F.A.C.T. brings you the news .......recent news items of interest and some old ones
May 1, 2000 to May 31, 2000

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Misogyny (n) 1. hatred of women
Wednesday, May 31, 2000, Donna Laframboise, National Post
The mantra has lost its meaning.

Driving a man into poverty
Tuesday, May 30, 2000, Dave Brown, The Ottawa Citizen
The inequities and insanity of the Child Support Guidelines and the Family Responsibility Office.

Ingram will not go to jail for sex with student
Tuesday, May 30, 2000, Ian Bailey, National Post
Courts again emphasise it -- rape is no big deal if the rapist is a woman abusing her power.

Daughter Gets 20 Years for Mom's Murder
Tuesday, May 30, 2000, Lisa Holewa, APB Online
...but the boyfriend is on death row.

Phila. Scrutinizes Unfounded Sex Crimes
Tuesday, May 30, 2000, APB Online
If the police can't get a man in jail in Philadelphia, they will call in the feminists to put him away. Of course, crimes against men will not be similarly studied.

Canadian Professor Canned for being Non-Feminist
Tuesday, May 30, 2000, LifeSite Daily News
That's the way it is in Canadian academia....all what it stands not to be.

Not wanted at the NAC meeting
Tuesday, May 30, 2000, Luiza Chwialkowska, National Post
Heh, they didn't want me either!

Court recognizes dual parenthood of lesbian pair
Tuesday, May 30, 2000, Matthew Kalman, The Globe and Mail
This time in Israel -- two female biological parents.

Germany Bows to U.S. on Custody Disputes
Tuesday, May 30, 2000, William Drozdiak, Washington Post
Germany may return some of the kidnapped children from parental disputes.

Court recognizes dual parenthood of lesbian pair
Tuesday, May 30, 2000, Matthew Kalman, The Globe and Mail
This time in Israel -- two female biological parents.
Israeli Court Backs Lesbian Rights
Monday, May 29, 2000, Jack Katzenell, Washington Post
Double biological motherhood (with no fatherhood) and the whole thing granted to lesbians.

Q: Does it pay for men in America to marry and raise children?
Monday, May 29, 2000, Steven Nock and Jed. H. Abraham, Insight Magazine
Great piece by Abrahams on the "no" side here. Buy his book for more!! (see our book section)

Stay-at-home dads just get in the way say new mothers
Monday, May 29, 2000, Kirsty Walker, Line One News
Mothers figure Dad's bonding with the kids is annoying.

Cases put spotlight on teacher-student sex
Monday, May 29, 2000, Dene Moore, Toronto Star
Almost as if Star was actually against statutory rape -- well, at least if a man does is involved.

A father's fight
Sunday, May 28, 2000, Lynn Cochrane, The Times
After being wrongly accused of abusing his daughter Jim Fairlie is hitting back.

From here to paternity
Sunday, May 28, 2000, Jack O'Sullivan, The Times
Fighting to even be noticed as fathers these days.

Women's group elects first aboriginal president
Saturday, May 27, 2000, Toronto Star
New Pres for NAC.

NAC urges fight against right-wing 'backlash'
Saturday, May 27, 2000, Luiza Chwialkowska, National Post
Hmmm...the "backlash" seems to be that NAC has made itself irrelevant...but they are still revolting.

'I was taught to be too nice to boys'
Saturday, May 27, 2000, Michael Shelden, The Daily Telegraph
Andrea Dworkin, still a bigot.

Anti-family zealots: It's all about them
Friday, May 26, 2000, Patricia Pearson, National Post
A fellow breeder! (but not with me, please)
Fertile ground for a workplace revolt
Saturday, May 20, 2000, Anne Marie Owens, National Post
Childless people resent the special privileges afforded those with.

Bringing up boys is hardest
Friday, May 26, 2000, Dr Russell Viner, The Sun
Not true usually....but this seems to be written for women who have excluded the child's father. No wonder the doc is not available.

Wife's property-split plea could aid many
Friday, May 26, 2000, Audrey Young and Catherine Masters, New Zealand Herald
Bill labelled gold digger's charter
Wednesday, May 24, 2000, Audrey Young, New Zealand Herald
New Zealand decides to give separation a huge financial incentive -- at other people's expense.

Girl's woes grow with custody case
Thursday, May 25, 2000, Art Barnum, Chicago Tribune
Mom tries to kill her -- so take away Dad too.

Grandma Jailed in Custody Violation
Thursday, May 25, 2000, APB Online
Custody of child of deceased mother given to her parents. Paternal grandmother heads for jail after taking child to his father.

Battered males will tell no tales
Thursday, May 25, 2000, Michael Overall, Tulsa World
Despite the reality of battered husbands, the "system" choses to ignore and persecture them.

Divorces may be delayed to settle child disputes
Thursday, May 25, 2000, Frances Gibb, The Times
The British government finally figured out that men resist having their children forcibly removed -- along with all the father's and children's future.

What a girl wants...
Thursday, May 25, 2000, Maureen Dowd, National Post
Female sexual dysfunction.

Foster moms defend abuse suspect
Thursday, May 25, 2000, Sabrina L. Miller, Chicago Tribune
Real or false accusations against a father, policeman and babysitter for adopted and foster boys in need?

An Irishman's Diary
Thursday, May 25, 2000, Kevin Myers, Irish Times
"Did you know that motherhood was a mere stereotype?"

Waitress chafes at paying child support
Wednesday, May 24, 2000, Shayne Morrow, Alberni Valley Times
"I wonder - if I went on welfare, would they be able to garnishee my wages?" That's precisely what they do.

Frustrated parents hear still more promises
Wednesday, May 24, 2000, Dave Brown, The Ottawa Citizen
The FRO -- in inaction.

Fathers hit by 'chaos in CSA'
Wednesday, May 24, 2000, Melissa Kite, The Times
Only in Canada, you say? No!! Pity that it's anywhere!!!!!

'Safe Abandonment' Drive Spreads
Wednesday, May 24, 2000, World News
Mums can give away babies all over -- dads never even need to know, let alone do anything. This is progress?

Why plain Janes make the best career girls
Wednesday, May 24, 2000, Kathryn Holmquist, Irish Times
From a US study apparently.

What about the rights of battered men?
Tuesday, May 23, 2000, Donna Laframboise, National Post
Saskatchewan human rights commission endorses beating on a gender-biased basis. It's open season on men!

"Till death do them part"
Tuesday, May 23, 2000, Margaret Wente, The Globe and Mail
Comments on a very, very bad court case with a very, very wrong judge.

Divorce creates difficulties for divorcees
Tuesday, May 23, 2000, Roddy O'Sullivan, Irish Times
Irish prohibition of a "clean break" on divorce ensures years of problems.

NOW derides the sorry status of women on TV
Tuesday, May 23, 2000, Don Aucoin, Boston Globe
With the best father on prime time television being Homer Simpson, and all the young women sleeping with everyone in sight (and out of sight) you think that NOW would be pleased.

Paying for the love that matters
Tuesday, May 23, 2000, Shannon Keebaugh, The Age
Australian advocate makes it clear -- single motherhood is about taking other people's money to pay Mom.

From Wembley to No 10, the new culture of Dadism is born
Monday, May 22, 2000, Mick Hume, The Times
Dads come out of the mythical closet...and they are fathers!

Blaming feminists for boys' problems
Sunday, May 21, 2000, Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune
A half-hearted, wish-washy review of Sommer's book: "The War Against Boys: How Misguided Feminism is Harming Our Young Men."

Daughters Of the Revolution
Sunday, May 21, 2000, Patricia Dalton, Washington Post
Psychologist talks of the problems of the sex of the "modern woman".

Children with father in family have a head start in life
Sunday, May 21, 2000, Roger Dobson, The Sunday Times
"Young children whose fathers are regularly present are better learners, have higher self-esteem and fewer symptoms of depression than youngsters who live without their dads, according to a new study."

Behind this wall is my ex-husband
Saturday, May 20, 2000, Jane Hughes, The Times
Hmmm...parents take precedence over kids -- the acrimony of marriage carries on even if the family home is split, including listening for "strange noises".

Look who's holding the baby
Saturday, May 20, 2000, Sharon Krum, Irish Times
Finally a fathers' mag! Some publisher finally figured it out!

Family breakdown leads to poor single moms
Saturday, May 20, 2000, Calgary Herald
Actually, it results if poor mothers and fathers. Just goes to show how biased the editor is. However, the article really emphasises just how uncaring the rest of a family has become as government policy has sought to break the extended family unit down into a nuclear family, and then split that too. Everyone loses.

Say cheese!
Saturday, May 20, 2000, Alexandra Gill, The Globe and Mail
Catching the philanders -- male and female.

Alas, poor feminism...
Friday, May 19, 2000, Elena Campbell, The Age (Melbourne)
"Far from improving our situation, feminism is clearly just causing us all sorts of problems."

High Court Ruling Is Not A 'Setback' for Women
Friday, May 19, 2000, Cathy Young, The Wall Street Journal
Domestic violence and bad laws.

The fatal attraction
Thursday, May 18, 2000, Jacquelynne Willcox Bailey, The Age (Melbourne)
Women who insist upon relationships with dangerous men.

Bringing home benefits for distant dads
Thursday, May 18, 2000, Bettina Arndt, The Age (Melbourne)
Problems with Australia's child support guidelines (a lot like Canada's) and the "move the kids" freedom.

Problems at Child Support Inc.
Thursday, May 18, 2000, Caroline E. Mayer and Jacqueline L. Salmon, Washington Post
The disaster of private collection agencies for support recipients. Note the presumption throughout that it is Moms who get support.

Women win greater say in state affairs
Thursday, May 18, 2000, Gabrielle Costa
The Age (Melbourne)
"The Victorian Government will not consider any proposals unless their impact on women has been analysed" -- not men.

Homolka is an anomaly, not a trend
Thursday, May 18, 2000, Anne Giardini, National Post
Author does "not agree that we are entering a new, frightening age of violent women." Of course, the crime stats show otherwise -- but then maybe we were already there and the courts and the police are just starting to do something about it.

Child support
Wednesday, May 17, 2000, The Charleston Gazette
A call for reason.

Male abusers targeted?
Tuesday, May 16, 2000, Andrea Wiebe, Edmonton Sun
Recognition of female abusers....and the Edmonton police say they will enforce the law if a man calls! (Certainly, that's not like Ontario.)

No law against lack of concern
Thursday, May 18, 2000, Christie Blatchford, National Post
Woman sues doctors for not stopping her from killing
Tuesday, May 16, 2000, Christie Blatchford, National Post
Woman kills -- of course it must be someone else's fault!

Harding sentenced to 3 days in jail for attack on boyfriend
Thursday, May 18, 2000, William McCall, San Francisco Examiner
Violent women are....violent women.

Domestic Violence on Decline
Wednesday, May 17, 2000, The Associated Press
US Stats

The struggle for fathers' rights
Tuesday, May 16, 2000, David Crary, The Associated Press
The ineffectiveness of men's groups -- for all the reasons that make other groups successful.

No disrespect to the moms, but girls need their daddies
Tuesday, May 16, 2000, William Raspberry, The Seattle Times
Talking about hte book Jonetta Rose Barras's book "Whatever Happened to Daddy's Little Girl?"

Bill targeting judges draws fury from legal community
Tuesday, May 16, 2000, April Lindgren, National Post
They really are scared of being held responsible for their actions, aren't they?
Province backs bid to track judges' record
Friday, May 5, 2000, Richard Mackie, The Globe and Mail
Province has not backed down!
Ontario bill attacks judges: lawyer
Thursday, April 20, 2000, Richard Mackie, The Globe and Mail
Figures -- the lawyers want to keep what they do out of the public eye too.
Proposed list of sentences condemned as attack on judges
Thursday, April 20, 2000, Tom Blackwell, National Post
I think we need them for family law judges too! Right away!! The heck with longer criminal sentences, hold the family law bigots accountable!
Tory MPP wants judges to be more accountable
Wednesday, April 19, 2000, Richard Mackie, The Globe and Mail
Proposal only for criminal law -- and for the wrong reasons -- but what a great idea for family law!

Zero tolerance backfires on poor
Tuesday, May 16, 2000, Luiza Chwialkowska, National Post
Ahhh...zero tolerance was supposed to put more of the middle class and the rich men in jail. Now it comes out.

Lawyer killed; ex-wife leaps off bridge in Tampa
Tuesday, May 16, 2000, Vickie Chachere, Sun Sentinel
Another murder suicide. No call for the protection of men.

Six-year-old boy suspended for sexual harassment
Tuesday, May 16, 2000, National Post
Oh, give us a break! What type of people are ruining this world??!!

Arrival of the other woman makes husbands suffer
Sunday, May 14, 2000, Jacqui Thornton, The Daily Telegraph
The other woman cases both sides.

MPs sent a reminder to change Divorce Act
Sunday, May 14, 2000, Hanneke Brooymans, The Edmonton Journal

Marin recall adds DA
Saturday, May 13, 2000, Scott Winokur, San Francisco Examiner
Judging family-law jurists
Sunday, May 7, 2000, Scott Winokur, San Francisco Examiner
California family law judges and lawyers accued of gross misconduct.

Justice system -- all system, no justice
Friday, May 12, 2000, Dave Brown, The Ottawa Citizen
Like is says....but for civil/family law too.

Women can't be sexual predators? Hah!
Thursday, May 11, 2000, Sarah Papple, The (Vancouver) Province
Reality brought to the issue.

Teacher's sex life probed
Thursday, May 11, 2000, Suzanne Fournier and John Colebourn, The (Vancouver) Province
Another teacher abusing her position and raping children.

Unjustly accused can't shrug it off
Tuesday, May 9, 2000, Dave Brown, The Ottawa Citizen
False allegations still destroy people....even when after they are acquitted.

Godmother of feminism
Monday, May 8, 2000, Bella English, Boston Globe
Nice talk about feminist Betty Friedan, with only a little about the falsehoods behind her marriage and more denied accusations.

Dads, daughters forge key bonds
Monday, May 8, 2000, David Blankenhorn, USA Today
Dads have important links to their children.

Finding out where the boys are
Sunday, May 7, 2000, Kathleen Parker, The Orlando Sentinel
Save the Males.

A Family Kept Apart
Saturday, May 6, 2000, Cindy Loose and William Drozdiak, Washington Post
Mother takes kids to Germany, dumps them on the authorities who places them in foster homes and refuses to return them to their custodial Dad.

Judge in attack on rape law proposal
Saturday, May 6, 2000, Michael Harvey, The Times
Wow...a judge worried about justice!! Only in the Britain, you say? Pity.

No time for zero tolerance
Friday, May 5, 2000, Dave Brown, The Ottawa Citizen
A little on Alternative Dispute Resolution.

An odd sort of family values
Thursday, May 4, 2000, Michael Coren, Toronto Sun
Politicians and "family values" -- as if.

Judge rebukes foster mother over relationship
Thursday, May 4, 2000, Ian Bailey, National Post
...but the child molesters just keep on molesting, and are proud of it!
'They are a couple and proud of it'
Wednesday, April 26, 2000, Ian Bailey, National Post
Be proud of sleeping with your foster children??!! Not as a man though.

Young men placing family above career, survey says
Wednesday, May 3, 2000, Kirstin Downey Grimsley, The Seattle Times
For younger men, family time is No. 1
Wednesday, May 3, 2000, Nancy Rivera Brooks, San Jose Mercury News
Is it surprising that men want to see their children instead of working long hours away from them? Apparently.

1,293,567 Casualties
Monday, May 1, 2000, Roger Clegg, The National Review
Discusses the alarming changes in the demographics of birth.
Fatherlessness: The Root Cause
Tuesday, May 2, 2000, Dave Kopel, The National Review
Discusses proven links between crime and fatherlessness in light of the previous day's article.

Children often manipulated in custody fights
Tuesday, May 2, 2000, Richard Warshak, The Dallas Morning News
PAS expert looks at current custody events.

Everyone sees what they want to see
Tuesday, May 2, 2000, Brenda Bouw, National Post
A movie about divorce. "Marni says she watches Jerry Springer because it makes her own family look functional."

Family wants apology from province after child injured
Tuesday, May 2, 2000, Ian Bailey, National Post
Province held liable for their actions in seizing and placing a child with a dangerous foster parent -- who shook and severely injured the baby.

Preoccupation with difference can obscure truth --- and often does
Monday, May 1, 2000, Cathy Young, Jewish World Review
Great article on feminism's problems.

Editorial: Custody court needs revamp
Monday, May 1, 2000, Pasadena Star News
Newspaper kills second of 2 part PAS misinformation, and looks at some real problems.

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