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DomPost Editorial – 15 May 2005

Filed under: General — Scrap_The_CSA @ 9:01 am Mon 15th May 2006

Dominion Post:Dads’ army does itself no favours
15 May 2006

In recent weeks, fathers angry that the Family Court has denied them the kind of access to their children they believe they deserve have tried a new tactic, writes The Dominion Post in an editorial. Instead of merely bombarding MPs and newspaper editors with phone calls and letters, they have opted to picket the private homes of some of the court’s judges in Auckland and the Waikato. Chief Family Court Judge Peter Boshier — a breath of fresh air in this most emotional of courts — says the noisy protests amount to a “personal vendetta by individuals who do not respect the legitimacy of the court”.

Family Court detractors are entitled to their views. They will be right, sometimes, that the legal process has not delivered them and their children a just result. But while men continue to beat up or kill their wives and girlfriends, the court’s judges are, from time to time, obliged to rule that mum should have primary custody and make an order telling her husband or boyfriend to stay away. Sadly, this is a court in which there are no winners.

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  1. oops I just dropped the scales:

    They will be right, sometimes, that the legal process has not delivered them and their children a just result.

    Comment by Bevan Berg — Mon 15th May 2006 @ 9:17 am

  2. Thanks James-N,

    What a ripe one this is. Just shows you how screwed of facts the dominion is. Hats off to you Well-Guys who do get stuff threw this Anti-DAD screen.

    I have had a running battle over the last few weeks with “Suzanne Carty, Editorial consultant,
    Dominion Post and FFX NZ” as to why our stuff is not published.

    She has finally sent me her guidelines this morning so I can restrict myself to her limited ideas on what is news and how to report it.

    We will see

    By the way can ALL reading this send me the name of the Electorate they live in to include that detail in the HandsOnEqualParent Address-BOOK. This will help as we prepare to take our BOTHERING Demos into each Electorate and give more Biological-FAMILY Orientated folk their day in the MEDIA

    Onward – JimBWarrior

    Comment by JimBWarrior - HandsOnEqualParent — Mon 15th May 2006 @ 9:37 am

  3. Chris Carter is west auckland electorate. He has just sent a letter offering appointments. His e-mail is [email protected].

    Comment by julie — Mon 15th May 2006 @ 2:51 pm

  4. Ooops, labourwest may have capital L.

    Comment by julie — Mon 15th May 2006 @ 2:52 pm

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