Women’s Rights in the Home


Don't let DV into your house

Don’t let DV into your house

 

Domestic Violence and the War on Women is continuing. There are some Federal laws which protect women and some are state laws. Evidence, sentencing, police involvement can differ from state to state. In Pennsylvania, for instance there are firm laws to protect the victim. However, in Norristown, Pa. victims are penalized for calling the police for help.

Yes, I said for asking for protection, they are breaking the law.

 

The cycle of violence

The cycle of violence

 

6% of victims are men

6% of victims are men

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are three strikes in Norristown, Pa.  If you are abused and call for help three times. No matter how serious your abuse is. The police will send your landlord or mortgage holder a letter asking them to throw you out due to the Three Strikes Rule. Nope, you didn’t misunderstand. I call it, let’s jump on the victim whether female or male. Let us increase the suffering. The city ordinance specifically includes “domestic disturbances” as behavior that gets victims thrown out of their homes.

 

A woman recently feared losing her home so much that even when her abuser attacked her with a brick, she was too afraid to make a call to the police. He later stabbed her neck and she was still to frightened of being homeless to call. He would get the house. After a housing court refused to order an eviction, the ACLU stepped in to protect the victim. The city backed off. The city of Norristown does encourage the battering of its citizens with this type of laws.

 

Norristown is not the only city in the country have passed “nuisance ordinances” or crime.  Milwaukee’s Domestic Nuisance Ordance showed violence was the third most common reason that police citation. This is far above drug crimes, property damage, or trespassing.  Women of color in our country suffer the most from these bizzare citations.

 

My suggestion is to go to your local police department and ask what the laws are where you live. If there are these type of laws, get involved. Women working together can accomplish anything they put their minds to. So remember: YOU CAN’T BEAT A WOMAN.

Stop Domestic Violence

Stop Domestic Violence

Purple is the color that represents Domestic Violence

Purple is the color that represents Domestic Violence

13 thoughts on “Women’s Rights in the Home

  1. Jueseppi B. says:

    Reblogged this on The ObamaCrat.Com™ and commented:
    This is vitally important information for women AND men. Thank you Ms. Barbara.

  2. Emma Lewis says:

    The Cycle of Violence… Exactly right. Norristown: Exactly wrong!

  3. eleganzabello says:

    There is never a time that violence of any kind is appropriate … Especially .. violence associated with love or sex should be condemned … And … An act of violence against women is totally unacceptable …

  4. eleganzabello says:

    Thanks for all the love of our lives that never hurt … Smiling … It is beautiful and wonderful when love doesn’t hurt …

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  6. Jueseppi B. says:

    Thank you to this blog post. It inspired my latest blog background…..love your images within this post.

  7. Pat Cegan says:

    Incredible. I can not imagine how these “laws” are justified. Violence is never, repeat…never, acceptable. Thank you for call attention to the ongoing abuse of one person against another and society’s continued tolerance of this or even participation in it. hugs, pat

  8. reikiheidi says:

    Unbelievable. Thanks for posting.

  9. tersiaburger says:

    My eldest grandson participated in his first karate competition at the age of 5. In his first “fight” he had to “fight” a little girl, at least a head shorter than he was. The poor boy would not lift his hands to defend himself or to “attack” her! She knocked him down to the joy and laughter of the entire crowd of people. He just sat down with his head bowed down and stared at his feet. When he was allowed to join his mommy he said to Vic “Mommy, she is a girl. I am not allowed to hit a girl”…. I have never been more proud in my life. Thank you for your tireless fight against abuse!

  10. Alex Jones says:

    There is a good argument for taking criminal law making powers away from local government and giving it to central government. This idea goes against my ideas of localisation, but in some instances centralisation of laws is a good action to take.

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