March 24, 2010

President Barack Obama 2200 Pennsylvania Ave Washington, DC

Separate letters to:

Prime Minister Stephen Harper Office of the Prime Minister
80 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A2

Prime Minister Gordon Brown Parliament Office
10 Downing Street, London, England SW1A 2AA

An Taoiseach Brian Cowan Department of an Taoiseach
Government Buildings Upper Merrion Street Dublin 2 Ireland

Prime Minister John Key Parliament Office
Wellington 6160, New Zealand

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd House of Representatives
Parliament House, Canberra ACT 2600, Australia

 

RE: Services for male victims of female perpetrated domestic violence

Dear President Obama,

Science has long ago abandoned the notions that often included erroneous principles like there are four elements, the earth is flat, the earth is the center of the universe and the sun revolves around the earth. Today we imagine a more rounded and comprehensive grasp of civilization using scientific methods and data which prove once held beliefs and myths as being false. We learned that evidence based realities are better than fanciful mythologies; or have we?

Unfortunately, in certain areas we still hold fast to out dated myths and legends, for example, ideologically driven, wrongful, and harmful beliefs about domestic violence, especially that only women are victims of domestic violence and men are not deserving of equality of support services…

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