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Domestic Violence: A Two-Way Street
Monday, October 15, 2001, Glenn J. Sacks, LA Daily Journal
"Spousal" violence is equally perpetrated by both genders. The same is not said for other types of domestic violence, such as violence against children or elders. This article gives some great references.

Inquest told of murder threats
Wednesday, October 31, 2001, Brian Gray, Toronto Sun
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Relatives monitored woman
Wednesday, October 31, 2001, Nicholas Keung, Toronto Star
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Friend: Woman aware of peril
Tuesday, October 30, 2001, Brian Gray, Toronto Sun
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Gillian was rejected after abuse, pal says
Tuesday, October 30, 2001, Nicholas Keung, Toronto Star
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Hadley's other victims face many torments
Tuesday, October 30, 2001, Jim Coyne, Toronto Star
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Neighbours describe fight for Gillian
Saturday, October 27, 2001, Peter Small, The Toronto Star
Doomed wife lost struggle: Inquest
Saturday, October 27, 2001, Brian Gray, Toronto Sun
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A crime of self-pity, not passion
Saturday, October 27, 2001, Jim Coyle, The Toronto Star
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Officer went to wrong address
Wednesday, October 24, 2001, Peter Small, The Toronto Star
Murder-suicide inquest hears of police error
Wednesday, October 24, 2001, The Globe and Mail
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A killer's last chilling message
Wednesday, October 24, 2001, Peter Small, The Toronto Star
Shot wife to save son, taped note contends
Wednesday, October 24, 2001, London Free Press
A voice from the grave
Wednesday, October 24, 2001, Brian Gray, Toronto Sun
Man killed wife to "save" son: suicide note
Tuesday, October 23, 2001, The Toronto Star
Transcript of Ralph Hadley's taped will
Tuesday, October 23, 2001, Toronto Star
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Hadley likely had more than murder on his mind
Tuesday, October 23, 2001, Peter Small, The Toronto Star
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No simple answers to complex murder
Tuesday, October 23, 2001, Christie Blatchford, National Post
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Pickering, Ont., man's suicide note says he killed wife to 'save' son
Tuesday, October 23, 2001, Nancy Carr, canada.com
Suicide note says wife killed to save son
Tuesday, October 23, 2001, Nancy Carr, canada.com
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Domestic homicide predictable: lawyer
Monday, October 22, 2001, canada.com
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System's best wasn't enough
Friday, October 19, 2001, Heather Bird, Toronto Sun
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Inquest called into Pickering tragedy
Friday, June 30, 2000, Timothy Appleby, The Globe and Mail
Inquest called in Hadley case
Friday, June 30, 2000, Stan Josey, Toronto Star
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Case weak against Hadley: Crown
Wednesday, June 28, 2000,
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Spinning the spousal abuse story
Tuesday, June 27, 2000, Donna Laframboise, National Post
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Centre offers refuge for victims of abuse
Monday, June 26, 2000, Bob Mitchell, Toronto Star
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Murdered woman mourned
Sunday, June 25, 2000, Katherine Harding, Toronto Star
Male domestic violence too often bred in the bone
Saturday, June 24, 2000, Jim Coyle, Toronto Star
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Pre-emptive protection
Friday, June 23, 2000, Chris Pople, Letter to the Editor of The Globe and Mail
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Killer didn't want wife raising son
Friday, June 23, 2000, Mark Gollom, National Post
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Suicide note lays bare killer's intent
Friday, June 23, 2000, Renée Huang, The Globe and Mail
Husband's suicide note spelled out death plan
Friday, June 23, 2000, Stan Josey and Jim Rankin, Toronto Star
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Having faith in the system let Gillian down badly
Friday, June 23, 2000, Rebecca Eckler, National Post
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Court order did not put end to beatings before murder
Thursday, June 22, 2000, Mark Gollom and Desmond Brown, National Post
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`The judicial system let wife down'
Thursday, June 22, 2000, Hamida Ghafour, Jennifer Quinn and Stan Josey, Toronto Star
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Little has changed for victims of abuse
Thursday, June 22, 2000, Rita Daly, Toronto Star
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In final moments, Pickering mother saves infant son
Wednesday, June 21, 2000, Desmond Brown, with files from Mark Gollom, National Post
Husband defied orders by court to stay away
Wednesday, June 21, 2000, Stan Josey, Toronto Star
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For more information see the Hadley inquest section of this site.

Woman tries to kill son: Police
Sunday, October 28, 2001, Kim Bradley, Toronto Sun
An attempted murder suicide. Of course, she chose the boy to kill, which is actually the usual choice.

Some people have asked for FACT's opinion on this kidnapping. FACT strongly believes that both parents should be involved with their children before and after divorce. Certainly, a kidnapping is specifically designed to prevent one parent from being involved with their children. We totally condemn the action, and even more so when we look at the treatment of the children, and the apparent state of the mother in this case. We would have expected any man to have ended up in jail and can't help but think that this decision was based on gender-bias. We really don't understand how a jury of rational people could have come up with this conclusion -- although they are strongly influenced by the words of the judge and we know that many judges are far from unbiased. We believe that this mother should have contact with the children. Although we strongly dislike supervised access and generally denounce its widespread misuse, a parent such as Ms. Vandenelson who has a proven, and admitted, record of seizing the children AND taking them out of the "jurisdiction" should only have supervised access to the children.
A double standard?
Tuesday, October 30, 2001, Gerry Harris, The Globe and Mail
You are correct Gerry -- you would be gone, gone, gone.
More kids will go missing after acquittal, group fears
Saturday, October 27, 2001, Jane Sims, London Free Press
It certainly gives a great indication of how little respect the community has for family law courts.
Abduction case muddies legal waters, experts say
Saturday, October 27, 2001, Jane Gadd, The Globe and Mail
More money for more lawyers, kids and parents to suffer.
Two parents, two versions
Saturday, October 27, 2001, Jane Sims, London Free Press
More of the strory and the history of the acrimony, and behaviours.
Abduction of triplets a 'necessity,' jury rules
Saturday, October 27, 2001, Francine Dubé, National Post
Juries say guilty or not guilty. They don't give reasons. Presumably, this was the defense argument.
Woman found not guilty of abducting her triplets
Saturday, October 27, 2001, Dianne Wood, The Toronto Star
Runaway mom walks
Saturday, October 27, 2001, Jane Sims, London Free Press
Triplet mom free
Saturday, October 27, 2001, Brodie Fenlon and Laura Czekaj, Toronto Sun
Not guilty
Friday, October 26, 2001, Laura Czekaj, Stratford Beacon-Herald
Unbelievable conclusion, but note that this was a jury case. As much as this looks like an invitation for all of us who have been shut out from our children to grab them and head for Mexico, don't count on it. It is NOT a precedent. If this was about shared parenting and having both parents actively involved in their children's lives, then why do each of these work so hard at shutting the other out. There is something different at work. This is one really screwed up family, but it appears that the jury put them to shame.
Jury begins deliberating fate of Ontario mother accused of abducting triplets
Thursday, October 25, 2001, Laura Czekaj, Stratford Beacon-Herald
"The harm inflicted far exceeded any harm that was avoided"
Mother broke law to protect triplets, jury told
Wednesday, October 24, 2001, Jane Sims, London Free Press
Yeah right. Family court judges never care about the damage of excluding a parent. I guess taking them away from the other parent in the trunk of a car is supposed to do something other than damage the child for exactly the same reasons.
Triplets agreed to run away, mother testifies
Tuesday, October 23, 2001, Francine Dubé, National Post
Seven year olds giving consent? What a crazy woman!! At that age kids trust, and will say what you want to hear. This is parenting??
Mother hid us in trunk, boy says
Saturday, October 20, 2001, Francine Dubé, National Post
Child tells trial how he hid in car trunk
Saturday, October 20, 2001, Dianne Wood, The Toronto Star
What a sick woman to do this to her chldren.
Woman testifies against own daughter
Friday, October 19, 2001, Francine Dubé, National Post
Dad wanted ex-wife's access cut
Friday, October 19, 2001, Jane Sims, London Free Press
So many of us who know the loss of a child this way can understand the pain and fear of this happening, and many know of the damage to the children. Cutting of all contact should rarely happen -- unfortunately the courts do so frequently.
Triplets behaved strangely in mother's care, father testifies
Thursday, October 18, 2001, Francine Dubé, National Post
Ex-husband first witness at triplets' mom's trial
Thursday, October 18, 2001, Jane Sims, London Free Press
Mother's behaviour editted down to sound "not so bad."
Mom accused of taking kids can now visit
Wednesday, October 3, 2001, canada.com
You think a kidnapping father would ever be allowed to see his children again?
Triplets' mother granted bail in abduction case
Thursday, February 8, 2001, Natalie Armstrong, National Post
Judge grants bail in abduction case
Thursday, February 8, 2001, The Globe and Mail
Bail hearing set in triplets case
Tuesday, February 6, 2001, The Globe and Mail
You think a dad would have ever gotten bail, even with the no-contact order?
Mother of triplets back in Canada to face parental abduction charges
Saturday, February 3, 2001, The Ottawa Citizen
Mother of triplets returns to charges
Saturday, February 3, 2001, Mary Vallis, National Post
Mother of triplets returns to abduction charges
Friday, February 2, 2001, The Globe and Mail
"In an interview from Acapulco last week, Ms. Vandenelsen ...added she was forced to act since the justice system didn't give her enough time with her children." Kids need both parents, and parents need their kids. However, there must be limits against those parents who decide to cut off the other to the detriment of their children.
Triplets' mother returns to face charges
Friday, February 2, 2001, The Toronto Star
Star figures that the absence of her children did this to the mom, even though she had initally abandoned them. If this was a dad, they would be calling to lock him up forever as a danger. Kids need both parents....but only if they are safe.
Motivated by love, says mother in Mexican jail
Thursday, February 1, 2001, Marina Jiménez, National Post
Perverse idea of love, lady.
Abduction charges await mother of triplets
Saturday, January 27, 2001, Anne Marie Owens and Marina Jiménez, National Post
Mom's on the way back.
Cops hunting accomplices
Wednesday, January 24, 2001, Jonathon Sher, Toronto Sun
She didn't manage all this by herself.
Mother put them in car trunk, rescued triplets say
Wednesday, January 24, 2001, Toronto Star
Some Mom -- in a trunk in Mexico.
Triplets saw story of their abduction on television show
Wednesday, January 24, 2001, Anne Marie Owens and Marina Jiménez, National Post
Must have been a torturous experience. Article has lots of links to relevant sites with more details.
Triplets home again
Tuesday, January 23, 2001, Dick Chapman, Toronto Sun
Ont. triplets spend first day at home
Tuesday, January 23, 2001, Toronto Star
Triplets are home
Tuesday, January 23, 2001, Edmonton Sun
Triplets, 8, return with father after search ends in Acapulco
Tuesday, January 23, 2001, Krista Foss, The Globe and Mail
Father's torture ends. It is unusual to have such a good resolution, but these kids will benefit from it.
Ontario triplets found safe in Mexico
Monday, January 22, 2001, The Globe and Mail
Children Found
Sunday, January 21, 2001, City Pulse 24
Silverman of Toronto's CityTV was instrumental in the return of the missing triplets. Great show City!!!! Silverman rules!!!!
Where are the triplets?
Monday, January 22, 2001, Marnie Ko, Report Newsmagazine
Article is just a little bit late.
Mom on most-wanted list
Saturday, January 6, 2001, Tom Godrety, Toronto Sun
Psycho kidnapper makes the list. God save these poor babies.

Free again, Rowbotham aims to marry accuser
Saturday, October 27, 2001, Tracey Tyler, The Toronto Star
Marry her? Well, now we know that Rosie will be back in jail sooner rather than later.
CBC producer, prison activist freed by parole board
Saturday, October 27, 2001, Adrian Humphreys, National Post
Broadcaster freed from jail after domestic-violence case
Saturday, October 27, 2001, Graeme Smith, The Globe and Mail
About time.
Jailed CBC personality tests positive for TB
Thursday, October 25, 2001, Tracey Tyler, The Toronto Star
Robert (Rosie) Rowbotham picks up a little extra for being falsely accused. How wonderful.
Why is he still in jail?
Tuesday, October 23, 2001, Editorial, The Globe and Mail
Why is Rowbotham still in jail? This is what the zero tolerance and restraining orders that you guys have been pushing for years translates to. Guilt does not matter under zero tolerance, being a man who is accused is enough ... and this guy is very lucky because recanted accusations don't count (and the woman may end up in jail for recanting IN ADDITION TO the man). This is what the media, including the Globe, have given us. Why indeed!
Acquitted of assault charges, `Rosie' still heads off to jail
Thursday, October 18, 2001, Tracy Tyler, The Toronto Star
Woman lied about assault trial is told
Friday, October 12, 2001,
She lies, he stays in jail. Perjury, zero tolerance and zero sanity trumps parole and restraining orders. You think that SHE will be in jail?

Less 'paternal' judges put more women in prison
Tuesday, October 23, 2001, Tom Blackwell, National Post
Either that, or women's prisons are nicer than where they live. It would be nice to think some judges were actually considering justice, but we wonder if that happens.

Woman killer denied appeal
Friday, October 19, 2001, London Free Press
Women killing women seems not OK finally. I would note that "betas" are the show form of "Siamese fighting fish" and can be kept in a goldfish-type bowl.

Complacent justice system hinders the public's right to know
Friday, October 5, 2001, Dave Brown, The Ottawa Citizen
Great article on the complacency and injustice in the "justice system". Those who look to the courts to protect their rights are looking in the wrong places.

From delusions to destruction
Saturday, October 6, 2001, Robert Fulford, National Post
Long but great article on racism -- that equally applies to genderism. However, for gender discrimination, no-one cares except the victims.

Women fed embittering pap
Sunday, October 7, 2001, Licia Corbella, Calgary Sun
The story of "woman's studies".
Thobani's an insult to western feminists
Saturday, October 6, 2001, Rachel Sa, Toronto Sun
Feminists jump ship because their status is not yet privileged enough to do without the society that treats them as princesses.
Fry deserves to be roasted
Thursday, October 4, 2001, Editorial, Regina Leader Post
Activist's venom shows little thought
Thursday, October 4, 2001, Licia Corbella, Calgary Sun
A good set of comments on the inherent hypocrisy of Sunera Thobani's speach. I wonder if this means we can denounce NAC as being just a bunch of angry women. Or is it only men that cannot have one be angry without all being stereotyped?
Feminism was hijacked
Thursday, October 4, 2001, Mindelle Jacobs, Edmonton Sun
I often don't agree with Jacobs, but in this case she has a number of good things to say. I would note that her comment at the end reflects much of the problem in Canada, and with family law" "Feminism has been hijacked by a bunch of nuts who have fetishized victimhood."
Fry should resign
Thursday, October 4, 2001, Patricia Whitney, The Ottawa Citizen
The freedom to spew hatred
Thursday, October 4, 2001, Victoria Times Colonist
Incredible
Wednesday, October 3, 2001, Editorial, Calgary Herald
Time for Fry to resign.
Fry criticized for silence during anti-U.S. speech
Tuesday, October 2, 2001, Victoria Times Colonist
Out of the Fry-pan ...
Tuesday, October 2, 2001, Stephanie Rubec, Toronto Sun
Hedy Fry criticised for sitting through the speach? Are you crazy? She sponsored and paid for that speach!!!
500 cheer Thobani's critique
Tuesday, October 2, 2001, Jane Taber, National Post
Sunera Thobani, former president of NAC, denounces the US and seeks to justify the destruction of the World Trade Center in New York City with the resultant thousans of death as the product of a U.S. foreign policy is "soaked in blood." Of course, with a group of idiots that stood and cheered the slop. A stupid set of inaccurate statements at the wrong time, Ms. Thobani, but a real indication of the wide path of the followers of government-sponsored "feminism."

Woman in jail cell charged in slaying of Cornwall man
Sunday, October 7, 2001, Aaron Sands, The Ottawa Citizen
Well, maybe justice will be served. I wonder if a man who killed a woman would have got those 60 days of messing around? We will never know, right?

Off with her head
Sunday, October 7, 2001, Max Haines, Toronto Sun
Haines story of 19th century killer, Kate Webster.

Utah Court: Dads Have Say in Adoptions
Friday, October 5, 2001, Elizabeth Neff, The Salt Lake Tribune
Dads get rights....but only if they pay for pre-natal care. Not a women's requirement though.

Hidden five-year-old reunited with father
Tuesday, October 2, 2001, John Bermingham, The (Vancouver) Province
One happy dad -- Marlon Amaya has Josiah Jacome back in his life.
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.

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.

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