Category Archives: Threatpoint

You better do as she says, or she’ll take away your kids.

In response to A dangerous truth, commenter Anonymous Reader challenged my assertion that as a sociology professor, Wilcox had to understand that there are public policy reasons fathers are being kicked out of their children’s lives.  For reference, here is … Continue reading

Posted in Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Fatherhood, Infogalactic, Marriage, National Marriage Project, Threatpoint, Turning a blind eye, W. Bradford Wilcox | 268 Comments

A dangerous truth.

The Institute for Family Studies has an essay by Professor W. Bradford Wilcox, titled Marriage Facilitates Responsible Fatherhood.  According to the editor’s note the essay is an abbreviated version of Wilcox’s testimony to he House Ways and Means Committee for … Continue reading

Posted in Child Custody, Child Support, Denial, Disrespecting Respectability, Fatherhood, Feminists, Marriage, National Marriage Project, National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse, Replacing Marriage, Threatpoint, Traditional Conservatives, W. Bradford Wilcox | 183 Comments

They’re too traditional to submit to their husbands.

Submitting to the Lord sometimes involves drawing clear boundaries and enacting consequences when a husband sins. –Mary Kassian As I noted the other day, complementarians have a brilliant tactic to put wives in charge of their husbands.  They support their … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Threatpoint, Too traditional to be traditional, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Wake-up call | 247 Comments

They’re too traditional to stay married.

Rollo kindly shared a New Yorker article that he thought I’d be interested in: A Sociologist of Religion on Protestants, Porn, and the “Purity Industrial Complex” The article is an interview with sociologist Samuel L. Perry, who is looking at … Continue reading

Posted in Albert Mohler, Attacking headship, Christian Post, Complementarian, Dave and Ann Wilson, Divorce, Non burning bush, Pastor Doug Wilson, Rollo Tomassi, Threatpoint, Too traditional to be traditional, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Wake-up call, Weak men screwing feminism up | 187 Comments

Our family policy is designed to terrify married fathers.

While the claim is that our family courts are primarily driven by the best interest of children, in reality they tend to focus instead on transferring power and wealth from men to women.  When considering the family courts, it is … Continue reading

Posted in Child Custody, Disrespecting Respectability, Economics, Larry Kummer, Threatpoint, Ugly Feminists | 118 Comments