Browsing All posts tagged under »false allegations«

A Wronged Father’s Immodest Proposal for Restraining Order Reform

June 23, 2015

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The author of this guest commentary is a Virginia man whose wife obtained “three temporary restraining orders against [him], and finally got a permanent restraining order imposed against [him] in Colorado in January 2015, based on a claim of domestic abuse, stalking, sexual assault, and physical assault,” a claim made seven months after she had […]

It All Starts with the “Rape Question”: Before Society Can Be Expected to Redress the Harms of False Accusation, It Must First Be Led to Acknowledge That False Accusation Destroys

June 20, 2015

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“Having demonstrated that the percentage of false sexual assault reports is not as high as many people think, this does not deny their terrible reality. We all know that false reports do really exist, and they are incredibly damaging both to criminal justice personnel and to the countless victims of sexual assault whose credibility they […]

Low and Outside: An Umpire’s Story of Restraining Order Abuse (by an Underhand Screwball)

June 6, 2015

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The common assumption—one that’s been vigorously enforced by advocates of the “abuse industry”—is that restraining orders are used to protect “victims” from “abusers.” So-called abusers are represented as violent husbands or boyfriends, or as stalkers, representations that account for the ubiquity of restraining orders and the ease of their procurement. The man whose story of […]

“Chris Matthews [of MSNBC’s Hardball] Molested My Daughter”—Could Someone Falsely Make That Claim on a Restraining Order Petition and Face No Consequences?

June 5, 2015

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The answer to the question in the title is yes, someone could falsely allege Chris Matthews is a child molester on a civil restraining order application and face no consequences…though the publicity might be unpleasant all around. Could someone falsely allege that NPR’s “Terry Gross procures young girls for pimps”? Yep (or feeds them drugs)—and […]

False Accusations and Procedural Abuse Hurt Pets…and May Be the Death of Them

June 3, 2015

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This post is the first of a projected series that will explore the rollback of advances in women’s rights, civil rights, minority rights, gay and lesbian (GLBTQ) rights, children’s rights, and animal rights by bad procedural policy, bad procedural practice, and procedural abuse. The detriment to animal rights begins the series because dogs are dear […]

You Don’t Want to “Be a Part of It”: Commentary on New York’s Protection Order Biz

May 21, 2015

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I corresponded with a man last year, a man in a homosexual relationship, who was assaulted by his partner severely enough to require the ministrations of a surgeon. His boyfriend was issued a restraining order coincident to his being charged with assault. That’s how it typically works in New York: A protection order is issued following […]

Guest Post by Melissa Harvey, Founder of the Kayden Jayce Foundation, Which Seeks Community Aid to Support Disadvantaged Parents and Children in Family Crises

May 7, 2015

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Earlier posts on this blog introduced the Kayden Jayce Foundation and its interest in collecting the stories of victims of parental alienation and legal abuse. This post introduces its founder, Melissa Harvey, who presents an overview of the foundation’s services and who appeals to civic conscience, especially that of business owners, for support of the foundation’s […]

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