The National party won’t be introducing this law here

domestic-violence

Bullying and abusive husbands are scumbags.

The UK is bringing in a law to incarcerate these scumbags for up to 5 years.

One thing s for sure, the National party will never introduce this law here.

For them it is ok to kick in doors if you live in the leafy suburbs.

Bullying husbands who keep their wives downtrodden by banning them from having friends, hobbies and access to money could face five years in jail under a new criminal offence.

Theresa May, the Home Secretary, said the Government is to press ahead with a new domestic abuse offence of “coercive and controlling behaviour” – which will apply equally to men and women.

The offence will outlaw behaviour which amounts to extreme psychological and emotional abuse but, crucially, stops short of violence.

It comes after the Government unveiled a “Cinderella” law earlier this year which will see parents who starve their children of love and affection being prosecuted for “emotional cruelty”.

Both proposed offences mark significant incursions by the State into what have previously been regarded as private affairs.

A Home Office spokesman said the law would be drafted carefully so it did not affect “ordinary power dynamics” in marriages and other relationships.   

“Victims of coercive control can have every aspect of life controlled by their partner, often being subjected to daily intimidation and humiliation,” the spokesman said.

“There are a number of ways that witness testimony could be supported at prosecution.

“These include using documentary evidence such as threatening emails and text messages, and bank statements that show the perpetrator has sought to control the victim financially.”

The type of behaviour the Government is seeking to outlaw includes people who control “minute aspects” of their partner’s lives, such as “when they are allowed to eat, sleep and go to the toilet,” he added.

It will cover not just spouses and partners but other family relationships as well.

“The offence will be drafted to ensure that it is clear and proportionate and does not impact on ordinary power dynamics in relationships,” he said.

Home Office research has previously shown that 16 per cent of men admit to being victims of domestic abuse during their lifetimes compared with 30 per cent of women.

The new controlling behaviour offence was floated in a consultation paper earlier this year and ministers will now go ahead with legislation.

Mrs May said: “Domestic abuse is a hideous crime that shatters the lives of victims, trapping them in cycles of abuse that too often end in tragic and untimely deaths.

“Coercive control can be tantamount to torture.

“In many cases, dominance over the victim develops and escalates over the years until the perpetrator has complete control.

“Putting a foot wrong can result in violent outbursts, with victims living in fear for their lives.

“Meeting survivors of domestic abuse and hearing their shocking stories has made me all the more determined to put a stop to this scourge on our society.

“The government is committed to protecting the victims of this terrible crime and it is clear that this new offence has the potential to save lives.”

Someone should also ask why certain senior Nats are never seen wearing white ribbons.

 

– The Telegraph


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him.  But you can’t ignore him.

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