Weighing in on the domestic violence debate: A response to David ‘Manboobz’ Futrelle

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This is a rebuttal response to David “Manboobz” Futrelle response in the ongoing debate about domestic violence at “A Voice for Men.”

Futrelle writes:

Paul, you have delivered up a fairly standard-issue MRA argument on Domestic Violence, from your pro forma anti-feminist jabs down to the almost ritual invocation of Martin Fiebert’s sacred Annotated Bibliography.

Futrelle has delivered up a fairly standard-issue feminist argument on domestic violence, including the ritual invocation of the feminist lobby’s fraudulent critiques of the CTS.

Like most such efforts, your argument depends on a highly selective reading of the scientific literature on DV, virtually ignoring a huge number of studies — literally several thousand — that directly contradict your conclusions.

There is a very good reason for it: these “huge number of studies – literally several thousand” – exist only in feminist fairy tales.

[MK] You’ve ignored the serious methodological flaws of the…

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