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False Restraining Orders That Allege Emotional Abuse ARE Emotional Abuse

June 5, 2014


A theme that emerges upon consideration of restraining order abuse is lack of empathy—from impulsive or false accusers and from those who abet them. Plaintiffs who act either spitefully or viciously seldom appreciate the ramifications of their actions. They may possess what we call a normal conscience but either don’t think or, in the heat […]

WomensLaw: A Domain Name That Says All You Need to Know about Where Restraining Order Reform Needs to Start

May 30, 2014


The biggest challenge to sensitizing people to abusive restraining order policies that are readily and pervasively exploited by malicious litigants can be summed up in a single word: sex. Women, who are often victims of abuse of court process, don’t want to implicate women in their injuries; they want to blame their false accusers, who […]

SPITE: Feminism and Restraining Order Rampancy

May 15, 2014


“I wasn’t thinking when I wrote my domestic abuse statement in Virginia against my boyfriend.” “Can I get a permanent protection order against my spouse’s lover?” “How [do you] bait someone into violating a restraining order?” —A few recent search terms leading to this blog I stumbled upon a video presentation the other day by […]

“Rape Culture” and Restraining Order Abuse

January 29, 2014


“During the early 1970s, feminists began to engage in consciousness-raising efforts to educate the public about the reality of rape. Until then, rape was rarely discussed or acknowledged: ‘Until the 1970s, most Americans assumed that rape, incest, and wife-beating rarely happened.’ The idea of rape culture was one result of these efforts.” —Wikipedia, “Rape Culture” I think I’d […]