Leaders lend their support to Respect campaign for women

This Is Wiltshire: North Swindon MP, Justin Tomlinson North Swindon MP, Justin Tomlinson

NORTH Swindon North MP Justin Tomlinson said: “It’s a fantastic campaign. I am delighted to be able to play a small part in publicising such an important issue. I will certainly be happy to raise the subject in Parliament.”

South Swindon MP Robert Buckland said: “I think it’s really important that men speak out about violence against women. Unless we start addressing the causes then we will not be able to solve this problem. What I like about this is that it challenges men who are very often the perpetrators of such abuses.”

Swindon Council chief executive Gavin Jones said: “We are totally behind this campaign. In my view it’s really important to discuss the issue of violence against women openly and not bury it under the carpet.”

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11:54am Mon 27 Jan 14

Antonio Lorusso says...

Most acts of violence are done against men, women are far safer from violence than men are, but listening to feminists, politicians and the media you'd be forgiven for thinking that women are at greater risk than men from violence.

Think i'm exagerating? Try and remember the last time, if ever, politicians campaigned *specifically* on violence against men. Now think of all the multitude of campaigns specifically about violence against women thst you've read about here in the past year alone.
Most acts of violence are done against men, women are far safer from violence than men are, but listening to feminists, politicians and the media you'd be forgiven for thinking that women are at greater risk than men from violence. Think i'm exagerating? Try and remember the last time, if ever, politicians campaigned *specifically* on violence against men. Now think of all the multitude of campaigns specifically about violence against women thst you've read about here in the past year alone. Antonio Lorusso
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1:51pm Mon 27 Jan 14

house on the hill says...

Antonio Lorusso wrote:
Most acts of violence are done against men, women are far safer from violence than men are, but listening to feminists, politicians and the media you'd be forgiven for thinking that women are at greater risk than men from violence.

Think i'm exagerating? Try and remember the last time, if ever, politicians campaigned *specifically* on violence against men. Now think of all the multitude of campaigns specifically about violence against women thst you've read about here in the past year alone.
Makes a good headline for a politician to put his name to though! Politics has never been about facts, most politicians spin so fast its amazing they haven't screwed themselves into the ground!
[quote][p][bold]Antonio Lorusso[/bold] wrote: Most acts of violence are done against men, women are far safer from violence than men are, but listening to feminists, politicians and the media you'd be forgiven for thinking that women are at greater risk than men from violence. Think i'm exagerating? Try and remember the last time, if ever, politicians campaigned *specifically* on violence against men. Now think of all the multitude of campaigns specifically about violence against women thst you've read about here in the past year alone.[/p][/quote]Makes a good headline for a politician to put his name to though! Politics has never been about facts, most politicians spin so fast its amazing they haven't screwed themselves into the ground! house on the hill
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7:34pm Mon 27 Jan 14

The Real Librarian says...

Of course the friends of Dorothy are on board. . . .
Of course the friends of Dorothy are on board. . . . The Real Librarian
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