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Topeka Kansas To Decriminalize Domestic Violence

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Don`t know if appropriate for I-A-B but should create discussion, probably some horrible discussion.
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Hits: 8328 | Favorites: 0 | Emailed: 0 | Rating: 2.2 | Category: News & Politics | Date: 10/10/2011
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Male, 40-49, Europe
 12381 Posts
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 5:30:51 AM
the difference was that he was more than able to walk away, a luxury some women do not have.

And others do. And some men don't.

I realise that your position is less extreme than normal. You call men "chauvinists" if they say they don`t want male victims blamed or at best ignored. You consider DV to be fundamentally and significantly different solely on the basis of the sexes of the people involved, with male on female being the worst and female on male being the least bad. But you acknowledge that it exists and you don`t immediately jump to blaming the victim, which makes you less sexist than normal when it comes to domestic violence.

Or maybe I`ve misunderstood and you`re trying a new way to dismiss consideration of male victims of DV, now that the status quo of blaming them, laughing at them or at best ignoring them is being questioned.

Male, 18-29, Southern US
 4799 Posts
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 2:30:44 AM
@botfly, is there somewhere I can sign up for this?

Female, 50-59, Europe
 6845 Posts
Monday, October 10, 2011 11:23:51 PM
Ok, Sorry too Jen ( poo happens though) but, you must know how impossible it is for someone in daily fear of their life to take a stand. This is why DV was pushed up the agenda. Just because people misuse the law is no reason to put those lives at risk. Usually that attitude is from those who have no clue what it is like. Reword it perhaps, but a third party must prosecute and be able to do it without the co-operation of the victim.

Female, 50-59, Southern US
 3572 Posts
Monday, October 10, 2011 6:57:18 PM
stupid. and mitt romney wants to reverse Roe v. Wade if elected.

sounds like open season on females. i weep for our future.

oh, and before some male chauvanist jumps on me for my opinions, i know that some males are victims of domestic violence. i once lived next door to a 6'3" man repeatedly terrorized by a 5` female with a pair of high heels. but the difference was that he was more than able to walk away, a luxury some women do not have.

Male, 18-29, S. America
 15499 Posts
Monday, October 10, 2011 6:29:45 PM
Are we back to the 50s ?

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