Turkmen Students Ambushed After Exams To Fill Ranks Of Army Conscripts

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'Dozens of graduating students who came to school for their final exams this week in Turkmenistan have been hauled off by military recruiters hunting for mandatory conscripts, according to parents and eyewitnesses.

One witness described several plainclothes officers waiting at the gates of School N15 in the capital for departing students.

"The exam started at 8:30 in the morning. At around 10 a.m., four policemen and an officer from the military enlistment office arrived in the school," he told RFE/RL. "They weren't in uniforms, probably because they didn't want to scare away the students."'

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A false date rape drugging accusation against a lobbyist exposed claims of his role in the Texas Capitol’s culture of sexual harassment

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'Although it had not been officially released, the investigative report began ricocheting around computers and cellphones at the Texas Capitol early Tuesday evening, and it made one thing unambiguously clear: Rick Dennis, a lobbyist with one of Austin's most prominent firms, was not guilty of using a date rape drug on two female legislative staffers during a night out in Austin.

Rumors that Dennis had been accused of doing so rocked the Capitol in late April, prompting outraged reactions from legislative leaders and state lawmakers. But a Texas Department of Public Safety investigation found the allegation baseless. Authorities soon after said they would not seek charges.

The DPS report, a copy of which was obtained by The Texas Tribune, concluded that the false allegation was fueled by two female legislative staffers, one of whom was trying to cover up behavior of her own that had nothing to do with Dennis.'

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Should sperm donor owe child support? Ruling will be in NC, but Virginia law will apply

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'Virginia, as that state’s venerable motto tells us, “is for lovers.”

Fortunately for Anthony “A.J.” Garrelts, it’s an accommodating place for sperm donors, too.

Because he crossed the Virginia state line a decade ago to supply a key ingredient in helping a friend get pregnant, Garrelts appears to have avoided being branded a “deadbeat dad” by the state of North Carolina and won’t have to pay out almost $14,000 in child support, according to a new ruling by the N.C. Court of Appeals.

In an odd how-do-you-do, North Carolina’s second-highest court said Virginia laws, which treat sperm donors as different legal entities than fathers, govern the case.'

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9th Circuit revives suit against California law requiring women on corporate boards

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'A federal appeals court on Monday revived a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a California law that requires women be placed on the boards of publicly owned companies.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously decided that a shareholder had the legal right to sue California to invalidate the 2018 law, which requires all publicly held corporations with principal executive offices in California to have women on their boards of directors.

At the time he signed the bill into law, then-Gov. Jerry Brown expressed concerns that it might not survive a legal challenge.'

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Faulty Assumptions Behind New Zealand’s Sexual Violence Bill, Professor Writes

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'It’s a claim that’s made all over the world; that just a small percentage of “perpetrators” are convicted for sexual crimes, the assumption being that society undervalues rape victims.

But Professor Felicity Goodyear-Smith, a medical doctor and faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland, says repeating the statistic – in New Zealand, allegedly only 11% of “perpetrators” are punished for their crimes – assumes that all allegations are true and able to be proven beyond a reasonable doubt, which they are not. In a post on New Zealand’s The Daily Blog, Goodyear-Smith dismantles the statistics being used to push a sexual violence bill. The statistics, she says, are mainly based on a 2019 Justice Ministry “Attrition and Progression Report.” She wrote:

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Father’s Day: Fatherless, America’s Top Domestic Problem

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'A new powerful new documentary called “The Streets Were My Father” features three Chicago men, two Hispanics and one Black, who grew up without fathers. All three did hard time for serious offenses, including murder.

The film, with no narrator, just lets the men talk. None blames “systemic racism.” All concede they made bad choices, but choices nonetheless. All talked about the pain they felt growing up without a father figure to instruct, scold, guide, motivate, and instill confidence and direction. I highly recommend it.

In Barack Obama’s first book, “Dreams From My Father,” he talked about the hole in his soul, having last seen his father, briefly, when Obama was 10: “There was only one problem: my father was missing. He had left paradise (Hawaii), and nothing that my mother or grandparents told me could obviate that single, unassailable fact. Their stories didn’t tell me why he had left. They couldn’t describe what it might have been like had he stayed.”'

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I Stumbled Onto The Manosphere And It Definitely Wasn't What I Expected

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'Plenty of women’s circles across the web warn unsuspecting ladies about setting foot in these forums. They say you’ll be faced with mobs of angry men who only want you to submit to their will. But when I stumbled into this territory, it was almost the very opposite of what we’ve been told. In fact, there are plenty of uncouth myths about the Manosphere that deserve to be put to rest — because this growing network of men may be the very thing that will actually save what’s left of femininity in our modern society.

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Male Law School Trial Advocacy Director Sues Alleging Bias

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'The director of the Center for Advocacy at the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law says in a new suit in federal court that, because of his gender, debunked allegations of sex discrimination were wrongly used against him to delay consideration of the renewal of his teaching contract.

David Schott says the sex discrimination ensued after Viva Moffat, the associate dean of Academic Affairs, told him in 2016 that she didn’t “want to see white men teaching anymore in the Center for Advocacy,” a comment he immediately reported to Bruce Smith, the dean of the law school.

Schott, who is White, says “he felt pressure not to hire white men to teach” at the center, even when they were the most qualified applicants.

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North Korean defector's US college experience shows 'left's hatred towards white men': Leo Terrell

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'Fox News contributor Leo Terrell reacts to a North Korean defector's warning about oppression in the Ivy Leagues.'

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Why Do Colleges Dislike Men? The Disappearing Collegiate Male

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'Yet the aggregate numbers disguise a striking additional trend: the decline in male enrollment is dramatically greater than that for women. In the 2020-21 year, for example, the number of women enrolled declined by nearly 203,000, but the male decline was nearly double that, over 400,000. In the 2011-21 decade, spring enrollment for men fell strikingly more than 18%, nearly double the female decline.

If recent trends continue, we will soon reach a milestone: there will be more than three female students for every two male ones. Girl students may find it hard to get dates with guys!! Ironically, the reverse was the case a half century earlier; almost 60% of students in the 1969-70 school year were male. At that time, the burning issue was: should elite Ivy League schools admit female students! They did, and the number of all-male schools is approaching zero.'

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Mediocre Men Have Failed New York

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'New York state Senator Alessandra Biaggi recently said something that so completely encapsulated American patriarchy at this moment, it should be tattooed on every woman’s exhausted face: “We’ve got to move on past talking about the bad behavior of below-average men.”

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Poverty hurts the boys the most: Inequality at the intersection of class and gender

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'In this paper we focus on the intersection of class and gender, and how being raised in families on different rungs of the income ladder influences the outcomes of girls and boys. Our principal finding is that boys raised in low-income families do worse, in terms of adult outcomes, than girls raised in low-income families. Most strikingly, boys raised in families in the bottom fifth of the income distribution are less likely than girls either to be employed or to move up the income ladder once they become adults.'

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Killer’s mum spared jail over third false rape claim

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'A mum-of-six previously convicted of lying to police for her killer son has been spared jail despite making her THIRD false rape allegation against the same victim.

Hannah Harkin was handed a suspended sentence at Newry Crown Court after admitting perverting the course of justice by making the bogus claim to police.

The 51-year-old was recently convicted of making two other false rape claims against the same man, who is an ex-partner.

During her sentencing last week, Judge Paul Ramsey QC spared Harkin from jail due to her “very difficult personal circumstances”.

Judge Ramsey said: “It’s clear she has had a very traumatic life including domestic abuse and beatings.'

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Boris Johnson Wants World More ‘Feminine’ And ‘Gender Neutral’

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'The agenda set at last week’s Group of 7 summit included British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pining over a world more “feminine” and “gender neutral.”
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“They want us to be sure that we’re beating the pandemic together and discussing how we’ll never have a repeat of what we’ve seen, but also that we’re building back better together,” Johnson said. “And building back greener and building back fairer and building back more equal and in a more gender-neutral and perhaps a more feminine way. How about that, apart from everything else. So those are some of the objectives that we have before us at Carbis Bay.”'

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State Rep. Alan Seabaugh talks about the Wednesday's incident on the House floor

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State Rep. Alan Seabaugh talks about the Wednesday's incident on the House floor involving Bogalusa lawmaker Malinda White.

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