generally sent to an "alternative stream" which, in English, means "released without charges" or "charged with minor offenses". This is particularly true in cases of women committing sexual assault.

Study: Young white men face higher suicide risk
Saturday, November 23, 2002, The Indianapolis Star
Legal and relationship issues are the causes — the older white men too.

Father of dead boy defends mother
Saturday, November 23, 2002, Ruth Rendon, Houston Chronicle
Another misguided man, figuring that no woman could do such a terrible thing, defends her purposeful actions. What is the comic line? -- women lie and men are stupid.
On tape, mom says she killed infant to get back at husband
Friday, November 22, 2002, Ruth Rendon, Houston Chronicle
A dead child is a weapon used by this mother. She knew what was important to Dad.

Girl, 14, pleads guilty to three assaults at school
Saturday, November 23, 2002, Jane Gadd, The Globe and Mail
More of that non-physical bullying from girls? I wonder if the social workers say it enough the reality is hidden?
Principal Stabbed
Thursday, April 18, 2002, Kim Bradly, Toronto Sun
14-year-old girl is charged after Toronto principal stabbed in back
Thursday, April 18, 2002, Joseph Brean, National Post
Some of that old-fashioned ridicule, I guess.
Ridicule replaces violence
Saturday, April 13, 2002, Sarah Schmidt, National Post
Actually the ridicule has always been with girls -- it is being replaced by violence. This is the excuse as the problem of female bullying is re-exposed as the result of the feminists trying to persecute boys.

Children gassed to death
Friday, November 22, 2002, The Age
An apparent murder suicide by a mother of her three children. Two of the kids died, she and one child survived.

Mother Charged in Daughters' Deaths
Thursday, November 21, 2002, Associated Press
Olga Lorena Valdez kills her 1 and 5 year old daughters. For this serious crime she needs to post a $500 bail. Here is a judge who obviously does not think that killing children is anything serious.

Lawmakers Preparing to Tweak Custody Bills
Thursday, November 21, 2002,The Salt Lake Tribune
Utah legislators doing final tweaking of legislation for equal shared parenting.

Families and the war
Thursday, November 21, 2002, Dianna Thompson and Glenn Sacks, The Washington Times
All those fathers the US will send to war against Iraq? If they are not killed there, the insane support laws and inadequate pay will destroy them at home. Bush destroys everyone.

Mum charged with throwing sons into river
Wednesday, November 20, 2002, Greg Stolz and AAP, The Courier Mail
Mother throws her one and six year-old sons into the river and jumps in as her estranged husband is driving by. Quick thinking men dive in and save the baby, the young boy and the mother. Thank goodness the guys were there.

Bail delays deny rights of accused
Wednesday, November 20, 2002, Jake Rupert, The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa's disorganised courts don't care -- let the men rot in jail.

>Suicides and Violence by Divorced Men: Fathers' Rights Groups Contend Court Bias Plays a Role
Tuesday, November 19, 2002, David Crary, Santa Fe New Mexican
More and more men dying.

Ruling sets new custody precedent
Tuesday, November 19, 2002, Stevens Point Journal
New in Wisconsin -- a person who is not a biological parent can be given custody. Defrauded custodial Dad finds out his 4 year old was not his child when mother when mother was off to prison for embezzlement, but biodad count not get get custody.

Is This Any Way to Run a Divorce?
Tuesday, November 19, 2002, Bob Thompson, Washington Post
The Good Divorce?

Groups fight inquest ruling in Sudbury
Monday, November 18, 2002, Kate Harries, Toronto Star
Coroner allowed to do his job (one willing to do it is a blessing to all Ontarians) -- welfare defrauding women who died of a self-inflicted drug overdose not to be turned into a feminist martyr, except by the gender feminists and the Toronto Star (the spreaders of dishonesty).

Back-bench committee to press for family law changes
Sunday, November 17, 2002, Frank Cassidy, Canberra Times
In Australia, there are some parliamentarians who are willing to act in the best interests of children.

Surplus to requirements?
Saturday, November 16, 2002, Germaine Greer, The Guardian
Greer, in her normal rich, idiotic (non-savant) smugness figures that men are redundant. Undoubtedly until a light bulb needs changing. Is feminism now senility -- "freaks of nature, fragile, fantastic, bizarre"? (PS. but she keeps the young boys)

Keep the Supremes out of our newsrooms
Friday, November 15, 2002, Claire Hoy, National Post
Supreme Court Justice Charles Gonthier moans that newspapers are not accountable to, and controlled by, the unaccountable courts. These out-of-control judges figure they got you already.

Divorcee wins £10m award in victory for the homemaker
Friday, November 15, 2002, Robert Verkaik, The Independent
Another internationally known, brain-dead, family law judge, Lord Justice Thorpe, decides that cooking and cleaning is worth £10m -- $25 million Canadian. You think this judge pays his maid that well? No, it only holds if there is another man to rip off, right Thorpie, old boy.

Computer rage lands Taranaki woman in court
Friday, November 15, 2002, New Zealand Herald
A vicious assault by a Sandra Woodhead -- so hard her impacts injured herself -- and no jail, no restraining order. This is justice?

Bermuda's two-parent challenge
Thursday, November 14, 2002, Royal Gazette (Bermuda)
"Bermuda was last night warned to take hold of the growing problem of absent dads on the Island 'before family life and civilisation is destroyed'." Bermuda conference with Senator Ann Cools and Erin Pizzey are guest speakers.
British pioneer sheds insight on dynamics of domestic abuse
Thursday, November 14, 2002, Royal Gazette (Bermuda)
Erin Pizzey, the founder of the first battered women's shelter in the British empire, gives the REAL low down on domestic violence to prevent Bermuda from falling into the same morass. Because she speaks the truth, she is not allowed into any of those shelters any more.
Parenting the focus of upcoming forum
Tuesday, November 5, 2002, Royal Gazette (Bermuda)
Conference for shared parenting in Bermuda.

It Takes a Wedding
Wednesday, November 13, 2002, Alex Kotlowitz, New York Times
Positive impacts on people from the fatherhood push of the Republican government.

The Law's an ass for Italy's women
Sunday, November 10, 2002, Kevin Buckley, The Scotsman
Huh? Yes, 18 months in jail and the unprosecuted death threat was excessive, but ...huh?

Who is stalking whom?
Saturday, November 9, 2002, Sue Montgomery, Montreal Gazette
Yep...stalking rules are for the pyschologically diseased to persecute their victims all too often.

Footballer Kyle loses thousands in payments
Thursday, November 7, 2002, Royal Gazette (Bermuda)
Paternity fraud in the islands catches Kyle Lightbourne (professional footballer/soccer player). In a normal fraud someone would be punished and restitution ordered. Here, of course, nothing is done.

Why I abandoned my young family to pursue my career
Thursday, November 7, 2002, Lesley Darcy, femail.co.uk
Feminist glop on feminist principles -- nothing to do with children. Listen to these people and learn what they stand for.

Father faces abduction charge in family dispute
Thursday, November 7, 2002, Derek Swartz, Welland Tribune
Distraught mom may learn today tot's whereabouts
Thursday, November 7, 2002, The Standard (St. Catharines - Niagara)
Jailed father still refuses to reveal location of two-year-old daughter
Wednesday, November 6, 2002, The Standard (St. Catharines - Niagara)
Here is a case of documented abuse. When Mother take the child it is "rescuing". When Dad takes the child it is "kidnapping" and he goes to jail.

Separate, Unequal
Thursday, November 7, 2002, Sydney Smith, Tech Central Station
The falsehood of underrepresentation of women in medical studies is turning back medical progress for all. Another great project of the hateful, fatal gender feminists.

Child support ordered despite earlier ruling
Monday, November 4, 2002, The Hawk Eye (Burlington, Iowa)
Iowa shows child support a joke meaning "give money to women" support and a "stick it to any man with a buck who is not a judge" policy. You have to wonder where these people come from.

Heightened risks with late motherhood
Monday, November 4, 2002, New Zealand Independent Newspapers
More on the central lie of gender feminists to your women — now in New Zealand too.

The mother of all feminist deceits
Saturday, November 2, 2002, Michael Duffy, Daily Telegraph (Sydney)
The lie: married women aren't happy, women with children feel stunted. The truth: feminism is based on a lie and dies by the lie.

Use of antidepressants skyrockets
Saturday, November 2, 2002, Heather Sokoloff, National Post
The joys of the social engineering of the courts and the bureaucrats, a sick and suffering nation, who has to be drugged into compliance. Stalin would be proud.

Once again: Court-made law
Saturday, November 2, 2002, F.L. Morton, National Post
One again, the Supreme Court shows it is out of tune, with not only Canadian public opinion, but with reality. Of course, the Supreme Court is not accountable to Canadians.

Men are regularly 'profiled' in domestic violence cases
Friday, November 1, 2002, Letter to the Editor from Mark Charlambous, Sentinel and Enterprise
Couldn't get Cronin's letter, but this one sums it all up.
Father's rights: Group fights to help divorced dads
Friday, October 25, 2002, Kate Hogan, Sentinel and Enterprise
Story about Steve Basile and the courageous project of the Fatherhood Coalition to gather information on the discrimination of the issuance of restraining orders. The identification of this discrimination was so blatant, so obvious, and so unconstitutional the women's movement got the state government to prevent any further exposure. However, the results are being presented and are expected to be published.

B.C. appeal court finds marriage contract unfair
Friday, November 1, 2002, Brent Jang, The Globe and Mail
Even a marriage contract between lawyers is irrelevant in Canada -- at least when it gives more to the female lawyer -- says the trial judge, Madam Justice Alison Beames and Appeal Court judges Madam Justice Anne Rowles and Madam Justice Carol Huddart. No female lawyers there, eh?

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