If ever there was a story illustrating how female supremacy and male disposability play out in the justice system, this is it.
Today is the first anniversary of a dark day in the annals of the Canadian justice system, a dark day for Canadian men’s human rights. On 18 January 2013 Nicole Ryan was acquitted of a crime she admitted, that of offering CAD25,000 to a hitman – in reality, an undercover Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman – to kill her husband. AVfM has just published the following powerful piece. Find time to read this. Please.
In the UK, following a change in the law in the latter stages of the last Labour government, a woman who kills her partner in cold blood need only say she ‘feared’ him – no evidence that the fear was justified need be presented – and the charge will automatically be downgraded from murder to manslaughter. With good behaviour she’ll be out of prison within five years. Five years for killing a man in cold blood.