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NCFM Press Release: Battered Men’s Rights Hero, Patricia Overberg, Passes Away

August 16, 2011
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NCFM Press Release: Battered Men’s Rights Hero, Patricia Overberg, Passes Away

Former DV Shelter Director Was the First to Help Battered Men and is Honored by Men’s Rights Activists 8/12/11 – Los Angeles: Patricia Overberg, the first known domestic violence shelter director in the United States to help male victims along with female victims, passed away today (August 11, 2011).  Patricia is being honored by men’s rights activists as a hero...
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Pioneering Domestic Violence Advocate Who Refused to Discriminate Leaves Lasting Legacy

August 16, 2011
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Pioneering Domestic Violence Advocate Who Refused to Discriminate Leaves Lasting Legacy

TORRANCE, Calif., August 15, 2011 – She changed the lives of thousands, perhaps millions, but few know her name. Patricia Shanley Overberg, MSW, died of heart failure in Torrance, California, on August 11, 2011, with her children at her side. Overberg, a native of Providence, Rhode Island, was 77. With the Violence Against Women...
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NCFM complaint helps in probable cause finding that Maine’s Assistant District Attorney Mary Kellett’s conduct should be subject to sanction!

August 9, 2011
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NCFM complaint helps in probable cause finding that Maine’s Assistant District Attorney Mary Kellett’s conduct should be subject to sanction!

NCFM filed a grievance against one of the State of Maine’s Assistant District Attorney, Mary Kellett. The grievance was filed primarily because NCFM and many others believed Kellett’s behavior violated the Maine Bar Rules.  We all felt that she persecuted rather than prosecuted certain people including Vladek Filler, a man falsely accused of spousal...
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Posted in Action, Court Cases, Criminal Sentencing, Discrimination Against Males, Discrimination Against Men, Domestic Abuse/Violence, False Allegations DV, National, Progress, Rape Allegations, Sexual Assault, Supremist | 8 Comments »