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Native American Reservations Need Help Now

Native Americans are a people with a long and sad history, and today, the 566 reservations around the United States are among the most impoverished areas in our nation. 945 more words

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Tell Speaker Boehner to squash the lawsuit & the impeachment talk ~ a repost

It is important that voters know Republicans are not only using Taxpayer money to sue POTUS, but their 50 votes to repeal ACA cost $34Billion, the Benghazi hearings Millions, the GOP Shutdowns = $24Billion and the IRS hearings about  $14Million + … just to name a few. 62 more words

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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

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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

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Feminists Don’t Think Men’s Rights and Women’s Rights Should Be the Same Rights: Further Reflections on the Men’s Rights Movement Inspired by the Editorial “Feminism Needs Domestic Violence”

“It has been many years since feminists have fought for anything remotely resembling equality between the sexes. I know most ordinary feminists still think equality is the name of the game, but they are mistaken. 574 more words

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How It Serves Political Interests to Issue Restraining Orders Falsely

Under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), some $10 billion has been invested over the past 20 years in procedures meant to redress violence against women, and restraining orders are the centerpiece of a host of related legislative measures. 320 more words

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Women, Equality, and Justice

By Danielle Aloia, Special Projects Librarian

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, observed a month after the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). 1,169 more words

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