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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

Restraining Order Abuse

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

Restraining Order Abuse

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


Against Carceral Feminism

From Jacobin / By Victoria Law

Relying on state violence to curb domestic violence only ends up harming the most marginalized women.

Cherie Williams, a thirty-five-year-old African-American woman in the Bronx, … 1,831 more words

Upd8:As Election Day nears, Strouse and Fitzpatrick discuss hot topics

By Tom Waring
Wire Staff Writer

On Oct. 7, Democrat Kevin Strouse was at Trevose’s Linconia Tabernacle Christian Center for a candidates’ forum hosted by the Lin-Park Civic Association and the Bucks County NAACP. 949 more words

Bucks County

VPC, South Carolina, and the Supreme Court

It is interesting how things change. Misinformation changes people. For example, African-Americans believe that the Civil War was about them. It was not. Both the Union and the Confederate States approved of slavery. 1,723 more words

Public Awareness

"GOP Strategy Won't Fool Women": All The Rhetoric In The World Won't Make Up For Republicans Opposing Pro-Women Policies

If they’re going to pull out a victory in the midterm elections, Republicans need to win over women. But they’re doing everything in their power to alienate them, from pushing extreme anti-abortion measures that even… 815 more words