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Lessons of history lost on feminists at Michigan
Wednesday, March 31, 1999, Cathy Young, The Detroit News
The on-going absurdity of certain feminst's stances.

Lies, Damned Lies And...
Monday, March 29, 1999, George F. Will, Newsweek
Another of the battery of false feminist statistics is shown to be wrong.

Junk Science Debate Hits Family Court
Monday, March 29, 1999, Scott Brede, Law News (American)
A challenge to DNA paternity testing....lawyers figure they are scientists.
Friday, March 26, 1999, Charlie Gillis, National Post
Well, actually, ruled might have to keep paying but, on the other hand, he might not have to keep paying. At least it is not Moge.
Read the Bracklow SUPREME COURT (IN)DECISION for yourself!
A divorced woman wins Supreme Court victory
Friday, March 26, 1999, Kirk Makin, The Globe and Mail
Not a win....more of a Supreme Court indecision.
Supreme Court ducked key issues in ruling: experts
Friday, March 26, 1999, Mark Hume and Charlie Gillis, National Post
Madness, yes, but there's method to it
Friday, March 26, 1999, George Jonas, National Post
Looks more like madness in the method to me. Article contends that these decisions may be a backing off of the Supreme Court from setting more bad, bad social policy.
Till death do us part, indeed
Friday, March 26, 1999, Andrew Coyne, National Post
Comments on the injustice of the indecision.

No Such Word As 'Yes'
Monday, March 15, 1999, Shane Hill, Alberta Report
Alberta Report's take on the Ewanchuk decision that triggered all this, and the destructive nature of the stereotypes being used by the Supreme Court.

Parents lack basic knowledge of child-rearing, survey finds
Wednesday, March 31, 1999, Tom Arnold, National Post
Surprising study on lack of parenting skills amongst the so-called "primary caregiver". Certainly shows that having only the "primary caregiver" looking after a child is not a winning situation, and that the need for informed parents is high. All the papers have a different take on it.
Poll uncovers parental shortcomings
Wednesday, March 31, 1999, Jane Gadd, The Globe and Mail
Parents puzzled by kids, national poll suggests
Wednesday, March 31, 1999, Laurie Monsebraaten, Toronto Star

Critics claim ad campaign urging fathers to become more involved in children's lives is misdirected
Tuesday, March 30, 1999, Donna Laframboise, National Post
Deals with the "who" and "why" of so-called uninvolved fathers - with quotes from FACT.

It's the army life for me
Monday, March 29, 1999, Christy McCormick, National Post
A "fun" piece on the differences between men and women running a household.

A Distorted View of Violence Against Women
Sunday, March 28, 1999, Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune
Commentary on the recent US decisions against the biased "Violence Against Women Act" -- favouring a "Violence Against People Act".

Male sexual assault not uncommon
Friday, March 26, 1999, Reuters Health
Article on study published in the British Medical Journal about sexual assault on males. 50% of perpetrators are found to be women, and many of the assaults took place while the men were still children. The full British Medical Journal article can be found at: http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/318/7187/846

PM rejects call for review of judicial rulings
Saturday, March 27, 1999, Robert Fife and Sheldon Alberts, National Post
Prime Minister of Canada once again shows his total ignorance of the subject, but clearly indicates his intent to do the usual nothing to protect Canada's democracy from a creeping judicial and executive oligarthy.

Boys Should Be Boys
Saturday, March 27, 1999, Danielle Crittenden, National Post
Hmmm. This one needs some thought.

Lies, Damned Lies And...
Monday, March 29, 1999, George F. Will, Newsweek
Another of the battery of false feminist statistics is shown to be wrong.

Would You Know if Your Child Was Being Sexually Abused?
Thursday, March 25, 1999, Oprah show leader
Show about detection of sexual abuse of children. Somewhat slanted but a number of FACT associates have found it useful.

Woman Acquitted of Drunk Driving
Saturday, March 27, 1999, Associated Press
Battered Wife defence for Drunk Driving? Past the limits of the ridiculous.

Battered woman's defense prevails
Saturday, March 27, 1999, Worcester Times
Local paper has more information.

Daddy's Story
Wednesday, March 3, 1999, Advertisement, Cairns Sun (Queensland, Australia)
We usually make a point of not publishing ads. Here is an exception from half a world away.

Supreme Court Orders man to keep paying ill ex-wife
Friday, March 26, 1999, Charlie Gillis, National Post
Well, actually, ruled might have to keep paying but, on the other hand, he might not have to keep paying. At least it is not Moge.
Read the Bracklow SUPREME COURT (IN)DECISION for yourself!
A divorced woman wins Supreme Court victory
Friday, March 26, 1999, Kirk Makin, The Globe and Mail
Not a win....more of a Supreme Court indecision.
Supreme Court ducked key issues in ruling: experts
Friday, March 26, 1999, Mark Hume and Charlie Gillis, National Post
Madness, yes, but there's method to it
Friday, March 26, 1999, George Jonas, National Post
Looks more like madness in the method to me. Article contends that these decisions may be a backing off of the Supreme Court from setting more bad, bad social policy.
Till death do us part, indeed
Friday, March 26, 1999, Andrew Coyne, National Post
Comments on the injustice of the indecision.

Supreme Court set to rule on 4 key social issues cases
Wednesday, March 24, 1999, , National Post
Start to Supreme Court festival of funny decisions for March. One of concern to families that is still to come is the Bracklow decision.
L'Heureux-Dube expected to take a 'lead role'
Wednesday, March 24, 1999, Marina Jimenez, National Post
Now family law and Frank Bracklow have something to really scared of.
Experts predict 'groundbreaking' decision on alimony
Wednesday, March 24, 1999, Janice Tibbetts, National Post
Why family law and Frank Bracklow need to concerned about the bumbling Supreme Court.
The Benchmark
Wednesday, March 24, 1999, Shawn Ohler, National Post
Will Bracklow be shades of Moge? Will the L'Heureux-Dubé and the Supreme Court again seek to sacrifice men to save women -- and not understand the difference between gender and partners.
Six-year legal fight has taken its toll on B.C. couple
Wednesday, March 24, 1999, Mark Hume, National Post
Precedent-setting case began with two people in love
Wednesday, March 24, 1999, Charlie Gillis, National Post
Frank Bracklow's long road against subsidised persecution.

Abused women can seek asylum
Friday, March 26, 1999, Frances Gibb, The Times
Suspicion of domestic abuse is now sufficient for seeking asylum in the UK -- but only for women and homosexuals since they form a "particular social group" but men and heterosexual don't (???).

Judge defends decisions affecting social policies
Thursday, March 25, 1999, Sheldon Alberts, National Post
Supreme Court judge figures bad rulings and destroyed lives are the Supreme Court's way of chatting with parliament.

Systemically silly
Thursday, March 25, 1999, Neil Seeman, National Post
If the Supreme Court's stereotypes weren't bad enough, the stereotype-buster is even worse....and admits they don't even need evidence to proceed with their persecution.

A journal of their own
Tuesday, March 23, 1999, Donna Laframboise, National Post
A Canadian Men's Rights Journal -- dedicated to real equality

What about the rights of parents?
Sunday, March 21, 1999, Ted Byfield, Edmonton Sun
Problems with the UN Declaration on the Rights of the Child.

Make Room for Daddy
Monday, March 15, 1999, Walter Kirn, Time Magazine
About fathers rights advocate Armin Brott.

Making rape out of wine: Oklahoma uncorks a bad law
Sunday, March 14, 1999, Kathleen Parker, The Orlando Sentinel
Insane laws in Oklahoma? Hopefully there is someone there with a brain to stop this type of garbage!

Some more equal than others? Pshaw!
Saturday, March 20, 1999, George Jones, National Post
Comments on Amiel, Mahoney and the structural inequality and injustice being put into the Canadian legal system.
Letters
Monday, March 15, 1999, National Post
Comments on Amiel and Mahoney
Letters
Saturday, March 13, 1999, National Post
A letter on the Amiel article, complete with the typical distortion and misinterpretation of the real statistics -- the original bias was not enough so the writer adds some more.
Feminists, equality, and the law
Monday, March 15, 1999, Kathleen Mahoney op-ed, National Post
Anti-family, feminist lawyer indicates how far feminism, the Supreme Court, and the governments in Canada have sunk: "some animals are more equal than others".
Feminists, fascists, and other radicals
Saturday, March 6, 1999, Barbara Amiel, National Post
Strong commentary about L'Heureux-Dubé and the misguided direction of the "radical feminists".

New sports equity policy could change B.C.
Sunday, March 14, 1999, Scott Simpson, Vancouver
Is this equity? Check out the following two articles from the Women's Quarterly in dealing with this in the United States.
Look Who's Losing
Winter 1998, Kimberly Schuld, Women's Quarterly
You're in Trouble Again, Johnny
Winter 1998, Jessica Gavora, Women's Quarterly

Nice Girls Who Kill Their Babies
Winter 1998, Patricia Pearson, Women's Quarterly
Another from the Women's Quarterly dealing with those who kill their children and the people that defend it.
The Abuse Excuse
Winter 1998, Sally L. Satel, Women's Quarterly
Examination of a perverse argument as to why welfare for women should be automatic and continuous.

Catch of day: Single dads
Friday, March 19, 1999, Elaine Moyle, Toronto Sun
Here I am! Take me!

Adoption by same-sex couples ill-fated
Friday, March 26, 1999, Rory Leishman, London Free Press
Moms get deadline for custody deal
Friday, March 19, 1999, Peggy Lowe, Denver Post Staff Writer
Lesbian mom marries and moves away to chagrine of partner. Judge operates in secret and plays for time.

High court's gender balance leads the nation
Friday, March 19, 1999, Shawn Ohler, National Post
Changes in Alberta's Supreme Court, and the problems they have brought -- especially when looking for equality before the law.

Boys and literacy: We can do better
Thursday, March 18, 1999, Editorial, The Globe and Mail
Changes to education system result in a severe lack of education for boys.

Mr. Mom Is On The Rise
Thursday, March 18, 1999, Dan Rather, CBS Evening News
U.S. Growth of Single-Parent male families.

Freedom, baby
Thursday, March 18, 1999, Donna Laframboise, National Post
A defense of the good things that women's equality brings.

Wives Who Abuse Their Husbands
Monday, March 1, 1999, Oprah
Leader for Oprah's show on Battered Husbands. A good show, though the "fry the bastard" approach to battering husbands became a "healing" and "look after the kids" push when women batter. But it is a start.

Doing 'something' to help the childen on agenda
Wednesday, March 17, 1999, Paul Wells, National Post
Liberals still trying to find something to help children, still ignore fatherlessness.

Insulting judge was having a very bad day, hearing told
Tuesday, March 16, 1999, Elena Cherney, National Post
Me too....so do I get off?

Study: Smoking, Adult Crime Linked
Monday, March 15, 1999, By Tammy Webber, Los Angeles Times
Smoking and delivery complications -- that is the answer. Or is it that "Mothers who smoke during pregnancy are often young women who have previous misconduct problems and there is quite an inheritability of misconduct problems."
Study links pesticides, brain damage
Monday, March 15, 1999, By Marla Cone, Ottawa Citizen
Pesticides aren't nice either.

`Mommy' and `Daddy' battle for power
Saturday, March 13, 1999, Thomas Edsall, Toronto Star
Another columnist who has a problem between telling the difference between parents and radical genderists.

What if your parenting licence is revoked?
Tuesday, March 16, 1999, Roy MacGregor, National Post
Ouch!
Should we need a licence to be a parent?
Sunday, March 14, 1999, Janice Turner, Toronto Star
Profs think you need a licence.

Native boy to leave Manitoba for new home with U.S. family
Saturday, March 20, 1999, Janice Tibbetts, National Post
Boy is lost to the US.
Grandparents leave with adopted boy
Saturday, March 13, 1999, Adam Killick, National Post
So much with promises communicated by lawyers.
Aboriginal criticism of custody ruling unfair: U.S. couple's lawyer
Friday, March 12, 1999, Adam Killick, National Post
Lawyer states couple promises to accomodate grandfather, facilitate contact.
The battle over native adoption
Tuesday, February 23, 1999, Matgaret Philp, The Globe and Mail
Adoptive family wins custody of native boy
Thursday, February 18, 1999, Janice Tibbetts, National Post
3-year-old aboriginal boy caught in legal tug-of-war
Tuesday, February 16, 1999, Janice Tibbetts, National Post
Another sad custody battle between grandfather and "approved" adoptive parents. Another child seems to have lost.

Stupid judge tricks
Saturday, March 13, 1999, Sandra Martin, The Globe and Mail
Maybe, like Martin Friedland said, our laws are being set by stupid, drunk judges with no controls. However, a few of these "stupid" things are likely right, if someone other than a woman wrote the article.

Papers Show Ventura Man Feared Wife
Friday, March 12, 1999, Tina Dirmann, Los Angeles Times
Another unprotected husband....now dead.

Here's the dirt on housework: We're not doing much of it
Friday, March 12, 1999, Pat Bell, The Ottawa Citizen
The trend to getting lowdown and dirty on housework.

Bullying may have genetic roots
Tuesday, March 9, 1999, Yahoo!News
Different types of anti-social behaviour appear to arise from different sources.

Senate pins hopes on gender equality
Friday, March 12, 1999, Jack Aubry, The Ottawa Citizen
The senate for equal gender representation, since the electorate majority (female) doesn't vote that way?

Alberta quietly endorses children's human rights accord
Monday, March 8, 1999, Tom Arnold, National Post
Alberta agrees to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Defense says jail safer than hospital for Lemak
Sunday, March 14, 1999, Art Barnum, Chicago Tribune
Mother's path from despair to tragedy
Sunday, March 14, 1999, Janan Hanna and Ted Gregory, Chicago Tribune
'Life is ultimately fragile'
Friday, March 12, 1999, Peter Kendall and Flynn McRoberts, Chicago Tribune
Clues hint at a motive in slayings
Wednesday, March 10, 1999, Eric Ferkenhoff and Jeff Coen, Chicago Tribune
Mother is denied bond in slayings
Tuesday, March 9, 1999, Art Barnum and Ted Gregory, Chicago Tribune
A Pall over Naperville
Monday, March 8, 1999, Michael Ko and Jeff Coen, Tribune Staff Writers. Tribune staff writers Ginger Orr, Abdon M. Pallasch and Ted..., Chicago Tribune
Mom charged in slayings
Sunday, March 7, 1999, Janan Hanna and Eric Ferkenhoff, Chicago Tribune
Three kids found dead in Naperville home
Saturday, March 6, 1999, John Chase and Jeff Coen, Chicago Tribune
Mom throws out father, kills kids, attempts to kill herself but does a poor job of it. Reporters try to justify murdering children -- dad's fault? Note as story progresses how the female murderer become the victim instead -- however, male murderers would remain demons.

Our biases reveal how we see Eappens
Tuesday, March 9, 1999, Margery Eagan, Boston Herald
Biases reflect how many people interpret circumstances in death of children.

Surviving the end of your marriage: What you need to know about divorce in Massachusetts
Monday, March 8, 1999, Mark A. Perigard, The Boston Herald
Bad example, but interesting discussion of Massachusetts.

Details of murder continue to emerge
Tuesday, March 9, 1999, Jaimie Winkler, The Michigan Daily
More details -- killer is now called a "victim" and Women Studies hold memorial for her.
Two found dead in home
Monday, March 8, 1999, Jaimie Winkler, The Michigan Daily
Female university student shoots boyfriend, then self.

Ask what God would think of fighting over child custody
Sunday, March 7, 1999, Beverly Beckham, Boston Herald
Lesbian couple divies up the poor little kid.

Law Benefiting Rape Victims Nixed
Saturday, March 6, 1999, Jean McNair, Associated Press
Appeals court rules Violence Against Women Act unconstitutional
Friday, March 5, 1999, Associated Press
Some provisions of US Violence Against Women Act declared unconstitutional. Women's groups bemoan if law of the land is to be the law of the land.

Blaming the bystander
Tuesday, March 9, 1999, Editorial, National Post
Talks about the inappropriate mix of making children more responsible and, with a continuing lack of disciplinary tools, really making parents responsible and jailing them.
New act would jail parents for children's crimes
Saturday, March 6, 1999, Norm Ovenden, National Post
Well now, 80% of young offenders have no fathers involved in their lives complements of ignorant courts and vindictive mothers. So this will send mostly mothers to jail? Heck, they don't go to jail for killing men or children -- who do you think goes to jail under this rule? Disenfranchised fathers??
Young offenders to face closer supervision
Saturday, March 6, 1999, Erin Anderssen, The Globe and Mail

Fathers' group to file complaint against high court
Saturday, March 13, 1999, Janice Tibbetts, National Post
Actually, this was a Shared Parenting Group who filed the complaint. Amazing how those seeking to look after the best interests of children these days are labelled "fathers' groups" -- guess it shows.
Women's group divided by judicial squabble
Friday, March 12, 1999, Shawn Ohler, National Post
Well, just goes to show that not all women think they are victims, and that the radicals at the NCW do not necessarily represent the views of their members.

Court OKs Child Support Jail Time
Friday, March 12, 1999, Bob Egelko, Associated Press
Court: Deadbeat Dad Is No Slave to the System
Friday, March 12, 1999, Paul Alias, Law News
Kozinski shows his bias and ignorance in his court room.

Letters -- Time and place
Monday, March 15, 1999, Judge Alex Kozinski, National Post
Judge Kozinski, I beg to differ
Thursday, March 11, 1999, Edward L. Greenspan, National Post
L'Heureux-Dube was right: senior U.S. judge
Monday, March 8, 1999, Jonathon Gatehouse and Charlie Gillis, National Post
An unfair attack on a decent judgment
Monday, March 8, 1999, Alex Kozinski, National Post
Lead in and op-ed by U.S. Justice who did not like Greenspan's article and thinks stereotyping is OK if he agrees with it.

Prosecutors want sex offender jailed indefinitely
Saturday, March 13, 1999, Marina Jimenez, National Post
L'Heureux-Dubé silent about Judge McClung after making a speech about her government-funded work in promoting gender bias around the world.
Judge shuns spotlight in McClung controversy
Tuesday, March 9, 1999, Brad Evenson, National Post
L'Heureux-Dubé silent about Judge McClung after making a speech about her government-funded work in promoting gender bias around the world.

She said no. Any questions?
Monday, March 8, 1999, Andrew Coyne, National Post
Yes, lots.
Behold, a knight in shining error
Monday, March 8, 1999, David Ablett, Toronto Star
The problems with the Charter.

Senator Cools's comments on McClung, L'Heureux-Dubé and the Supreme Court
Thursday, March 4, 1999, Senator Anne Cools, Senate Debates
Excellent speech. A must read!!
It's L'Heureux-Dube's turn to apologize
Friday, March 5, 1999, Rory Leishman, London Free Press
A spot on comment.
The Canadian matriarchy's reign of terror
Thursday, March 4, 1999, George Jonas, Toronto Sun
Good outline of issues
Feminists, fascists, and other radicals
Saturday, March 6, 1999, Barbara Amiel, National Post
Strong commentary about L'Heureux-Dubé and the misguided direction of the "radical feminists".
Feminism lives!
Saturday, March 6, 1999, Trish Crawford, Toronto Star
"Feminists" cheer the gender discrimination found in Canada -- with no concern about equality .
What equality really means
Tuesday, March 2, 1999, R. Cort Kirwood, Ottawa Sun
Another poor misguided (male?) journalist who thinks that feminists are still talking about equality.

The new celibacy
Saturday, March 6, 1999, Elizabeth Abbott, The Globe and Mail
Athletics? or a disciminatory legal environment and a false sense of danger from the anti-family groups? Social breakdown at work.

Cory seen as conscience of Supreme Court
Saturday, March 6, 1999, Tonda MacCharles, Toronto Star
Wow...if the Supreme Court sees anyone as their conscience, Justice really is blind!

Teen welfare moms forced back to class
Saturday, March 6, 1999, Tom Blackwell, National Post
Tories tie teen welfare to schooling
Saturday, March 6, 1999, Caroline Mallan, Toronto Star
So father is booted out of school and off welfare? Typical.

Bonnie and Clyde style home invaders get more than four years in jail
Friday, March 5, 1999, Neal Hall, National Post
Actress gets into the home invasion business. Gets time in jail -- would have been better off if she killed men instead.

On TV, fathers no longer know best
Wednesday, March 3, 1999, Cheryl Wetzstein, The Washington Times
TV blocks out fathers, don't deal with real families.
On TV, fathers are a flop
Tuesday, March 2, 1999, Ernest Schreiber, Lancaster New Era
Severe anti-father bias in the television media

Women need more power at work: poll :Canadians say wives have the upper hand in divorce courts
Tuesday, March 2, 1999, Gloria Galloway, National Post
Younger people (18-27), those who have more experience with divorce as children, are much more likely to say the women have too much power in the divorce process than older people.

Common ground between tragedies: The response of the Catholic CAS to two high-risk families
Tuesday, March 2, 1999, Christie Blatchford, National Post
Social worker criminally charged.

Gender imbalance alarms teachers
Monday, March 1, 1999, New Zealand Herald
Lack of male teachers damaging to students.

Working Mom Absences Said Unharmful
Monday, March 1, 1999, Associated Press
Message for working moms: Your kids are okay
Monday, March 1, 1999, Corbin Andrews, National Post
Actually, study shows that kids are no worse off if mom works than is at home, and that kids are better off if mom is replaced by a good day care. Good thing dads are irreplaceable!

New take on the male/female thing
Sunday, February 28, 1999, Linda Williamson, Toronto Sun.
Women blame feminists, not men....columnist figures that if women are different from men, then it is insulting to men.

Scientists to study how gender affects disease: Why are women more prone to autoimmune disease?
Saturday, February 27, 1999, Brad Evenson, National Post
....maybe there ARE differences!

Parents defend daughter
Saturday, February 27, 1999, Gary Dimmock, National Post
Well, parents can't believe it.
Woman charged in plot to 'hit' family
Friday, February 26, 1999, Gary Dimmock, The Ottawa Citizen
She missed.

Spotlight to shift to Ewanchuk judge
Wednesday, March 3, 1999, Jill Mahoney, The Globe and Mail
The judge who has to find a sentence will be in hot water no matter what, due to Supreme Court's bad decisions.
Convicted man to demand hearing from high court
Tuesday, March 2, 1999, Shawn Ohler, National Post
Judges who convict without hearing the witnesses and seeing their credibility find out the problem with stereotyping.
Attacker awaiting sentence
Saturday, February 27, 1999, Anne Marie Owens, National Post
While the judges fight over a bad ruling, Steve Ewanchuk waits, no longer the victim, or is he?

Sometimes a massage isn't just a massage
Saturday, March 6, 1999, Christie Blatchford, National Post
Someone who actually read the Supreme Court material!!
Rhetoric flies out of control in rape ruling
Sunday, March 7, 1999, Michele Landsberg, Toronto Star
The typical rantings from this incompetant columnist that Canada has come to expect, obviously once again having no need to have read or seen or know anything about what she has decided to comment on.

Can a young lover avoid legal jeopardy?
Wednesday, March 3, 1999, Susan Richer, The Ottawa Citizen
The silliness of the Ewanchuk decision of the Supreme Court.
Women's group turns tables on L'heureux-Dube
Thursday, March 4, 1999, Shawn Ohler, National Post
REAL Women file a counter-complaint.
Women's group says wrong judge under fire
Friday, March 5, 1999, Valerie Lawton, Toronto Star
About REAL Women's filing a complaint, and feminists trying to discredit by changing the subject.
NAWL files complaint
Sunday, February 28, 1999, NAWL
Radical anti-family group (government funded) the National Association of Women and the Law files a complaint against McClung and ignores L'Heureux-Dubé

A feminist hijacking of justice
Wednesday, March 3, 1999, Claire Hoy, Toronto Star
High court 'hijacking' a falsehood
Thursday, March 4, 1999, Rosemary Spiers, Toronto Star
Defense of the Supreme Court stereotyping, statements that silly old men cannot espouse feminist points of view, and excuses for L'Heureux-Dubé's personal attacks.
Spotlight on Judge McClung
Thursday, March 4, 1999, Margaret Bateman, The Globe and Mail
Judging the judges
Wednesday, March 3, 1999, Editorial, Ottawa Citizen
Comments on the feminist call for McClung's blood, and not L'Heureux-Dupré
Top-court judge defends bench
Wednesday, March 3, 1999, Kirk Makin, The Globe and Mail
Retiring after 49 years to spend time with his family. Figures the court does not need to be accountable.

Judge not
Wednesday, March 3, 1999, Editorial, National Post
Ex-premiers say judges don't protect democracy - use not-withstanding.
Judges have no right to be bullies
Tuesday, March 2, 1999, Edward Greenspan, National Post
Eddie tells it like it is!
Freedom to say 'no' without a crinoline
Friday, March 5, 1999, Kim Buchanan and Carissima Mathen, National Post
Rebuking Greenspan's comments, but obviously without having read the court decision. The decision can be found at http://www.lexum.umontreal.ca/csc-scc/en/pub/1999/vol1/html/1999scr1_0330.html
Judges say the darndest things
Tuesday, March 2, 1999, Elena Cherney, National Post
Where judges put their "feets".
Assaulting the law
Monday, March 1, 1999, Editorial , National Post
Why the Supreme Court was wrong.
Courtship in monosyllables
Monday, March 1, 1999, Lorne Gunter, National Post
Bemoans McClung's method....but disagrees with the Supreme Court's feminism, but convicts Ewanchuk for some reason. Must be a "legal expert".
The facts in the 'no means no' case
Saturday, February 27, 1999, Anne Marie Owens, National Post
Facts are always nice to see.

The many meanings of 'no'
Wednesday, March 3, 1999, Donna Laframboise, National Post
Groundswell of support rises for embattled McClung
Wednesday, March 3, 1999, Shawn Ohler, National Post
People understand the real issues that are being clouded over.
Judge McClung should step down
Tuesday, March 2, 1999, Editorial, Toronto Star

Suicide remark was 'included as a facetious chide to the judge'
Tuesday, March 2, 1999, National Post
The apology from McClung. L'Heureux-Dub;é has not as of yet.
Judge apologizes, but won't quit
Tuesday, March 2, 1999, Jill Mahoney, National Post
Judge `sorry' for outburst
Tuesday, March 2, 1999, Tonda MacCharles, Toronto Star

McClung suffering from 'wounded vanity': judge
Monday, March 1, 1999, Shawn Ohler, National Post
More judges personally attacking a judge for personally attacking judge for.....

Alberta judge to face formal complaint
Monday, March 1, 1999, Jim Mahoney, The Globe and Mail
Women's group decides to persecute McClung.
McClung's letter outrageous, legal experts say
Legal experts outraged by personal attack on Supreme Court judge
Saturday, February 27, 1999, Alanna Mitchell, Jill Mahoney and Sean Fine, The Globe and Mail
McClung's letter outrageous, legal experts say
Saturday, February 27, 1999, Shawn Ohler, National Post
Public attack on judge sparks calls for censure
Saturday, February 27, 1999, Tonda MacCharles, Toronto Star
"Legal experts" make personal attacks about judge for making a supposedly personal attack on a judge...."legal experts" can't understand hypocrisy, it appears.
MPs split over censuring McClung
Saturday, February 27, 1999, Robert Fife, National Post
The guys who won't do their jobs and let the judges fight it out, now want to censure someone? They must be "legal experts" too!
A word from Nellie might help
Saturday, February 27, 1999, Jean Sonmor, Toronto Sun
A silly columnist, who never bothered to look at what Nellie McClung stood for, addressing her grandson. Is she a "legal expert"?

'Best, worst' of British legal tradition seen in Judge McClung's decisions
Saturday, February 27, 1999, Shawn Ohler, National Post
Some of Judge McClung's judicial history.
Supreme Court's great dissenter
Saturday, February 27, 1999, Janice Tibbetts, National Post
Judge L'Heureux-Dube's past and some details of her own dysfunctional family, but "she's never seen herself as a victim". Glad to know these people are now running your life?

Judge reiterates belief that teen wasn't assaulted
Saturday, February 27, 1999, Shawn Ohler, National Post
Judge responds to personal attacks.
McClung's letter to the National Post in PDF format
Saturday, February 27, 1999, National Post
McClung's letter to the National Post as published
Friday, February 26, 1999, National Post
Women justices rebuke male judge in sex-assault case
Friday, February 26, 1999, Janice Tibbets, National Post
Gender-based attack on Justice McClung by certain Supreme Court Justices.
He Said, She Said
Friday, February 26, 1999, National Post
Personal attack by Supreme Court Justice Claire Heureax-Dubé on Justice McClung.

No means no, Supreme Court rules
Friday, February 26, 1999, Kirk Makin, The Globe and Mail
Globe's story
A touch is just a touch: The definition of sexual assault needs refining
Friday, February 26, 1999, Editorial, The Globe and Mail
Globe's commentary on another dumb Supreme Court decision.
Judges clash over landmark sex-assault ruling
Friday, February 26, 1999, Janice Tibbetts and Shawn Ohler, National Post
Supreme Court Justice Claire L'Heureux-Dube and Alberta Court of Appeal Justice John McClung (grandson of the famous feminist) sock out who is the stereotypical bigot -- McClung doesn't sound silly.
Judge's sex case ruling `delights' women
Friday, February 26, 1999, Tonda MacCharles, Toronto Star
Star cheers, lawyers point out how silly the court is.
Female justices slam sexist myths in ruling
Friday, February 26, 1999, Tonda MacCharles,Toronto Star
Sounds more to me like they are making them up as they goes along.
Supreme Court makes enlightened judgment
Friday, February 26, 1999, Editorial, Toronto Star
Who ever said that editors look at the problems before they write...
No means no in sex assaults, top court rules
Friday, February 26, 1999, Janice Tibbetts, The Ottawa Citizen
A silly decision, but....if she gives you a hug and you say NO and she hugs you again, call the police -- that is sexual assault. If you mother makes you kiss or hug that old aunt -- that is sexual assault (and maybe on a minor) -- call the police! You have to wonder which planet Supreme Court Justices are from. The decision can be found at http://www.lexum.umontreal.ca/csc-scc/en/pub/1999/vol1/html/1999scr1_0330.html.

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