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Men, Myths, and Masculinity in the News- 10/14/09

October 14, 2009
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Marriage Resource Center puts focus on fatherhood In the quest to strengthen marriages in Carroll County, the Marriage Resource Center has turned its attention to fatherhood. The Marriage Resource Center brought together more than 100 people Friday morning to a Fatherhood Summit at Grace Hall in Westminster. Amy Gilford, community relations director and assistant...
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Men, Myths, and Masculinity in the News – 10/12/09

October 12, 2009
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Men, Myths, and Masculinity in the News – 10/12/09

Judge: W.Va. shelter rules biased against men (Note: This is the second legal victory for men’s rights activist in a year proving that domestic violence advocates and their agencies openly discriminate against men and boys.) A Kanawha County Circuit judge has voided West Virginia’s regulations for domestic violence programs, saying they discriminate by denying...
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Aiken County Sheriff's Office looking for 10 "Dead-Beat Moms"

September 8, 2009
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AIKEN, S.C. — The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is looking for ten “Dead-Beat Moms.” Each of them owes more than $25,000 in and is wanted by the Family Court. The names of the ten moms are: Debra Key-Creech, Mary Alice Jerry, Marsha Michelle Dorn, Tina Lynn Richards, Tina Renee Ross, Juria Maurieca Robinson, April...
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'Taxpayers should not have to fund feminist porn'

September 8, 2009
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Thursday September 3rd sees the premiere of Mia Engberg’s ‘Dirty diaries’, a feminist porn movie funded by the Swedish Film Institute. Engberg received 500,000 kronor ($69,000) from the Institute to make the movie. But to argue that girls having sex with girls and women masturbating is somehow a good alternative to mainstream porn feels...
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Italian Tourist Arrested in Brazil for Publicly Kissing His Daughter

September 8, 2009
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From the Telegraph: The businessman, 48, who has not been named, was arrested following a complaint from an elderly Brazilian couple who thought he was overly affectionate towards his daughter. Despite protests from the girl that her father had done nothing wrong, the man is being kept in custody. The man’s Brazilian wife, who...
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Missing Boy Allegedly Abducted in Custody Battle Found Hidden Behind Wall

September 8, 2009
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A boy allegedly abducted in a custody dispute nearly two years ago has turned up alive, hiding with his mother in a small, specially built secret room at his grandmother’s Illinois home, investigators said. The boy’s mother, 30-year-old Shannon Wilfong, is charged with felony child abduction. The grandmother, 51-year-old Diane Dobbs, is charged with...
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Fathers' Rights Attorney Jeffery Leving Co-Authors New Illinois Laws

August 31, 2009
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CHICAGO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ — Effective immediately, Gov. Pat Quinn has just signed into law 3 Illinois Council on Responsible Fatherhood (ICRF) bills that passed both houses of the General Assembly.  “As Chairman of the ICRF, I am pleased to have co-authored these bills. I want to thank legislators from both parties who helped...
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New Divorce Resource For Men Opens In Chicago

August 31, 2009
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A new service is being offered in the Chicago area for men who are struggling with the divorce process. The program is called The Bridge To Transformational Divorce. From the website: Are you in the process of divorce and already feeling powerless or worried about being taken advantage of? Are you like most men,...
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Officials Weigh Circumcision to Fight H.I.V. Risk

August 31, 2009
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Public health officials are considering promoting routine circumcision for all baby boys born in the United States to reduce the spread of H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS. The topic is a delicate one that has already generated controversy, even though a formal draft of the proposed recommendations, due out from the Centers for...
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Cheetos (Poor People Need Fathers Not Government Programs)

August 31, 2009
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Great article from Victoria Jackson. Statistics confirm the fact that most “poor” people have no fathers.  My father told me that Cheetos makes you fat.  He also built a gym in our backyard.  We lived in a very “poor” neighborhood.  Our house cost $10,000 when he bought it in the 50’s.  The neighborhood then got...
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