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Fallacy of "A woman's body, a woman's business"
Wednesday, August 22, 2001, Warren Farrell, San Diego Union-Tribune
Joint responsibilities and privileges in the ABCs -- Abortion, Birth Control and Child Care.

Are Men Victimes of Violence?
Wednesday, August 22, 2001, Sinead Desmond, The Sun (UK)
Level headed and straight talking Erin Pizzey talks about the plight, and deaths, of men in the feminist propaganda. One of the feminists who expelled Pizzey, the founder of the first English language centers of domestic violence against men, tries to double-talk and excuse the situation by denying reality. The double-think strongly shows why they had to expel people like Pizzey who know the truth.

Male victims of domestic abuse slighted
Tuesday, August 21, 2001, Glenn Sacks, Los Angeles Daily News
As it is in Los Angeles, it is throughout Canada.

Justice obstruction 2
Monday, August 20, 2001, Editorial, National Post
IMPORTANT EDITORIAL -- READ THIS. We knew that Anne McLellan and the bureaucrats of the Department of (In)Justice have been lying like a rug on the issues of shared parenting -- despite over 95% of Canadian feeling that having both parents involved in a childs life is important (see the Compas survey elsewhere on the site). Now there is a bit more of her plans revealed -- plans laid even before the Special Joing Committee reported.. McLellan plans to extend her dicatorship by Omnibus Bill by making changes hidden under the cover of something else. (This is like her current effort to allow her to break ANY Canadian law in the Omnibus Bill that is presented as dealing with Child Pornography. Pornographic stuff indeed.) This time McLellan has decided to do so under the auspice of Child Poverty. We must be vigilant, and stop these dishonest politicians and bureaucrats. Cosmetic changes have been shown to be a disaster, as Australia has shown. Hidden changes (remember who was going to eliminate the GST) cause massive problems. This is time to get out to your MPs and stop these crooks. (NB. First article and lots of followup in the July, 2001 news files.)

What God Has Joined Together . . .
Friday, August 10, 2001, Stephen Baskerville, The Catholic World Report
An excellent summary of the insanity and excessive, abused power of the family courts. This is a "must read".

Canada's prisoner of conscience
Thursday, August 30, 2001, Margaret Wente, The Globe and Mail
Accuser Fordham says she'll take lie test
Thursday, August 30, 2001, Jake Rupert, The Ottawa Citizen
Lying seems to be her way of life. I wonder if she would be detected given this woman.
Innocent man finally gets chance at polygraph
Wednesday, August 29, 2001, Jake Rupert, The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa police refused a polygraph test when he was trying to prove his innocence. Now that he is innocent, they want him to take one. You think that they anticipate the law suit against them?
How many more Jamie Nelsons?
Wednesday, August 29, 2001, Nathaniel Stone, The Ottawa Citizen
No justice
Wednesday, August 29, 2001, Eeva Sodhi, The Ottawa Citizen
Man acquitted of rape faces accuser
Tuesday, August 28, 2001, Don Campbell and Jake Rupert, The Ottawa Citizen
Attends court while Fordham is trying to reverse her admission of uttering death threats (to someone else).
Wrongly jailed man strikes back
Saturday, August 25, 2001, Jake Rupert, The Ottawa Citizen
Nelson files a complaint with the police about Fordham. Only with supreme pressure from the public will the police do anything.
Raped by the system
Saturday, August 25, 2001, Editorial, National Post
A right on editorial. Who is responsible for Mr. Nelson's "rape, assault, and forcible confinement"? Who is accountable?
Police probe false accuser
Saturday, August 25, 2001, Lisa Lisle, Toronto Sun
Come on. They already probed her and that is why Jamie Nelson is no longer in chains too much of his existence. The probed her in the past too. They just don't do anything because the "(in)justice" systems rewards this type of behaviour.
Man who served 3 years retroactively acquitted
Friday, August 24, 2001, The Globe and Mail
Man cleared in 5 minutes after 1,047 days in prison
Friday, August 24, 2001, Harold Levy, Toronto Star
An innocent man
Friday, August 24, 2001, Sam Pazzano, Toronto Sun
Man jailed for 2½ years acquitted retroactively
Friday, August 24, 2001, John Saunders, The Globe and Mail
Wrongfully convicted
Friday, August 24, 2001, Jake Rupert, The Ottawa Citizen
Dismissed, but lying accuser, Cathy Fordham, will likely never be charged and little compensation will be paid for ruining Jamie Nelson's life -- and the lives of his children. This is the "justice" in Canada for Nelson...and the many others wrongly imprisoned under discreditted "recovered memories" (they are there still courtesy of Minister Ann McLellan) and other, purposeful or not, false accusations.
'A cautionary tale' on courtroom honesty
Friday, August 24, 2001, Christie Blatchford, National Post
Blatchford filling in the details of Jamie Nelson's shameful conviction. "This was 1996: Advocates for sexual assault centres were in full flight; police forces across the country were getting the message that women did not lie about this sort of thing and that they should treat such allegations as gospel. Jamie Nelson was ripe for the plucking. He was plucked; the tie went to the girl." Allegations are still treated as gospel and many more men are wrongfully imprisoned by biased and dishonest judges.
Woman's actions 'gross abuse of power'
Tuesday, December 12, 2000, Jake Rupert, The Ottawa Citizen
A prior article about Cathy Fordham. False accusations destroy a man, and judge says there is more than enough evidence for jail. However, another abuse of power again refuses to put a woman in jail for such horrendous crimes...and does not require any compensation to the victim. The abuse of judicial power is alive and well.
A woman who strikes fear in criminals
Tuesday, August 8, 2000, Jake Rupert, The Ottawa Citizen
A prior article about Cathy Fordham.How bad does it get? All these men wrongfully accused and persecuted -- all from one disturbed social worker with a mission directly contrary to her job. It sure shows how the "social workers" don't.

This wasn't what the act was intended for
Saturday, August 25, 2001, Mindelle Jacobs, Edmonton Sun
Actually, Midelle, only Dad has to pay here. Mom is a woman and apparently women aren't capable of existing and paying at the same time according to Justice Jack Watson. Although she did manage to exist and take poor old Dad to court frequently.
Get a job
Saturday, August 25, 2001, Editorial, National Post
An outline of the dishonesty of the courts. The Post is wrong though -- they are supposed to enforce the intent of the legislation, not reinterpret the words. Judges are simply dishonest. Justice Jack Watson is simply typcial of these judges, unfortunately.
Tuition ruling forces parents to pay?
Friday, August 24, 2001, Charles Rusnell, The Edmonton Journal
Father ordered to support daughter in university
Friday, August 24, 2001, Charles Rusnell, National Post
It is not true that the Divorce Act requires that post-secondary education be paid for. The attempt to put it in was explicitly removed from parliament before the Child Support legislation was passed. Putting it in is specifically against the intent of both of the Houses of Parliament. More can be seen in a great speech by Senator Anne Cools at http://sen.parl.gc.ca/acools/cools00/06apr00.htm.

Unruh remains in jail, returns to court Tuesday
Friday, August 31, 2001, Robert Koopmans, Kamloops Daily News
Dad still won’t pay, stays behind bars
Tuesday, August 14, 2001, Robert Koopmans, Kamloops Daily News
Court was correct to apply the law
Saturday, August 11, 2001, Robert Koopmans, Kamloops Daily News
Child-access group wants judge fired
Saturday, August 11, 2001, Robert Koopmans, Kamloops Daily News
Man who won’t support ex stays in jail
Wednesday, August 8, 2001, Robert Koopmans, Kamloops Daily News
Children suffered, ex-wife says
Saturday, August 4, 2001, Robert Koopmans, Kamloops Daily News
If the kids were suffering, undoubtedly she, the judges and lawyers who make the huge bucks out of the suffering would have recognised that the best interests of the children involved shelling out their own money. Oh no, only persecute others. Got it.
Man Kept In Prison Receives Support
Friday, August 3, 2001, Robert Koopmans, Kamloops Daily News
Man Who Owes Ex Must Stay In Prison
Thursday, August 2, 2001, Robert Koopmans, Kamloops Daily News
This is a strange case. Jeffrey James Unruh is a BC father whose wife decided to leave over Unruh's expenses. She has since hauled him through the courts, convinced them to give her sole custody when there was no reason for this, and alienated his children from him. He has requested that the children stay with him and that he would take care of them. The courts, as usual, refuse and treating Mr. Unruh as they normally do -- as a wallet -- ordered him to pay her support, the large portion which is spousal support, while his wife denied access with impunity. Mr. Unruh refused to pay for a number of reasons (only one of which was religious). Mr. Unruh has spent 7 months in jail as the result of persecution by the B.C. Family Maintenance Enforcement Program. The judges in his home riding have refused to jail him any more. However, in the best interests of re-establishing debtors' prisons, the all powerful bureaucrats of the B.C. Family Maintenance Enforcement Program, in this case with the face of Veronica Beier, stole him out of his home riding to renew the persecution with a new hanging judge -- BC Supreme Court Justice Robert Hunter -- in a new riding. Justice Hunter proceeds to show what an ass the BC Supreme Court is and how easily it can be manipulated and bought by the BC bureaucrats. And we thought his job was the pursuit of justice, but now realise it is imprisoning men indefinitely as his whim. I bet Justice Hunter wonders why the dignity of his court has disappeared. The reporter is apparently writing from the notes of the FMEP, rather than dealing with the issues of the differential enforcement of court orders and the violation of basic human rights. We hope that he figures it out soon too.

Few Women Choose to Abandon Newborns at Legal Havens
Friday, August 31, 2001, Nina Bernstein, New York Times
Once again, a stupid idea fails because the people who dreamed it up don't understand what even the problem is. When will these "socio-political policy architects" understand that people need families. Stop destroying families!!

Couple fights definition of 'mother'
Thursday, August 30, 2001, Toronto Sun
Biological mother isn't the mother. Guess what, they fight. With the explicit recognition of the monetary nature of the transaction for which dads must pay and pay -- child-bearing, the problems of women arise. Is it any wonder that the feminists seek to bury the concept that for a women, it's her body and she can do what she wants -- when the fems don't like it.

Pilot's Crash Into His Home Is Called Deliberate
Wednesday, August 29, 2001, Associated Press
Another man who knows he has lost him home and his child by a judge's ex parte actions takes his life.

Manolo Moochers
Wednesday, August 29, 2001, Maureen Dowd, New York Times
Dating? For women, its for the $$$$$$.

Baby lifted from grave
Tuesday, August 28, 2001, Lisa Mulitalo, New Zealand Independent Newspapers
Even in death, the father/child contact is the call of women.

Prison visits with mom help kids most of all
Tuesday, August 28, 2001, Eric Zorn, Chicago Tribune
Hypocrisy makes the full circle.
Double murderer wants 6-year-old to sleep in prison
Sunday, August 26, 2001, Bob Greene, Chicago Tribune
After a big deal in Canada about a child seeing dad in prison, it appears that killer moms in the States have sleepovers.

Icons of feminism rue their legacy
Monday, August 27, 2001, Donna Laframboise, National Post
Donna Laframboise analyses the misdirection of "modern feminism" and the rush to the get off the boat by the world's most influential, real feministes. Senator Cools and Erin Pizzey beat them to it.

Schools told to fix boys' low grades
Monday, August 27, 2001, Sean Fine, The Globe and Mail
One school board east of Toronto finally decides that schools is about more than deriding and destroying boys. They are going to fix things and educate!! Well done Durham!!

The horrors of feminised education
Monday, August 27, 2001, John Waters, Irish Times
"The of media discourse on gender matters is roughly this: when something is bad for females, the fault lies with the society and/or State; when something is bad for males, it lies with the affected men or boys."

Abducted Children
Saturday, August 18, 2001, Jeff Lee and Yvonne Zacharias, Vancouver Sun
Children need both parents. The flippancy of the authorities for excluding a Dad is inexcusable. The behaviour of a parent excluding the other so totally with no just or proven reason is simply horrendous child abuse.

Who'd be a boy?
Wednesday, August 15, 2001, Richard Morrison, The Times
That says it all these days.

Lay off men, Lessing tells feminists
Tuesday, August 14, 2001, Fiachra Gibbons, The Guardian (UK)
Another major feminist knows that the gender-hate thing has gone too far. It is a shame our politicians are so much denser.

Judge sends defiant mother back to jail
Tuesday, August 28, 2001, Lora Grindlay, The Province
'I'll stay in jail forever to keep my child safe'
Friday, August 17, 2001, Adrienne Tanner, The Province
Mother shows her entitlement and lack of feelings for her child. This woman is dangerous.
Grandma hiding child
Friday, August 10, 2001, Adrienne Tanner, The Province
A judge that does what he is supposed to do when parenting time is cut off and legal responsibilities are ignored. Amazingly, the article does not mention who this courageous judge is. Now if only the cops will do their job and rescue this little boy. Vilma Alvizuris and Vilma Jeanette Jacome (who is already) certainly both should be in jail.

Criticism of Kainz is full of sour grapes
Thursday, August 23, 2001, Roberta Seed, The Ottawa Citizen
An interesting letter, supposedly defending Ms. Kainz, but clearly passing the message that selling your body and soul for money is what women are supposed to be all about. Ms. Seed, not all women behave like hookers.
A better match
Monday, August 20, 2001, Bill Harrington, The Ottawa Citizen
Award-winning
Monday, August 20, 2001, Barbara Nicholl, The Ottawa Citizen
Horrible life
Monday, August 20, 2001, Andrea Barrass, The Ottawa Citizen
'Whining' Kainz has changed since 1997
Monday, August 20, 2001, Sarah Danjaw, The Ottawa Citizen

Thou doth protest too much
Sunday, August 19, 2001, Susan Shering, Ottawa Sun
Yes you do Susan. So tell me, if you had $745 in the bank, and I had 10 cents on the street, so I took at good chunk of it for a good time....maybe a night at the bar...would I be entitled to another $15? and more the rest of my life? Or does this just hold for women? Give it a break.
Kainz feeling 'emotionally crushed' by divorce case
Saturday, August 18, 2001, Joseph Brean, National Post
Not sure, but if that it weight it is more likely the money you pay your lawyer, since the net amount will undoubtedly be very light. The price of greed.
McRae's World
Friday, August 17, 2001, Earl McRae, Ottawa Sun
McRae finally finds his calling -- and at a premium price.
Looking for 'peace, closure'
Friday, August 17, 2001, Susan Shering, Ottawa Sun
Ahhh...peace and closure means a huge amount of unearned cash. I didn't see the first column, and I will not go looking for it either.
Tongues wag in Ottawa over high-profile divorce
Thursday, August 16, 2001, Toronto Star
And we know what they are licking...
Kainz wants record divorce deal
Wednesday, August 15, 2001, Glen McGregor, The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa woman seeks record divorce payout
Wednesday, August 15, 2001, Glen McGregor, National Post
Gee...she doesn't seem to be too worried about paying for her stay in luxury. You think that she figures if she stayed in a nice hotel, rather then paying, she is entitled to stay there forever.That is what marriage is for the gold-diggers -- entitlement. Thank heavens there are still sane women, and men, in the world (unfortunately they are not jduges).

Outcomes vary in trials of mothers who kill kids
Friday, August 10, 2001, David Crary, Canoe News
Not only are the "experts" biased, but they are even ignorant of the nature of men in deciding only women should be let off all the time.

Sex and the Census
August -September, 2001, Cathy Young, Reason Magazine
"Post-revolution data on toxic bachelors, choice, and children"

StatsCan should stop ignoring men
Monday, August 13, 2001, Jeffrey Asher, The Ottawa Citizen
An excellent response to some ignorant comments by StatsCan. Jeffery Asher ran the only men's study group in Canada, at a college level, until being driven out by feminists who figure even one person who speaks the truth is too much. If you need nothing more, go to StatsCan's website and see the Juristat publications -- even the titles let you know where the truth is. A great AND truthful letter. Original pieces of this discussion follow.
Women who run like wolves
Monday, July 16, 2001, Ilana Mercer, The Ottawa Citizen
A look at the mythology,and revisionism, in domestic violence.
StatsCan openly discusses family violence data
Tuesday, July 24, 2001, Letter to the editor by Roy Jones, The Ottawa Citizen
StatCan's Director, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, spins incorrect statements. Firstly, the Juristat publication makes no attempt to fairly explain that what they claim as victimisation rates is really court result cases that have come to completion. Killings and homicides are not the same. Secondly, the 1999 StatsCan survey shows, irrespective of their other distorted one-gendered intentionally biased work showed, that slightly more men than women are the victims of domestic violence (Criminal Code definition) in any year, but that slightly more women remember being victims in the last 5 years than men do. Actually, it does look like more women change non-violent incidents to violent ones once they are no longer with the guy, but that is it. Jones plays with rounding when the stats are much, much closer -- one of the lesser ways to lie with Statistics Canada.
Society lets women get away with murder
Wednesday, July 25, 2001, Letter to the editor by Linda Kinsella, The Ottawa Citizen
Good letter and quite insightful in many of its points.

Newfoundland: Mother charged in Web porn
Saturday, August 18, 2001, National Post
Wait a sec...only fathers do that, you say? There ain't no dad around int this one it seems.

Lawyers say judges not above media criticism
Thursday, August 16, 2001, Sandra Rubin, National Post
Even lawyers can sometimes see the obvious. Idiotic decisions need criticism -- and not always by riots and bloodshed. Personal matters? Those judges that personally failed all those around them, aren't going fail Canada too? Those judges who were autrocious parents themselves should be ordering Canadians to mess up the rest of the countries children too?

Girl in kidnap case gets wish
Tuesday, August 14, 2001, Mickey Ciokajlo, Chicago Tribune
Damaged, alienated and continuing to be alienated child returns to a life without the alienated parent. Her mother's actions have cost this young lady and her father so much pain -- and the courts continue that pain. At least, the father is interested in helping his daughter -- it appears that he, and maybe her stepfather, are the only ones who care.

Supreme gridlock
Tuesday, August 14, 2001, Editorial, National Post
NP looks at the courts claim of overwork -- and find that is not the issue. The issue is the Supreme Court taking effective control of the country without having any idea of how to run even a lemonade stand.

McLellan rebuffs lawyers' concerns
Tuesday, August 14, 2001, Sandra Rubin, National Post
Lawyers upset that they cannot continue to launder money with inpunity.

Readers proffer ideas for reform
Tuesday, August 14, 2001, Diane Francis, Financial Post
NP readers with suggestions on how to return democracy to Canada.

All is not bliss in fight over matrimony
Monday, August 13, 2001, Jessica Thompson and Rob Hotakainen, Star Tribune
A look at the West Virginia policy of not paying welfare mothers to exclude fathers from their children's live....but rewarding them if dad is there.

A scandal continues
Sunday, August 12, 2001, Margaret A. Hagen, The Boston Herald
The continuing abuse of children, and Gerald Amirault, from the famous, memory implanted Amirault nursery school/child abuse case.

The Army drills in marriage
Sunday, August 12, 2001, Gregg K. Kakesako, Honolulu Star-Bulletin
The US military, finally recognising the need to protect families, takes a look at the counselling for the uniquire stresses that military families undergo.

Pay up, daddy
Saturday, August 11, 2001, Gretchen Drummie, Toronto Sun
Justice Ruth Mesber shows again how idiotic a ruling of unconscionable theft really is. Oh yeah, she made the ruling.

House leader slams Access Act overhaul
Saturday, August 11, 2001, Jen Ross, The Ottawa Citizen
It is clear, there will be no information or freedom avialable during Don Boudria's watch....or the watch of any other Canadian federal leader.
Ottawa blocks MPs' access to civil servants
Tuesday, August 7, 2001, Ian Jack, National Post
Freedom of information? Ottawa will hide anything about THAT. On the other hand, your solicitor-client privilege is posed to disappear.

Return of the Nuclear Family
Friday, August 10, 2001, E. J. Dionne Jr., The Washington Post
Actually a small, but apparently statistically significant, drop in the number of single mother families. There is still a long way to go for the sake of our children.

The myth of the deadbeat dad
Thursday, August 9, 2001, Suzy Hansen, Salon Magazine
Black and white -- look at the real story, rather than just listening to the bigots. Life is real.

Ottawa blocks MPs' access to civil servants
Tuesday, August 7, 2001, Ian Jack, National Post
Freedom of information? Ottawa will hide anything about THAT. On the other hand, your solicitor-client privilege is posed to disappear.

Bizarro: And you wondered about those shrinks....
Monday, August 6, 2001, Bizarro gif
Yes, mother.

Rebellion on a tight leash
Sunday, August 5, 2001, Douglas Fisher, Toronto Sun
Is the criticism of the perversity of the Canadian Department of Justice and the Injustice Minister simply because Chretien is too powerful to care what any one else thinks? "(As an aside, for over a decade any talk among regulars on the Hill which I've heard about the competence and shrewdness of advice tendered ministers within federal departments almost always ends with an unflattering focus on Justice. The explanation? Justice is too mission-driven by feminist lawyers.)"

Judges should accept criticism: They craft new laws out of thin air to suit their ideological whims
Sunday, August 5, 2001, Lorne Gunter, The Edmonton Journal
Another look at the cowardice, and lack of accountability, of the judiciary in Canada.

When divorce makes a grown man cry
Sunday, August 5, 2001, Jenny Wills, The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney)
How mothers and the courts drive men to death.

Panel gets divergent counsel on best way to prevent abuse
Sunday, August 5, 2001, Cheryl Wetzstein, The Washington Times
More money, more money. Some money will, for a change, go to assist fathers and families in raising and protecting their children from abuse.

Parents denied children's secrets
Sunday, August 5, 2001, Simon Kearbey, Daily Telegraph (Sydney)
You want to know what your kids are doing? You responsible for your children? The Australian government will make sure you cannot know.

Louie the Gag
Monday, August 13, 2001, Editorial, The Free Lance-Star
This paper nails the politicial animals that can't figure out that a representative committee's purpose is not to allow them to do everything they want.
Professor ousted from child-support panel
Saturday, August 4, 2001, Daniel F. Drummond, Washington Times
Virginia child-support regime's abuse of power goes unchecked
Thursday, August 2, 2001, John Smith, Washington Times
Gilmore Choice
Wednesday, August 1, 2001, Chuck DeHart, Daily News-Record
So Virginia's Health and Human Resources Secretary Louis F. Rossiter has decided to eject the non-custodial parent from the committee over-seeing the unequal enforcement of only child support. Virginia only tolerates dissenting opinions of those that are the same as their's it appears ('when we want your opinion we will tell you what it is'). Arrogance plus. The letter from the Secretary can be read here in PDF format, and Dr. Baskerville's responses can be read in HTML format.. An excellent coverage of the progress of this government farce, and addresses and petitions to express your opinion, can be had on the website of the Alliance for Non-Custodial Parents Rights (ANCPR) at http://ancpr.org/basker.htm
Appetite for family destruction
Sunday, June 17, 2001, Stephen Baskerville, Washington Times
The perversity of the support collection agencies -- and their push to use children as "cash cows."

Dad in Custody Fight Kidnaps Kids
Thursday, August 2, 2001, Associated Press
Parents in one-sided custody fight for their children with the government find they are forced to take matters illegal.

Court hearing set for mom charged with killing kids
Friday, August 31, 2001, Calgary Herald

Dad of dead and missing kids in jail
Wednesday, August 22, 2001, Kevin Martin, Calgary Sun
Calgary's attachment to dads and the protection of children -- make sure it the woman's choice.
Little emotion
Thursday, August 16, 2001, Kevin Martin, Calgary Sun
Calgary mom remanded on charges
Wednesday, August 15, 2001, Bill Graveland, Canoe News
"Staff Sgt. George Rocks said police have been flooded with phone calls from citizens concerned that Fujii might return to Japan without facing serious charges."
Calgary mom to be charged
Tuesday, August 14, 2001, Judy Monchuk, Canoe News
Long arm of law could pursue mom
Friday, August 10, 2001, Peter Smith, Calgary Sun
Here is what the westerners call horse pucky. If she does to Japan she can go anywhere else. Even if she sayted in Japan, Canadian police rarely will go the time or expense to bring a murderer to justice.
Mom of dead boy to plead guilty
Thursday, August 9, 2001, Kevin Martin, Calgary Sun
...but only for abandoning the son's body ("improperly disposing of the child's corpse")....not for the 4 days it took him to die.
Calgary mother 'let off too easily'
Thursday, August 9, 2001, Randy Boswell and Grady Semmens, The Ottawa Citizen
Canada's answer to mom's who murder their children in terrible ways: PARTY ON!!!! Rie Fujii to leave for Japan with no extradition treaty, and to the rest of world to escape.
Death of baby boy propels strangers to mourn together
Friday, July 6, 2001, Jason van Rassel, Calgary Herald
Cops did not even let Dad out of jail for the funeral. Wonderful people out there.
Baby Domenic not forgotten
Sunday, June 24, 2001, Nadia Moharib, Edmonton Sun
After he's dead, then someone looks after him.
Alberta: Missing baby's father arrested on unrelated warrants
Thursday, June 14, 2001, National Post
Parents have only themselves to fear
Wednesday, June 13, 2001, Patricia Pearson, National Post
A look at the reality -- it is not the boogey-man pedophile that we have been trained to protect children from that are the greatest threat to children, if is their parents. And, if you look at the balanced stats, beware of "single moms" in particular.
Mother of missing baby faces deportation over expired visa
Wednesday, June 13, 2001, Grady Semmens and Jason Van Rassel, Calgary Herald
Alberta: Woman charged in infant's death faces immigration woes
Wednesday, June 13, 2001, National Post
Japanese mother of dead Alberta baby faces immigration charges
Tuesday, June 12, 2001, Canoe News
She's here illegally too.
Terrible tragedy raises parental awareness
Tuesday, June 12, 2001, Licia Corbella, Calgary Sun
Corbella again issues letter that mothers need support for raising kids -- not fathers NECESSARILY, but supports.
Give it up, Licia.
Tuesday, June 12, 2001, Letter by Eeva Sodhi, Calgary Sun
A mother tells spoiled Licia what life is.
Alberta: Mother to be assessed
Tuesday, June 12, 2001, National Post
Babies' mother to get psychiatric assessment
Monday, June 11, 2001, Canoe News
Out to decide that mother didn't kill children and to keep this killing out of the statistics by never laying a charge.
Babies' mother in court today
Monday, June 11, 2001, Peter Smith, Calgary Sun
Mother in court -- not for killing children, but for improperly disposing of their bodies. Was killing them really OK?
Alberta: Psych evaluation ordered
Monday, June 11, 2001, National Post
Aching hearts
Sunday, June 10, 2001, Mizue Asai and Bill Kaufmann, Calgary Sun
Devastated grandparents to come to the side of their killer daughter.
Detectives eager to question father
Sunday, June 10, 2001, Peter Smith, Calgary Sun
Of course, they want him on minor charges and now they want to blame him for the death of children that she hid from him and he didn't know where they were.
Father tried to visit babies
Saturday, June 9, 2001, Jason van Rassel, Calgary Herald
Parents mourn grandchildren they didn't know
Saturday, June 9, 2001, The Globe and Mail
Mother hides children from their father, and her parents, before killing them.
No work is harder than being a mom
Saturday, June 9, 2001, Licia Corbella, Calgary Sun
Stupidity. She should try being a parent deprived of their children to find out what hard is.
Diary reveals mother's struggle as police hunt for missing child
Saturday, June 9, 2001, Dawn Walton, The Globe and Mail
'I wanted you to know ... how stressed I am'
Saturday, June 9, 2001, Robert Remington, National Post
Mother stressed, so apparently OK to kill kids?? As pointed out, she had plenty of government paid resources to hide the children from the father while she partied, so there was no need for these children to die.
Police believe infant girl set adrift in bags
Friday, June 8, 2001, Robert Remington, National Post
Neighbours left little boy to die from neglect in his apartment, while mother partied on. Did the baby die first and she dumped the body, or was the little alive when she was put into the freezing water?
Boy found dead; sister missing
Friday, June 8, 2001, Dawn Walton, The Globe and Mail
Mom goes partying for a week. Son die of thirst and starvation, and apparently dumps his sister into the river. Police label deaths "suspicious".
Calgary police search for body of second child
Thursday, June 7, 2001, The Globe and Mail
Second baby's corpse sought in Calgary
Thursday, June 7, 2001, The Toronto Star
Calgary police charge mother in child's death, search for second baby's body
Thursday, June 7, 2001, Judy Monchuck, The Kingston Whig-Standard
Screams ignored as baby left to die
Thursday, June 7, 2001, Kerry Williamson, Calgary Herald
Another murder by an mother, Rei Fujii, who had different priorities that these children, who seem to have died terrible deaths from maltreatment. An echo of Rene Heikamp in Toronto of mothers who just don't care (and in this case, hid from the father who seems to have cared enough to try to help his children).

Ongoing material on the Andrea Yates case from the Hourston Chronicle can be viewed at http://www.chron.com/content/chronicle/special/01/drownings/index.html.
Rallying Around a Baby-Killer
Friday, August 31, 2001, Wendy McElroy, Fox News
Note that the feminists did not send the dead children any support. Just a killer.
Feminists using Yates case to attack motherhood
Friday, August 31, 2001, Lisa de Pasquale, Houston Chronicle
Surprised? Families are the enemies of the feminists.
Brother says Yates 'talking more'
Thursday, August 30, 2001, Ruth Rendon, Houston Chronicle
Several groups rally behind drive to assist Yates
Tuesday, August 28, 2001, Lisa Teachey, Houston Chronicle
The groups in favour of dead children unite.
NOW Makes It Official
Tuesday, August 28, 2001, Kathryn Jean Lopez, The National Review
NOW to support the killing of lumps of protoplasm, even if they are 7 years old and fight to stay alive.
Bigotry of Low Expectations
Tuesday, August 28, 2001, Dave Kopel, The National Review
"But which society really fosters a culture of death: the society that tolerates infanticide, or the society that does not?"
Coalition supports Houston mom
Tuesday, August 28, 2001, Laura Parker, USA Today
NOW creates coalition to raise funds for Yates
Thursday, August 23, 2001, Lisa Teachey, Houston Chronicle
NOW presents what it considers important -- and it is not children. Biases need to be recognised that go much beyond their touted "best interests of the children".
Yates competency hearing reset for Sept. 12
Wednesday, August 22, 2001, Lisa Teachey, Houston Chronicle
Yates lawyer gets court record corrected
Thursday, August 16, 2001, Lisa Teachey, Houston Chronicle
Yates hearing is rescheduled
Wednesday, August 15, 2001, Houston Chronicle
Why should we care about reporter's problems hearing courtroom proceedings in the Andrea Yates case?
Monday, August 13, 2001, Mary Flood, Houston Chronicle
Life, Death Issues: Gag order or not, some Yates questions must await trial
Sunday, August 12, 2001, Houston Chronicle
Yates' words are limited by gag order
Friday, August 10, 2001, Lisa Teachey, Houston Chronicle
DA will seek to put Yates on death row
Wednesday, August 8, 2001, Lisa Teachey, Houston Chronicle
Strategy or justice? We will see.
Incompetence, insanity very different terms
Wednesday, August 8, 2001, Mary Flood, Houston Chronicle
A big legal difference we need to understand.
Mother of drowned U.S. kids indicted
Tuesday, July 31, 2001, Edmonton Sun
Yates' lawyers plan to enter insanity plea
Tuesday, July 31, 2001, Lisa Teachey, Houston Chronicle
Mom charged in drownings moved to psychiatric unit
Tuesday, July 24, 2001, Lisa Teachey, Houston Chronicle
Brother: Yates thought drownings 'best thing'
Saturday, July 14, 2001, Ruth Rendon, Houston Chronicle
DA, Yates lawyers differ on gag order, briefs say
Wednesday, July 11, 2001, Mary Flood, Houston Chronicle
Chronicle asks court to lift gag order in Yates case
Thursday, July 5, 2001, Alan Bernstein, Houston Chronicle
It's all about her, isn't it?
Tuesday, July 3, 2001, Mark Steyn, National Post
"Andrea Yates killed her children, but to our pundits she's a really harassed housewife, not a multiple murderer."
Mother charged in kids' drowning says devil is to blame
Tuesday, July 3, 2001, National Post
Yes, she was. Of course, this is just setting things up for the insanity plea.
Woman recalls drowning kids in '86
Tuesday, July 3, 2001, Rosanna Ruiz, Houston Chronicle
Child killer with mental disorder pleads her case: it was all dad's fault. She forgives herself.
Is Yates fit to go on trial?
Tuesday, July 3, 2001, Lisa Teachey and Ruth Rendon, Houston Chronicle
Lawyers float the insanity plea arguments.
Yates' mother mystified by children's drownings
Tuesday, July 3, 2001, Claudia Feldman, Houston Chronicle
Playing God On No Sleep
Monday, July 2, 2001, Anna Quindlen, Newsweek
Article trying to justify the brutal murder of 5 children, and say it is all just a little "oopsie" because she was tired. These newspaper journalists are dangerous. Someone should be seizing their kids, in their own "opinion".
What now for Andrea Yates?
Sunday, July 1, 2001, Mike Tolson, Houston Chronicle
No death sentence really expected for Andrea Yates...just for her kids.
Nightmare overtakes a man's charmed life
Sunday, July 1, 2001, Dale Lezon, Houston Chronicle
Not without precedent
Sunday, July 1, 2001, Houston Chronicle
This was not the first mass killing by a mother...and it will not be the last.
Hawaii killings eerily similar to Yateses'
Sunday, July 1, 2001, Mike Tolson, Houston Chronicle
This was not the first mass killing by a mother...and it will not be the last.
Yates family's tragedy holds up a mirror to us all
Sunday, July 1, 2001, Cheryl Brundage, Houston Chronicle
One of those I-felt-bad-one-day-so-it-is-OK-to-kill-children-and-blame-men arguments, put out cause all men are "monsters". Just look at the space she takes to develop that.
Why mothers kill their babies
Saturday, June 30, 2001, Sharon Kirkey, National Post
One of the sickest and more irrsponsible rationalisations that have come out in this debate. Mental illness in the criminals like Timothy McVeigh don't count, but anything a woman does wrong must be a mental illness and therefore she is the victim and those that die are the oppressors. You want a "command hallucination"? .... here it is!! The Post should be ashamed.
A family's pain unleashes sadness, anger
Friday, June 29, 2001, Sherry Thomas, Houston Chronicle
One of those articles deciding to blame someone else for the murder..this time some nebulous and unknown "we". If this was a man, the debate would be about keeping all men away from all chidlren. The double standard in action.
Andrea Yates' siblings: Depression runs in family
Thursday, June 28, 2001, Audrey Warren, Houston Chronicle
Father eulogizes 5 murdered children
Thursday, June 28, 2001, Pam Easton, National Post
Father remembers 5 children
Thursday, June 28, 2001, The Globe and Mail
Houston father buries 5 children allegedly drowned by their mother in bathtub
Thursday, June 28, 2001, The Ottawa Citizen
Grief-Stricken Father Eulogizes 5 Drowned Houston Children
Thursday, June 28, 2001, New York Times
Yates children remembered in services
Wednesday, June 27, 2001, Ruth Rendon, Houston Chronicle
Yates case falls under gag order
Wednesday, June 27, 2001, Lisa Teachey and Janette Rodrigues, Houston Chronicle
eBay stops auction of address for Yates site
Wednesday, June 27, 2001, Jo Ann Zuñiga, Houston Chronicle
Friends say Yates they knew couldn't hurt anyone
Tuesday, June 26, 2001, Audrey Warren, Houston Chronicle
Insanity defense has twofold proof burden
Tuesday, June 26, 2001, Jo Ann Zuñiga, Houston Chronicle
Baby blues
Tuesday, June 26, 2001, Claudia Feldman, Houston Chronicle
'She's in a very deep psychotic state'
Tuesday, June 26, 2001, National Post
Mom who killed kids 'in deep psychotic state,' lawyer says
Monday, June 25, 2001, Houston Chronicle
Funerals for five Yates children set for Wednesday in Clear Lake
Monday, June 25, 2001, Houston Chronicle
A Mother No More
Monday, June 25, 2001, Amanda Ripley, Time Magazine
Mom depicted as private, caring, burdened
Sunday, June 24, 2001, Alan Bernstein, Houston Chronicle
Attorney: Insanity defense likely
Sunday, June 24, 2001, Jerry Urban, Houston Chronicle
Stoic dad visits wife in jail
Saturday, June 23, 2001, Lisa Teachey and Rosanna Ruiz, Houston Chronicle
Father joins candlelight vigil for his 5 slain children
Saturday, June 23, 2001, Dale Lezon and Ruth Rendon, Houston Chronicle
Mother chased down oldest son before drowning him, report says
Saturday, June 23, 2001, C. Bryson Hull, National Post
Researchers say 'filicide' not rare
Friday, June 22, 2001, Mike Tolson, Houston Chronicle
Yates had taken anti-psychotic drug
Friday, June 22, 2001, Todd Ackerman, Houston Chronicle
We were a 'good family,' dad says
Friday, June 22, 2001, National Post
Mom held in killing 5 kids
Thursday, June 21, 2001, Mike Glenn, Ruth Rendon and Alan Bernstein, Houston Chronicle
A recent history of infanticide
Thursday, June 21, 2001, Janette Rodrigues, Houston Chronicle
Investigator: Mother described methodical drowning of 5 kids
Thursday, June 21, 2001, S.K. Bardwell, Mike Glenn and Ruth Rendon, Houston Chronicle
Postpartum depression's role doubted
Thursday, June 21, 2001, Todd Ackerman, Houston Chronicle
Here are a few of the things that make you realise that the story being spun is not the right on.
Woman charged with drowning her five children
Thursday, June 21, 2001, C. Bryson Hull, National Post
Husband stands by woman who killed their children
Thursday, June 21, 2001, The Toronto Star
5 kids found slain in Clear Lake
Wednesday, June 20, 2001, Mike Glenn and Miriam Garcia, Houston Chronicle
Mother held after five children drowned
Wednesday, June 20, 2001, The Globe and Mail
Here again a murderous mother, Andrea Yates, drowns her 5 young children in the bathtub -- including a 7-year-old who fought the process tooth-and-nail. But they are dead. Watch how the newspapers turn away from the terrible end these children met at the hands of someone that supposedly loved them. Yates's depression and psychosis are then used to somehow justify this killing -- seemingly even to her husband and family -- although any such psychotic man would have been labelled a monster (no reason to look at why)1 and duely done away with. They even want to hang the unlikely lable of "post partum depression" in this murder of so many children, not just the baby, by a woman that was rational enough to fight a 7-year-old into the water and rational enough to let her husband and police know what she did, after it was done, but not before when it would have made a difference. It is amazing the number of women who comment htat they wanted to kill their children at one time or another, so it must be OK for women to kill kids. Monsters indeed.

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