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U.N. Complicit in Forced Sterilizations
As the U.N. continues to pose as the conscience and watchdog of the globe, the U.S. is being battered for taking the proper position: namely, reducing its role in global family planning ventures.
Compassion, Kindness Killed by Fear, Paranoia
Terrorists hope to destroy the social fabric of the West by instilling a paranoia into our lives that makes us turn against each other. It is working.
How dads who can't be with their children can be 'with' their children (Guest editorial by Warren Farrell, Ph.D.)
What can a man do to help himself -- something to be "with" his children if he cannot be with his children? Let me offer the "Top Ten Ways of Being 'With' Your Children When You Cannot Be With Your Children."
Killing Terri (Guest editorial by Tresa McBee)
Few cries resonate for Terri, except from parents desperate to save their child, while The System allows Terri -- dependent but not lifeless -- to gradually die.
The Glass Ceiling: It can't be shattered if it doesn't exist (Guest editorial by Lindsay McNutt)
The only way to break the glass ceiling is keep striking harder and harder, but you have to strike with the fragments of the extreme groups that need to be dismantled.
Why Teachers Leave (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
An effective school or school district leadership does one thing above all: It keeps good teachers in the classroom. Our schools are like an army whose best soldiers, year after year, are deserting.
Affirmative Action Insults Immigrant Contributions
Those who argue against affirmative action "get" the concepts of "justice," "equality" and "freedom." That is precisely why we say: eliminate affirmative action.
Attacks on American Muslims Reaffirm Wisdom of 2nd Amendment (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
This nation's founders saw the Second Amendment as a way for the common people to resist a tyrannical government and also as a way for besieged ethnic or religious minorities to defend themselves.
Golfing with girls (Guest editorial by Tresa McBee)
Some people want to make the men-only policy of the Augusta National Golf Club a national issue, but women who've come of age in the past 25 years don't worry too much about private clubs' membership policies.
Stand Up for Yourself
Don't let abusers harm your reputation as a reasonable and decent human being. Instead, increase it by standing up for yourself without degrading anyone else.
Is Pay a Function of Gender Bias? (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
Please, stop claiming that women make less money than men because of "discrimination." And stop ignoring the contributions and sacrifices of men.
Hold your (kid's) head high (Guest editorial by Tresa McBee)
The rate at which infants conquer head lifting and begin scooching their diaper-clad behinds across the floor is now a source of concern, of angst, of keeping up with the Joneses' junior.
Feminist Fighting: Aren't We All Women?
The ideological opportunism of PC feminists has made otherwise humane people look with suspicion on "victims."
Families and the War (Guest editorial by Dianna Thompson and Glenn Sacks)
Upon return from overseas duty, military reservists with child support orders will face a threat here at home -- the war that is being waged against "deadbeat dads."
Sticks and Stones Injure over at Harvard (Guest editorial by Tresa McBee)
We have too many whiners who offend too easily -- or cloak themselves in sensitivity to exert control.
Question from A Reader
Rights & Responsibilities
Reproductive rights should not be uncoupled from responsibilities. I have seen the human agony caused by laws that privilege one parent over another based solely on gender, and there is nothing humorous about it.
Why Males Don't Go to College (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
As the percentage of males on our college campuses continues to decline, many observers are finally beginning to ask questions.
Girls will be boys (Guest editorial by Tresa McBee)
Demanding equal opportunity, pay and treatment on the way to accomplishing our goals doesn't mean we must become men.
Feminist Urban Legends
A generation has been raised to believe that shouting is debate, defamation of character is argument, and valid research does not exist. This PC legacy must not be allowed to stand.
Shouldn't Men Have a Choice, Too? (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
Johnson is part of a growing movement of men who bristle at being "coerced fathers," and who have enlisted in a "Choice for Men" movement whose goals are every bit as legitimate as the goals of the women's reproductive rights movement.
Equal Access Does Not Guarantee Equal Outcome
The election's postmortem analysis will be haunted by a shrill complaint: "Not enough women were elected!" The accusation should be ignored because there is no proper ratio of female versus male office holders.
Politics of abuse - why you don't hear about men (Guest editorial by Tresa McBee)
Addressing violence as a problem affecting society inclusive of all of us, even men, goes against women-only advocates who prefer to create and maintain chasms into which their agendas become entrenched.
Flawed Court Report Reveals Feminist Desperation
What do you call a report that invalidates itself in the introduction and threatens critics with criminal prosecution in the conclusion? Answer: the revised 2002 Family Court Report issued by the California National Organization of Women.
Paternity Justice Act of 2002 Had Little to Do with Justice (Guest editorial by Kirsten Tynan)
Paternity fraud is a problem which must be addressed, but AB 2240 would have at best relieved one victimized man's burden at the expense of another while leaving the responsible party untouched.
Men join women in the quest for perfection (Guest editorial by Tresa McBee)
So men are finally feeling inadequate enough to scar their bodies. Welcome to the party. Your first Botox injection is free with purchase of implant.
Re-Evaluating the Risk of Breast Cancer (Guest editorial by Rondi Adamson)
Women have done women a disservice by insisting so much on "women's diseases." Creating hysteria where there needn't be any is destructive, and taking attention away from where it should be isn't much better.
The Teachers' 'Code of Silence' (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
Police officers are well-known for their hesitation to divulge information about the misdeeds of other officers. educators have a similar "code of silence."
Battered Women's Syndrome: Science or Sham?
As Domestic Violence Awareness Month nears its end, organizations like the California Coalition for Battered Women in Prison are calling loudly for the mass pardoning of "battered" women who have been convicted of first-degree murder.
California Governor Davis Preserves and Protects Paternity Fraud (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks and Dianna Thompson)
California Governor Gray Davis had the chance to free thousands of falsely condemned men. He chose federal funds instead.
Pass the Prozac (Guest editorial by Tresa McBee)
Two psychiatrists plan to define the normal friction of interpersonal relationships as evidence of psychiatric problems.
Frozen egg birth begins a reproduction revolution for women (Guest editorial by Amara Graps)
Recent news from Britain reveals that a woman who had become pregnant using her own frozen eggs gave birth to a healthy baby girl. The fallout may transform society.
Purging the Political Correctness Within
Sweeping up the debris of political correctness means demolishing the laws, the institutions and the tax-funded bureaucracies that are its structure. But it also means eliminating the vicious attitudes of intolerance and anger that are its spirit.
When Men's Health Doesn't Count (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks and Dianna Thompson)
Considering Congress' repeated refusal to act to help men's health, one can't help but wonder--is men's health as important as women's, or is it merely more important than monkeys'?
Little monsters - When kids raise themselves (Guest editorial by Tresa McBee)
Children, regardless of background, can't raise themselves. Look what happens when they do.
State Legislation Protects Abortion Rights
The abortion debate is already the most bitter and divisive single issue in North American politics. The conflict is about to be ratcheted up a notch or two by legislative combat between California and the federal government.
Can Abolishing Sole Custody Curb Divorce? (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks and Dianna Thompson)
Given the tremendous social cost of divorce and fatherlessness -- the huge increases in juvenile crime, youth suicide, school dropouts and a wide assortment of social ills -- keeping marriages together should be a national priority. Changing the way custody is determined is the first step.
Synonym Salad (Guest editorial by Tresa McBee)
Let's stick with how texts were first conceived, as in drafted. Or is it created? Devised? Planned? Pick one. But don't replace the original.
'Restorative Justice' Offers Battered Women More Options
Some victims need an alternate method of handling domestic violence, which allows them to preserve their relationships while preventing future violence.
Michigan Reform Plan Fights Rising Paternity Fraud (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks and Dianna Thompson)
Courts should terminate child support obligations for men who are not the fathers of the children.
U.S. Should Stay Out of UNESCO
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is not the benign agency it is sometimes painted as.
Shared Custody Could Prevent Abductions (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks and Dianna Thompson)
The vast majority of child abductors are not strangers but parents.
Dirty Dealings Kill Men's Panel
The apparent sabotage of the New Hampshire Commission on the Status of Men offers a harsh lesson in strategy.
High-Profile 'Deadbeat Dad' Raids Won't Fix Child Support System (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks and Dianna Thompson)
The high-living deadbeat dad who stiffs his kids is largely a mythical creature.
Making Some Sense of It All
The most powerful force in society is the single human being who stands up for what he or she believes in.
The 'Boy Parent Dilemma' (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
Modern schools are not suited to boys' personalities and learning styles.
What Price is Right? (Guest editorial by Tresa McBee)
When he pays, and she wants more.
Calm Down Hootie!
The woman's group pushing for admission into the Augusta National Golf Club is not using governmental might but the strategy of nonviolent action.
When Separate Can Be Equal -- and Better (Guest editorial by Tresa McBee)
Kudos to officials who pay attention to the benefits single-sex education provides.
The Four Fatal Flaws of CEDAW (Guest editorial by Ed Bartlett)
Four reasons to reject the UN's Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.
O, Mother, Mother (Guest editorial by Sunni Maravillosa)
The mainstream feminist movement is having real trouble with the concept of motherhood: you're damned if you do, and you're damned if you don't.
Abused Women Have Choices
Many intelligent, adult women consciously choose to stay in an abusive relationship.
Labor Day and 9/11: Glass Ceilings and Glass Cellars (Guest editorial by Warren Farrell, Ph.D.)
To this day, the more a profession is a "Death Profession", the more it is comprised of men.
They're Only Boys (Guest editorial by Tresa McBee)
Antiboy T-shirts are an example of how we continually devalue our men.
The Silence Surrounding RAWA
What has happened to the money collected for the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan?
Senate Must Not Ratify CEDAW
CEDAW would give an intrusive, corrupt, non-elected foreign body -- the U.N. -- the power to sculpt American laws and institutions into the image of gender feminism.
Baseball Player's Domestic Violence Arrest Demonstrates How Men are Presumed Guilty in Domestic Disputes (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
Baltimore Orioles pitcher Scott Erickson was arrested after an altercation with his girlfriend last week--the latest example of how police often arrest men who have been attacked by their female partners.
The Sexism of Gun Control (Guest editorial by David Graham)
Last week, Louisiana Governor Mike Foster reminded women in his state that they have a right to buy a handgun for personal protection. What’s unusual about the response is the barely veiled sexism.
Cato University: A Student’s Perspective
(Guest editorial by Ollivia M. Sexton)
A student at "Cato U" relates some of the lessons she learned at this libertarian seminar.
Routine Procedure or Child Abuse?
As furor over female genital mutilation grows, so does the criticism of male circumcision.
NOW Distances Itself from the Family Court Report and NAFCJ (Guest editorial by Trudy Schuett)
Why is it that the national office seems to be disinterested in, possibly even embarrassed by this report?
Child Support Enforcement Act Substitutes Political Grandstanding for Leadership (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks and Dianna Thompson)
This misguided piece of legislation--the latest salvo in the war against "deadbeat dads"--lies upon a foundation of illusions.
Fast-Food Lawsuit Denies Personal Responsibility
(Guest editorial by George Getz)
A lawsuit filed by an obese New Yorker against several popular fast-food chains should be immediately dismissed, because individuals – and not restaurants – are responsible for what they eat.
Practicing Intellectual Virtue
A return to the Intellectual Virtues is overdue, if not in the name of civility, then for the sake of self-defense.
Pentagon Funds Lap Dances
(Guest editorial by George Getz)
Thousands spent on strippers and golf memberships shows Pentagon spending is out of control.
Time to Yank the Tax Money
It is not legal for universities to use tax money to discriminate on the basis of sex in employment or educational opportunities. Yet the University of Maryland, a state school, is taking tax money to create educational and employment opportunities exclusively for women.
Family Structure and the Law
(Guest editorial by Ronald K. Henry)
Children are born with two parents. Children want, love, and need two parents.
It's Time to Privatize Marriage
Let people make their own marriage contracts according to their conscience, religion and common sense.
'Virtual Visitation' is no Substitute for a Father (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks and Dianna Thompson)
This week's ruling by a Massachusetts court points to a new and dangerous trend in family law.
NOW's Family Court Report 2002: Faulty Research, False Conclusions (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
"Family Court Report 2002" turns reality on its head by claiming that California family courts are biased against women.
Put Up or Shut Up
The stranglehold on the media that political correctness enjoys by virtue of intimidation must end.
Have Anti-Father Family Court Policies Led to a Men's Marriage Strike? (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks and Dianna Thompson)
American men, in the face of a family court system which is hopelessly stacked against them, have subconsciously launched a "marriage strike."
NOW Court Report Lacks Facts
A "report" just released by the California chapter of NOW on the alleged abuse of women in family courts is fluff without substance.
When in Trouble, Blame a Man (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
Colorado arsonist Terry Barton knows that the best way to arouse public sympathy and deflect attention away from what she has done is to blame a man.
A Father’s Concern (Guest editorial by Guy C. Monahan)
Society’s focus on the rights of women blurs any effort to expose the plight of divorced dads.
Catholic Church Faces New Sex Scandal
Scandal in the Roman Catholic Church may be spreading from priests' abuse of children to abuse of women, especially nuns.
Why Are There so Many Women in the Fathers' Movement? (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks and Dianna Thompson)
Three and a half decades after the rise of the feminist movement, American gender politics have begun to come full circle.
Scrapping NOW: Time to Redefine Feminism (Speech given by Wendy McElroy at the NCFM Forum, St. Paul, MN, 21 June 2002.)
This is the decade during which men stand up, like women did in the '60s, and say "We want equality, we demand justice."
"Stories" (Speech given by Trudy Schuett at the NCFM Forum, St. Paul, MN, 21 June 2002. Offsite link to the Desert Light Journal.)
There can be no future for a society that values half its population so little we allow them to be humiliated, physically and emotionally tortured, even incarcerated for no crime beyond being themselves.
Dark Cloud Shades U.N. Women's Treaty
Poverty, starvation, disease, war, and environmental disaster are wrongly laid at the feet of parents who wish to have children.
American Fathers Get a Bad Rap (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
Unfairly stereotyped by critics left and right, male and female, at best the American father is generally portrayed as a second class parent.
FBI Should Investigate Terrorism, Not Sex (Guest editorial by George Getz)
Why were a dozen FBI agents investigating a brothel in New Orleans on the same day that terrorists crashed airliners into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon?
Abortion: A Moral Quagmire
The only hope for progress in the abortion dialogue lies in the great excluded middle.
How to Bring Back Our Fathers (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
Hundreds of thousands of fathers are locked out of their children's lives.
This Father's Day, Send Justice
On June 21, a group of men and women will speak up for fathers who long to put their arms around children taken away.
Stay-at-Home Dads: A Practical Solution to the Career Woman's Dilemma (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
Replacing the two-earner couple with a female breadwinner and a stay-at-home dad can be an attractive option.
When Good Women Do Nothing
Good women must not let PC feminism continue to affect our culture.
Kitaen Plays the "Woman's Trump Card" (Guest editorial by Glenn J. Sacks)
In her recent custody petition Tawny Kitaen accused her husband, major league baseball player Chuck Finley, of domestic violence.
The Bare Truth (Guest editorial by Cristina Alcivar)
The issue of striptease is not just about the conditions of work, it is about freedom of choice.
Menopause: Just Say "No!" (Guest editorial by "Irene," the irate ifeminist.)
I refuse to view menopause as another challenge.
Feminists Claim Motherhood as Liberal Cause
Why are politically-correct feminists now scrambling to play the "mommy card"?
The Price of Fatherhood (Guest editorial by Glenn J. Sacks)
A father's reply to Ann Crittenden's "Mothers Manifesto."
Lawsuits Fueling Health Care Crisis
Abuse of lawsuits is creating an alarming and needless health crisis for women and newborns in the United States.
Child Support Bill Will Help Newly Released Prisoners Rebuild Their Lives (Guest editorial by Glenn J. Sacks)
Tens of thousands of men and women struggle under staggering child support debts as they attempt to reintegrate into society.
"Fat Law" Should be Repealed (Guest editorial by George Getz)
The case of a 240-pound aerobics instructor offers more proof of why anti-discrimination laws must be repealed.
Are Parents Boycotting Public Schools?
Parents wish to choose the values and standards by which their children are educated.
Is There a Batterer in the US Senate? (Guest editorial by Glenn J. Sacks)
This abuser's spouse has suffered repeated violent attacks, yet there has been no condemnation of this Senator's violence.
Raise Your Own (Guest editorial by Cathy Cuthbert)
The daylong institutionalization of children of all ages must be condemned.
Anti-Gun Myths Harm Women
A questionable study shouldn't deter women from taking responsibility for their self-defense.
Let's not 'Learn' OJ-style Lessons From Blake Case (Guest editorial by Glenn J. Sacks)
The OJ Simpson case was a disaster for American men as it offered an opportunity to distort reality on domestic violence. Let's not make the same error with the Robert Blake case.
The Bill of Intellectual Rights
Intellectual civility must be championed, beginning on the individual level.
Males Get Longer Sentences than Females for Same Crime (Guest editorial by Marc Angelucci)
When Etta Ann Urdiales was murdered in Colorado, two completely different juries convicted two different people of the crime. She got 10 years in prison. He was put to death.
Gender Feminism's Global Blackmail
Recent pronouncements by the World Bank — which lends over $17 billion annually to developing nations — suggest that the U.N.-aligned agency is currently engaged in gender blackmail.
Boys: The New Underclass in American Schools (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
By every index, our schools are failing our boys.
DNA Evidence: Enough to Exonerate Dads? (Guest editorial by Dianna Thompson)
Even though DNA evidence has been used to free falsely convicted murderers, courts are slow to accept it as proof that a man should not have to pay child support.
Victims From Birth
What of prospective parents who deliberately engineer a genetic defect into their offspring?
Letters to the Editor
On woman-bashing, and traumatized law school students.
Law School Lawsuit Threatens Academic Freedom
A low-profile lawsuit at the University of Virginia School of Law could make professors liable for the childhood traumas of their students.
Confronting Woman-Bashing in the Men's Movement (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
There is a disturbing fringe element whose woman-bashing very much resembles the vicious man-bashing which men and fathers have endured for the past three decades.
Stop Treating Students Like Criminals (Guest editorial by Ron Crickenberger)
What do convicted criminals have in common with American public high school students?
Doctors Question Teens Without Parental Consent
Teen questionnaires violate doctor-patient confidentiality and parental authority.
Giuliani: A Very Personal Price for 9-11 (Guest editorial by Dianna Thompson)
Is denying a child a closer relationship with a parent really in the child's best interest?
A new legal industry is arising to enrich lawyers, clog the court systems and further saturate society with litigation. It revolves around the concepts of "wrongful birth" and "wrongful life."
California Paternity Justice Act: If the Genes Don't Fit, You Must Acquit (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
The Paternity Justice Act of 2002, recently introduced into the California State Assembly, will require courts to vacate paternity judgments which are shown to be erroneous.
The 21st-century feminist is anyone — female or male — who rejects gender privilege and demands real equality for men and women under the law.
In Defense of Russell Yates (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
Russell Yates deserves better than to be blamed for the murders of his children and to be vilified as a cruel, domineering patriarch.
Identity Politics Dismisses Shared Humanity
In stressing the separateness and antagonism of groups, identity politics dismisses the shared humanity that underlies their secondary differences.
Tennessee Shared Parenting Bill Could Help Children, Reduce Divorce (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
Tennessee HB2338 / SB2406 would abolish the concept of child custody and give equal standing to both parents in a divorce.
Andrea Yates, NOW, and Feminist Jurisprudence
NOW hasn't lost interest in the murdering mother who confessed to methodically drowning her five children.
Lady, Your Slip is Showing
Anyone familiar with what passes for statistics within feminism will not be surprised by the willful corruption of data.
Shouldn't Men Have a Choice, Too? (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
What country is it which compels a person to have a child they don't want?
Take Back Valentine's Day!
Rather than taking 24 hours to celebrate romantic love, women are admonished by PC feminists to ponder rape and domestic violence.
Campus puts students at undue risk (Guest essay by Josh Dazey and Jessica Mainard)
Daily, American college administrators are separating their students from both reality and their basic Constitutional rights.
Is NOW Pro-Choice or Pro-Abortion?
When they want American tax-dollars to help fund China's one-couple, one-child policy, NOW has ceased to be pro-choice.
California Mother's Triple Murders Show Cost of Ignoring Female Abusers (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
The Socorro Caro case is an extreme example of the price children, fathers, and our society as a whole sometimes pay for our refusal to acknowledge female domestic violence.
The Ripple Effect of Rape & The Collective Denial (Guest essay by Diana Goss)
What is left in terms of resolution for the majority of rape victims who choose not to report?
Are Fathers' Rights a Factor in Male Suicide?
One reason for the alarming increase in male suicide may be the discrimination fathers encounter in family courts.
Jordan vs. Jordan: In Defense of Michael Jordan (Guest editorial by Glenn Sacks)
In discussing relationships, American society has taken the immense complexity and difficulty of marriage and family life and reduced it to one simple rule--when in doubt, blame the man.
The U.N.'s Role in Bosnian Brothels
Why — in the presence of thousands of NATO peacekeepers and U.N. officials - has sexual trafficking in Bosnia become an international scandal?
Slippery Slopes Revisted: A Second Wave Feminist Blows Out the Candles for Roe v. Wade (Guest editorial by Barbara Curtis)
Twenty nine years ago nine black-robed men handed feminists a triumph that would try our souls, and I have come to believe, find them wanting.
A Defense of Abortion (Special feature)
The legalization of abortion is justified on the principle, "a woman's body, a woman's right."
Will Bloomberg's Legacy Be Tax-Funded Abortions?
Should government finance the moral choices women make with their own bodies? On this issue, I must stand with pro-lifers and say, "no."
NOW Grabs For WTC Relief Funds
NOW's cash-starved hand is reaching out to snatch at the federal relief money intended to aid people in the recovery from terrorism.
Government Should Not Dictate Diversity
The secret of harmony and prosperity is the ability of all to associate economically as legal equals, and the freedom to not associate — the freedom to walk away.
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