Do you support the Duluth Model of violence that states only men can be violent?
Question: Should this model be the basis for police training, and conclusion making especially in situations where they are required to make an arrest? (which it often is) Does it come as any surprise this model was created by a feminist? ______________________________________... “Duluth believes in gender shaming as an intervention technique.” From “ The Duluth model: A data-impervious paradigm and a faild strategy” Published in the Journal: Science Direct: http://lab.drdondutton.com/wp-content/up... (It's based on the assumption men are violent and women are not, and that it's only in incredibly rare cases that a woman would ever be violent. Therefore the assumption is that males are always the guilty party. I had to abbreviate a bit to fit the question.) Integration - Not to mention the winters. Lightgreen - no not made up. Follow my link or do your own google search. Males are often arrested without due process due to the combination of mandatory arrest policy and Duluth model assumptions.
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"The Duluth model was developed by Minnesota Program Development, Inc., a nonprofit agency in Duluth, Minnesota. The program was largely founded by social activist Ellen Pence." Ellen Pence: "Pence was the author of several educational manuals and curricula for classes for battered women, men who batter, and law enforcement officers. She co-authored two books: Educational Groups for Men Who Batter: The Duluth Model and Coordinated Community Response to Domestic Violence: Lessons from the Duluth Model." Hmmm. A wealthy feminist social activist funds a very biased program that shows only men are capable of battering. How fu*king convenient! I do not support the Duluth Model or the power wheel. I've had multiple email conversations with someone directly from Duluth about this. Every single thing I was told completely contradicted statistics and studies I've read from any non-feminist site. Not anti-feminist, not MRA, just non-biased. The Duluth Model should be used as a model on how NOT to train police officers or manipulate legislation.
Try looking up homes for battered women. Also there are shelters everywhere so go to your local d.e.s office or even google it. Yes, you do need to press charges on both of them because for one your boyfriend did that to you so he can go in longer for domestic violence and harming an unborn child. You can press them against her for the same thing. Is that home in yours or his name? If it is in your name and you have the upper hand on it then you can kick all of them out. Put a restraining order on them also. If it is not in your name then i would suggest you look for any family to help you out or go to a local shelter and talk to someone for a place to stay, food and shelter. Sometimes the church will also help you. Im not trying to sound mean or anything but maybe your boyfriend was sleeping with her on the side and that is why he didn't want to kick her out?? Other than that move on and try to better yourself even if you have to start from scratch. Take care. God bless.
Have any of you ever been to Duluth? I have. I used to live there. The city can't get ANYTHING right. It's a small town economy with big city taxation. The economy is due to local ordinances and laws which dissuade money from coming into the city. They prefer local money. But, no one locally has any money. The taxes are needed to prop up services the city can longer afford. I also has a lot in common with the rust belt. It was once home to a thriving iron ore industry and home to many military personal. Indeed, it was a launch point for many US naval vessels against the Germans. Both those things are gone now leaving a hollowed out economy and city. The Duluth model for violence prevention is flawed and hollow even to it's very core; just like the city it originated from. Edit: Oh god! The winters are the worse! You know it's cold when you start your car and you have to let it warm up for 10+ minutes. Why must you do this? Partially so you can have your heat running when you do depart. But, mostly because the engine oil is so cold, it has the consistency of molassas. Car engines don't run well on molassas. And that lake acts like a heat sink! Which is bad when it's already cold out.
Have you really read the Bible of any translation in your life? Seriously! Almighty God created a perfect planet with two oiriginal perfect parents. He put them into paradise and gave them purpose by expanding that Garden to cover the entire Earth. Death was only a punishment IF they broke their one law given them. Otherwise they would continue to live forever in perfect health and happiness. Satan getting both of them to sin ended that until in the near future. Wicked people doing wicked things make everyone miserable. Fear of them makes it worse. Now see the prophecy of Psalms 37:10-11, 29, 34 which says among many things, that the meek will ine day turn where the wicked just were and "they will not be". Imagine if that alone was all that happened, how great things would be? We fear to go out at night. We fear walking down most streets. We lock all our doors and windows with multiple locks. We fear whatever we might own being taken away legally or illegally. Noiw imagine all those wicked dead and removing all those fears. How great life will be!
No, I cannot possibly support such a model. It sounds like a misandric model/system. However, it will appeal to feminists and to the Gynocentric society in general - because women benefit out of it in general. There is VAWA to protect women. Is there a VAMA to protect men? Um, no...no such thing exists. Men are not even allowed into the VAWA meetings, etc. The model might have been created by a feminist, but I would blame SOCIETY (which includes men AND women) if we were actually to ACCEPT this unfair and unjust model. There are pro-arrest policies in certain states/countries, that if the police is called in a domestic violence situation someone has to be arrested. Without conducting any sort of investigation, the cops tend to have a natural bias against the male, and often the male WILL end up getting arrested even if he was primarily the victim in that particular situation - until further investigation proves otherwise. Its like saying, that all men are perpetrators/guilty, until proven otherwise. How fair is that? So, no - I would NOT support this model that states that only men can be violent. Because in my experience violence is not gender specific and anyone can be violent!!
I live in GA as well and the law of Georgia says any modifications to the support and visitation must be done in the county the child lives in. So, no point in contacting LA. If he is paying and is just filing a motion, you can make a request to see his tax returns for the last 3 years! That is perfectly legal, and standard, and the Judge should have no problem delaying the whole thing until he produces the tax statements. If he will not produce the financial documents to the court he has no shot of modification. However, if it has been more than 3 years since your support order was issued you can also ask for a modification. This can get a bit tricky but it has worked in the past for my Uncle. See he had custody of his child when they divorced the 14 year old chose dad, so the court agreed. Anyway, my Aunt would not provide finacial statements because she thought the whole situation was bogus. So he knew that she was a nurse at a hospital, now she was a lowly medicine nurse, nothing fancy, no special training, and what he did was he got a notarized statement from a woman he knew that was also a "nurse" stateing how much money she made in a year. Well it turns out she was a neo-natal nurse, a nurse for babies with brain issues. She had a lot of specialized training but her title was NURSE. The judge took the notarized letter as a recomendation of what a person in that field should make and since she wouldn't provide any financial stuff the judge made that her default salary...it was 3 times as much as she made. But Judges get pissed off when you are hiding stuff. So, if he is a hauler, or truck driver, or mechanic or anything like that just find someone at the top of their field and get them to notarize a leter stateing what they make in a day and try and introduce it as evidence of what you would like your child support modified to be based off of. Hey, if he is going to hide stuff then that is his fault, all you are doing is providing the court with an accurate assesment of what a similar self employed person makes, and if it is 3 times as much, OH WELL!
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