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When I Grow Up, I Will Beat My Wife

When I Grow Up, I Will Beat My Wife

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A public awareness campaign from The Family Place of Dallas, TX, targeted area bus panels and interiors. In the organization’s language, the campaign features “children and thought-provoking headlines to help the community realize that children who live in violent homes grow up to be victims and abusers.”  The campaign has captured national attention recently, in large part due to criticism from Glenn Sacks, who blogs for the Massachusetts-based Fathers & Families nonprofit advocacy group.

The Dallas News writes that Sacks finds the ads misleading, that they “stereotype men as batterers and women as just victims of domestic violence.”  His criticism has prompted this defense of the campaign, which I find compelling.

I welcome your thoughts in the comment section.

Advertiser:
The Family Place
Source:
Alas