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How Thick a Stick May a Man Use to Beat his Wife?

12:22 PM, Jun 5, 2014 • By CLAUDIA ANDERSON
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Why would the leading textbook on domestic violence law persist in publishing a fantasy? Watch the Factual Feminist debunk the sinister legend of the “rule of thumb” -- the claim that English common law countenanced wife-beating as long as the stick a husband used was no thicker than his thumb.

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