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YIKES! DV Hysteria Goes Global!!!

How many examples of alarmist language, one-sided claims, distortions of fact, and outright falsehoods can you find in this statement by the United Nations Development…

India Doesn’t Want Anything to do with I-VAWA

I-VAWA: A Failed Experiment$1 Billion to Imprison the Innocent The International Violence against Women Act (I-VAWA) was recently introduced in the Senate (S.2982) and House…

2010 February | Abusegate, Investigate!

Friday, February 26th, 2010 This past week, tens of thousands of media outlets, reporters, commentators, and politicians reported or commented on Sen. Harry Reid’s remark…

I-VAWA: Abusegate to go International?

Bill Pledges a Billion Dollars to Fight Gender ViolenceBy Charles Fromm WASHINGTON, Feb 4, 2010 (IPS) – The U.S. House and Senate introduced new legislation…

Canada: More DV Double-Speak | Abusegate, Investigate!

Double-speak refers to language that deliberately distorts or reverses the meaning of words. Such is the case in the following article on enacting “get-tough” prosecution policies in British…