Massachusetts’ 209A Restraining Order Law Should Go

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL   November, 2011 The Fatherhood coalition of Massachusetts is trying to get signatures to place a measure on the ballot to abolish the state’s restraining order law often referred to as “209A.” (see story page 17) The proponents of this ballot initiative say that the law destroys families and discriminates against men, not to mention the fact […]