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Let's mount a civil rights campaign with Community Rights

In the wake of Ferguson, I’m writing to guage the interest in framing and running civil rights campaigns using the tools and platform that the Community Rights movement provides.  1,082 more words

Natural Allies

The VAWA Regulations -- Interesting Nuggets (Part 1)

Over the next several days, I will be posting some of my favorite nuggets from the 38 pages of VAWA comments and regulations as I work my way through them.   342 more words

Title IX

International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES)

International Centre for Research on Women (ICRAW) has done a study on men’s role in gender equality in 2011.

The activities of this survey included – 579 more words

Social Cause

Even if you are an immigrant , you still have LEGAL RIGHTS if you have been abused!

There are a number of helpful legal services available to abused immigrants.  Often, when the abuser is a U.S. citizen, he or she may try to use the victim’s immigration status against him or her.   202 more words

American Immigration

How Dogma Is Preserved: A Feminist Law Professor Is Awarded a $500,000 Grant from Uncle Sam to Prove Claims of False Allegations in Family Court Are “Junk Science”

“Ten years ago, about one in 10 domestic violence arrests involved women as defendants. Now, it’s one in five in Michigan and Connecticut, one in four in Vermont and Colorado, and more than one in three in New Hampshire. 1,268 more words

Restraining Order Abuse

Attention All Men of the NY 23rd

 This article was written by Cath Kestler of  Silver Creek, NY.

It is published with the permission of the author.

“Attention all men of the NY 23rd district the upcoming election at the Federal level will be a referendum not only in the direction of the country, but also on the character of men as well; regardless of our race, political party, sexual orientation, or religion.

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Hocus-Pocus: More on False Restraining Orders and the Five Magic Words

Some recent posts on this blog have touched on what might be called the five magic words, because their utterance may be all that’s required of a petitioner to obtain a restraining order. 410 more words

Restraining Order Abuse