Sign Petition

Restraining order laws are dangerous and unfair to men

361 Signatures Goal: 500

I and many other men have been, and are the victims of spurious or vindictively motivated restraining orders; all which is necessary to obtain a restraining order, under the current law is an UNSUBSTANTIATED, accusation of abuse, or claim of fear of potential abuse, no matter how outlandish or bizarre. NO PROOF is needed or asked for, and the man is automatically assumed to be guilty, and is thrown out of his home, deprived of his children and property, with no recourse but a very short Hearing sometime in the future, and there is NO PENALTY for lying to the court in order to deliberately injure another person, and no provision is made for accusations made by the mentally ill. The violence against women act is a good law, but is out of balance and dangerous to many innocent men, who are often unaware that the order has been filed until the police show up to throw them out of their home. Penalties must be added for lying to the courts to obtain false restraining orders, in order to deliberately and falsely injure another party. We the people of the United States of America, demand that our Lawmakers address this gross inequity in the law and redress the wrongs done by ensuring that the abuses will be stopped and that deliberate abuses will be punished by law.

Sponsor

My name is John Baker and I am married to a woman with a mental illness who has over the last 15 years filed many restraining orders against me, and as many times as the court has dealt with her and I, they refuse to do anything to prevent abuse even though I have shown them many times that the restraining orders were without merit, When my wife is well and on her medications she is very sweet and caring and takes very good care of me, but when the illness gets out of control she is a different person, I have met many men who have been the victims of this unbalanced, unfair and, in my estimation; unconstitutional(as written) law, we need to restore fairness and balance to the law (and also state and local laws), by adding penalties for lying to the courts and deliberately misrepresenting the truth in order to hurt someone or gain an unfair advantage, Filing false police reports is already illegal, lets make them enforce the law.

Links

for additional information and resources visit; http://www.accused.com/clients/cases/spousal.abuse02.html http://www.glennsacks.com/letterman_case_shows.htm http://www.massoutrage.com/rofalse.htm
  • William Patton
    William Patton United States
    Jan 07, 2016
    Jan 07, 2016
    Something needs to change this she say your guilty is out of control
  • betty
    betty United States, Poplar Grove
    Oct 31, 2015
    Oct 31, 2015
    Yes, we need to stop this. It ruins lives and too much help is given to women these days in many ways.
    I am a woman but still feel this way
  • Robert Farrell
    Robert Farrell United States, Cedar Rapids
    Sep 26, 2015
    Sep 26, 2015
    A domestic abuse restraining order is a very damaging to many men and their careers, and yet they are handed out luke candy.
  • Robert Valdes
    Robert Valdes United States, Los Angeles
    Jul 12, 2015
    Jul 12, 2015
    I was given a temp restraining order march 19 this year, given 10 min to gather whatever and vacate, it's now July 11 and still have not been able to get anything of importance just crap that my girlfriend has given a 3rd person, I have lived with her 14 yes. Long story short, April 10 court date she called my daughter same day told her she had to say I abused her to get me out immediately that an eviction notice would take too long. My daughter's baby of 3 months got sick night before court. She lives 700 miles away I could have been vindicated. There is so much more but my life has been turned upside down. She needs to pay for her unconsunible act of pure evilness. I have never been in trouble with the law or anything. I'm 65 and loosing everything. I also wear a new jacket, ever hear of CLETS law, I live in Calif and people need to pay the price for their wrongdoing.
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    William Patton United States
    1 month ago
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    betty United States
    3 months ago
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    Robert Farrell United States
    4 months ago
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    Robert Valdes United States
    7 months ago
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    Harold Molohon
    8 months ago
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    Frank Matyus United States
    9 months ago
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    Ann Gallant
    2 years ago
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    Travis Torrence
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    matt
    2 years ago
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    John Netherlands
    2 years ago
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    Claire Curran (men, you need to earn the right for me to care!) United States
    2 years ago
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    Jeffrey Rosado
    2 years ago
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    Shari Pease
    2 years ago
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    John
    2 years ago
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    Fereydoun Tajgardoun United States
    2 years ago
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