Monthly Archives: March 2012

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PR: SAVE Chides Media for ‘Sound-Bite’ Coverage of Abuse Bill

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Teri Stoddard Email: tstoddard@saveservices.org SAVE Chides Media for ‘Sound-Bite’ Coverage of Abuse Bill Washington, DC/March 21, 2012 – Media accounts of the Violence Against Women Act bill, currently being debated in the U.S. Senate, are focusing largely on the political horse-race, charges victim-advocacy group Stop Abusive and Violent Environments (SAVE). This “sound-bite” [...]

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PR: Violence Against Women Act Poses Threat to Civil Rights, Group Charges

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Teri Stoddard Email: tstoddard@saveservices.org Violence Against Women Act Poses Threat to Civil Rights, Group Charges Washington, DC/March 19, 2012 – A recently issued report highlights a broad range of civil rights abuses that arise from policies endorsed by the federal Violence Against Women Act: http://www.saveservices.org/wp-content/uploads/SAVE-Assault-Civil-Rights.pdf. The report, from Stop Abusive and Violent [...]

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Elert: VAWA Focus of Debate Club. Vote Now!

Dear Friends, U.S. News & World Report has taken note of the controversy around the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act - VAWA - (s.1925), making it the focus of Debate Club. Debate Club brings in the best arguments and lets readers decide which is the most persuasive. They ask:  Should the Violence Against [...]

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In Domestic Violence Bill, Battery Not Included

In Domestic Violence Bill, Battery Not Included By Tony Perkins March 20, 2012 How naive does the Left think women are? Very, if their latest campaign strategy is any indication. The real architects behind the "war on women" are moving on to the second phase of their battle. The objective? Painting Republicans as a party [...]

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FIRE: VAWA’s Potential Impact on Campus Due Process

Wendy Kaminer Highlights VAWA’s Potential Impact on Campus Due Process in ‘The Atlantic’ By William Creeley March 20, 2012 Wendy Kaminer, noted civil libertarian and member of FIRE's Board of Advisors, has a useful piece on The Atlantic's website discussing the threat to campus due process presented by the latest draft of the Violence Against [...]

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Violence Against Women Act Sanctions Rights Violations

Violence Against Women Act Sanctions Rights Violations By Mary Theroux March 19, 2012 Democrats are hoping to make political hay by characterizing Republicans’ opposition to the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) as “anti-woman.” Republicans are right to be against the Act—unfortunately, however, not for the reasons they cite—as ought all who favor [...]

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VAWA Just a Costly, Destined-to-fail Ploy

VAWA just a costly, destined-to-fail ploy By Gordon Finley, Professor of psychology emeritus, Florida International University March 19, 2012 Ever since the Violence Against Women Act of 2012 (VAWA) squeaked out of the SenateJudiciary Committee on a party-line vote, everyone from actors in Hollywood to the New York Times has been bullying members of the [...]

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What’s Wrong with the Violence Against Women Act

What's Wrong with the Violence Against Women Act Mar 19 2012 By Wendy Kaminer A bill that was designed to rectify gender discrimination tips the balance too far, putting accused men at an unfair disadvantage. As Senate Republicans resist renewing the 1994 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), raising questions about immigration fraud and Indian tribal [...]

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Uncomfortable Truths About The Violence Against Women Act

Uncomfortable Truths About The Violence Against Women Act by Dean Esmay March 15, 2012 For years those of us who are concerned with the issue of Domestic Violence have noted disturbing flaws in America’s so-called “Violence Against Women Act.” Groups as diverse the Ms. Foundation for Women (founded by Gloria Steinem and other noted feminists [...]

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Marines Share Views on ‘War on Sexual Assault’

Marines Share Views on 'War on Sexual Assault' Kyle Fischer March 16, 2012 Active Duty Marines offer a different opinion on sexual assault in the military to Business Insider writer Eloise Lee. In the article, the Marines explain how they are afraid of female Marines pulling the "rape card," that mandatory sexual assault briefings teach [...]

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