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A Judge's Story
Andrade, Franklin, Montreal
Angus, Bob:  Passport Removal & Privacy
Armstrong, Brian
Bagby, Andrew, RIP  "Your Father's Murderer"
Bailey, Russell , RIP
Bayne, Paul & Zabeth: Child Abduction
Bonacci, Paul:  Franklin Coverup, NAMBLA
Botha, Jandre, RIP 2006 : "You're not my Daddy"
Brown, Arthur
Bruce,Charles  Sent to Debtors Prison by Extortionists
Carlin, Sara, RIP: Death, Anti-Depressant
Charles I of England:  RIP 1649
Cino, Sam
Conway, Maurice
Crockford Scott v RCMP
Deadbeat Dad or Mum
Dexel Mark Edward RIP
Duplessis Orphans:  Nazi Experiments
England, Jonathan Vs Lesbian Lover
Earle, Shane: Mount Cashel, NL
Fleury , Theoren: Sexual Abuse
Frank, Jan: Sexual Abuse, Marrying a Survivor
Fredrickson, Rick RIP, Sask
Gonis, Frank & Ashley
Gosch, Johnny: Pedophile Ring Cover-up
Griggs, Kay: Colonel's Wife
Imputed Income Testimonials
Hall, Jeff & Danica: Imputed Income, Debtor's Prison
Jessen, Gianna: Surviving Your Abortion
Kennedy, John F. Assasination, CIA
Lobel, Thomas:  8 yr old Boy.. for sex-change
Lohstroh, Rick, RIP: Mother / Patricide
M
Mabbot, Mel
MacDonald, Dr. Jeffrey:   Green Beret Physician
Manley, Perry of Seattle, RIP:  Suicide-by-Cop
Maran,Meredith:  False Accusations
McLaughlin,Terry -  RIP
Marshall, Chris:  A Father's Story
Millar, Wrongful Arrest
Morneau, Roger:  Luciferians in Montreal
Mount Cashel Orphanage, NL
Murtari, John
O'Brien, Cathy:  Childhood Sex Abuse, NLP
Owen, Alisha:  Franklin Cover-Up
Paris, Kent:  Matriarchal Sexual Abuse
Pittman, Wayne, Mount Cashel Resident
Prejean, Carrie, Miss CA, "Tolerance...
Prior, Byron: Child Rape by Public Officer
Renouf, Andy T. RIP Judicial Kleptomania
Rodriguez, Ana Rosa: lost arm to Abortionist
Russert, Tim:  RIP June 13, 2008
Samson, Pierre:  Duplessis Orphans
Sielski, Paul:  Debtor’s Prison
Smith, Ashley, RIP:  Teen Suicide
Street, Wilbur - RIP
"Scouts Honor"   Pedophile Scout Leaders
Seccuro, Elizabeth: Date Rape
Tatum, Chip:  CIA Helicopter Pilot, Black Ops
Thornton: Womens' Threats
Trociuk, Darrel - SCC
Unruh, Jeff: Debtors' Prison, Judicial Racketeering
White, Darren - RIP
Whitepen, Baldy:  "Horsefeathers"
Wiebe, Ken  v Status of Women
Winkler, Matthew-RIP:  Homicidal Moms
Deadbeat Dad or Mum
Fathers Thrown into Poverty
MY LONG DISTANCE LIFE

Equal Parenting How To's

Equal Parenting is like a Three Layer Cake. 

"Without Cause or Consent, no Child shall be removed from a Natural Parent!!!

"Two Equal Parents may .. agree to unequal Parenting Time, but this does NOT impugn the Parental Authority of either Natural Parent relative to Third Party Interlopers.

1.  The Bottom Layer:  The Initial Equal Parenting Agreement

Initial Equal Parenting Agreement creating full time, all time equality of both natural parents, subordinate to no third parties (a Constitutional right ignored by most Family Courts); a series of tentative Parenting Timetables for each year and statement of intent, or  "Wishes"; the requirement that the tentative Parenting Timetable laid out there will be reviewed and finalized annually and incorporated into the Annual Parenting Supplement.  Parental authority and discretion is always equal and unaffected by inequalities of Parenting Time allocations.

2.  Middle Layer:  The Annual Supplement & its Parenting Timetable

At-A-Glance® Erasable Yearly Vertical Jumbo Wall Calendar, 48" x 32", 2005Yearly Annual Parenting Supplements for planning the school year and finalizing the Parenting Timetable for the upcoming  parenting year.  Parenting Timetable must meet the test for equality established in 1) the initial Equal Parenting Agreement.

3.  Top Layer:  Autonomy of Both Equal Parents on all matters not previously Constrained.

Parenting Timetable alternates all residual parenting questions between the two otherwise equal parents who are subordinate to no third parties.  Full autonomy of each parent during their Parenting Time as allotted in the agreed Parenting Timetable on all residual parenting questions not previously constrained by Covenants in the initial Equal Parenting Agreement, or the current Annual Parenting Supplement.  Full discretion on residual parenting with the Timetabled Parent, but flexibility encouraged and provided by Ad Hoc Agreements.

4.  Icing on the Cake.....

Forget about the Courts, and your Ex, and go have fun with your kids!!!








More:  About:  Equal Parenting How To's:  Three Layer Cake;
About:  Grandparents in Equal Parenting;
About:  EPR = Equal Parenting Roundups;
About: EPT =  Equal Parenting Trek;
About:  EP Trek Generic Calendar:
Issues:  Kinship Families or Grandparents raising Children::

Father Suicide Directory







 Hester Lessard, Feminist Law, University of Victoria


"Heterosexual View of Parenthood must be ignored"

Lessard, Hester - Google Search;
Lessard, Hester: UVic Faculty of Law

"Trociuk is .. a disheartening endorsement of biological  concepts of parenthood  ... flawed .... it legitimizes a heterosexual view of the family.   ..   It must be ignored."


More: News:  Lessard, Hester - Heterosexual view of Parenthood must be ignored
Erin PizzeyNews:  Smith, Judge Daphne, BCSC, for Child Trafficking;
Issus:  Trociuk, Darrell;
Issues:  Child Trafficking, Canadian;
Testimonials:  Rick Fredrickson of Saskatoon

BC Judge Mary Southin backs Pedophilia & Sexual  Solicitation of Children

"Fathers have no rights"....

"Society's attitudes toward child pornography may prove as fleeting as views in an earlier age on homosexuality."

Mary Southin, judge - Google Search;
Judge Mary Southin - Google Video

Judge Mary Southin is reported to dress always in black, has her Chambers painted black, and each October 31, has various decorative Black Candles.

More:  News:  BC Judge Mary Southin backs Pedophilia, Solicitation of Children for Sexual Activities;
News:  Crowley, Aleister:  Luciferian Freemasonry, Homosexual Pedophilia & Pederasty;
News:  Pike, Albert: Luciferian Freemasonry;
News:  Helena Blavatsky (1831–1891), Lesbian Founder of Theosophical Society & Godmother of New Age Movement;
News:  Westcott & Hort vs. Textus Receptus for Bible Translation;
News:  Georgia Guide Stones: Global De-Population;
News:  Lucifer / Lucis Trust;

David Ramsay of Prince George: BC Judge & Pedophile

BC Judge David Ramsay: - Google Search;
BC Judge David Ramsay: - Google Videos

This is a Judge practicing his sexual orientation for decades while on the BC Bench.  It is inconceivable that the Law Enforcement officers and other Judges were unaware of all his activities.  Law Enforcement Officers, are of course unable to act without the support of the Judiciary.

More:  News:  Ramsay, Judge David;
 Testimonials:   Earle, Shane: Mount Cashel Orphange, NL;
Testimonials:  Prior, Byron: Sexual Abuse;
Testimonials:  Earle, Shane: Mount Cashel;;
Testimonials: Samson, Pierre:  Duplessis Orphans, QU
News:  Mount Cashel Orphanage, St. John's NL;
News:  Duplessis Orphans:  Nazi Experiments Orphange, NL
Issues:  Boys Of St. Vincent <Mount Cashel, NL>;
Issues:  Judicial Freemasonry
Issues:  Judicial Interpretation
Issues: Child Trafficking by Public Officers & Judges

Erin Pizzey, Founder of the Women's Shelter Movement: 

Erin Pizzey

"Why I loathe feminism... and believe it will ultimately destroy the family",
"Feminism began with Marxist Lesbian University Professors and their students"

Erin Pizzey - Google Search
Erin Pizzey - Google Videos

2008-02-14  Erin Pizzey on KFBK talk radio (Sacramento, California)

Erin Pizzey is  the founder of the women's shelter movement and of the first modern women's refuge (1971, Chiswick, London, England)

More:  Issues:  Pizzey, Erin: Women's Shelter Scam;
Issues:  "Women's Shelter" Gulags:  Lesbian Brainwashing & Seduction Camps
Issues:  Cools, Senator Anne: Lying Lawyers;
News:  Liberal Hedy Fry / Status of Women (SOW):
Issues:  Pedophiles Fear Dads;
Issuess:  False Accusations;
Issues:  Domestic Violence Fraud
Issues:  Child Trafficking by Public Officers & Judges

Warren Farrell:  Why Men Earn More, Myth of Male Power

Warren Farrell - Google Search
Warren Farrell - Google Videos

More:  Issues:  Warren Farrell:  Why Men Earn More, Myth of Male Power

Hedy Fry's Status of Women, "SOW",  KILL IT, KILL IT FAST!!!!

Hedy Fry's Status of Women - Google Search;
Status of Women, sow - Google Video

 

The university community tells us that at least one of the Status of Women university profs is not just a run of the mill Communist...   she's a self professed MAOIST!!!   The difference we're told is that a MAOIST believes in killing her opponents.  Recall all of the FTSOTC Panelists had multiple Death Threats against them.

We say it is Hedy Fry, and these "Second Wave Feminists" / Status of Women / Women's Studies types that need to be eradicated from tax funded positions and be forced to make Reparations to the thousands of Fathers and their families whose lives who have been destroyed by them since the sixties.  We need also the restoration of the Enticement & Seduction provisions of Common Law which these SOWs had struck by Statute.

More:  Issues:  SOW = Status of Women, KILL IT!!!!;
Testimonials:  Wiebe, Ken;
News:  SOW = Status of Women, Father Hatred
News:  Hedy Fry:  Queen of False Accusers, Status of Women (SOW) Chief

Darrin White, RIP of Prince George, BC

Death by Judicial Kleptomania - Manslaughter, Suicide, March 2000

Darrin White, suicide, Prince George - Google Search;
Darrin White, suicide, Prince George - Google Video

"Darren White died in March of 2000 by his own hand. BC Supreme Court Master Doug Baker had just ordered Darren to pay $2,071 per month in child and spousal support. His monthly income at the time of that order was only $950 after taxes.  

..He was also paying $439 a month to support an older child from a previous marriage.

... No one would listen to my father , no one would give him a chance to speak. ... My dad was an abused husband, he was abused by his wife, and the justice system.  ... He was a kind man who fought a good fight but no matter what he did or said, he could never win with this system."

More...   Testimonials: Darren White, RIP
Testimonials:  Mark Dexel, RIP of Kamloops, BC;
Testimonials:  Manley, Perry:  RIP
Testimonials:  Jeffery, Jeff & Danica
Issues:  Custody Orders not Enforced;
Issues:  Parental Alienation Syndrome;
Issues:  Imputed income;
Issues:  Child Support Fraud;
Issues:  Debtors' Prison Reinstituted

Debtor's Prison Reinstituted

Debtor's Prison, abolished in 1869, but now reinstituted to appease "Femi-Nazis"

Debtor's Prison - Google Search;
Debtors Prison - Google Video;

The common practice in BC Courts when Fathers do not pay Child Support - which most of the time is merely Imputed - is to send non-paying Father to Prison until he or his family members pay the fees imposed by the Judge. 

1869-xx-xx Debtors Act 1869 (c.62), United Kingdom

Even when mothers agree that Child Support should no longer be paid, we find that the Family Enforcement agencies, which are private contractors functioning as Bounty Hunters, typically refuse to end their claim on the father's income,.

More:  Issues:  Debtors's Prison Reinstituted;
Issues:  Passports Removed to Appease Femi-Nazis;
Issues:  Driver's Licenses removed to appease "Femi-Nazis";
Testimonials:  Jeffery, Jeff & Danica;
Issues:  Imputed income;
Issues:  Child Support Fraud;

Byron Prior:  Adult Child of Prostitute / Child Pimp Mother

Newfoundland's protection of Pedophiles in Public Service

2008-09-16 PRIOR: Why wont anyone hear me Mission Unstoppable.mp3

Byron Prior - Google Search;
Byron Prior - Google Videos

Byron Prior is an Adult Child of Sexual Abuse who is breaking the "Conspiracy of Silence" of his family's Perpetrator. 

EPT: PRIOR, Byron, Protection of Pedophiles in Public Service, 2006

DISCUSSION-EPT: PRIOR, Byron, Protection of Pedophiles in Public Service



More:  Testimonials:  Prior, Byron: Sexual Abuse;
Testimonials:  Mount Cashel Orphanage, St. John's NL;
Issues:  Boys Of St. Vincent <Mount Cashel, NL>
News:  Ramsay, Judge David BC Judge & Pedophile
News:  Hickman, T. Alex, NL Judge, alleged Pedophile
Testimonials:   Earle, Shane: Mount Cashel Orphange, NL;
Testimonials: Samson, Pierre:  Duplessis Orphans, QU
News:  Duplessis Orphans
;
Issues: Child Trafficking by Public Officers & Judges;
Issues:  Judicial Freemasonry;
News:  Crowley, Aleister:  Luciferian Freemasonry;
News:  Pike, Albert: Luciferian Freemasonry

Dr. Rick Lohstroh, RIP August 2004

Mother Assisted Patricide:  Murdered by 10 year old Son with Mom's gun, Galveston, TX

Rick Lohstroh, murder - Google Search;
Rick Lohstroh, murder - Google Video
Deborah Geisler - Google Search

"Lohstroh, a 41-year-old emergency-room doctor, was shot in the back Friday when he went to pick up his two sons at their mother's home.  Police say the 10-year-old boy climbed into the back of his father's sport utility vehicle, fired a pistol several times through the back of the driver's seat and then ran back inside the home."


More...  Testimonials:  Lohstroh, Dr. Rick, RIP:   Mother Assisted Patricide;
Testimonials:  Winkler, Matthew-RIP:  Immunity for Homicidal Moms;
 Issues:  "Stockholm Syndrome" Paradigm Shift creates a "Victim-Perpetrator";
Issues:  Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD;
Issues:  Legal Abuse Syndrome;

Perry Manley of Seattle, RIP:  Suicide-by-Cop, June 2005


Seattle Courthouse Shooting,  June 21, 2005

Seattle Courthouse Shooting,  June 21, 2005

Watch CBS News Videos Online

Meetup:  EPT-w23-Seattle-WA, Portland-OR: MANLEY, Perry: Imputed Income, EP Roundups

"SEATTLE - A man shot and killed by officers after he brandished an inert <child's plastic> grenade at Seattle's new Federal Courthouse Monday was described as angry about child support rulings, police said.  ...  Court records indicated his wages had been garnished in a child support case. ... He was shot twice by two veteran Seattle Police Department officers. ..."

More:  Testimonials:  Manley, Perry:  RIP:  Suicide-by-Cop, June 2005 ;
Testimonials: Darren White, RIP;
Testimonials:  Mark Dexel, RIP of Kamloops, BC;
Testimonials:  Jeffery, Jeff & Danica
Issues:  Custody Orders not Enforced;
Issues:  Parental Alienation Syndrome;
Issues:  Imputed income;
Issues:  Child Support Fraud;
Issues:  Debtors' Prison Reinstituted

Recovered Adult Child of PAS abuse, Everett, WA

More:  Issues:  "Stockholm Syndrome" Paradigm Shift creates a "Victim-Perpetrator"
Issues:  Parental Alienation Syndrome
;
 Testimonials:  Manley, Perry:  RIP;
Testimonials: Darren White, RIP;
Testimonials:  Mark Dexel, RIP of Kamloops, BC;
Testimonials:  Jeffery, Jeff & Danica
Issues:  Custody Orders not Enforced;
Issues:  Parental Alienation Syndrome;
Issues:  Imputed income;
Issues:  Child Support Fraud;
Issues:  Debtors' Prison Reinstituted

Ex-wife, Susan Calhoun, describes Manley

Perry Manley split with his family living on the Kitsap peninsula15 years ago. He was no longer required to make support payments to his now-grown children, but his family said he was never able to put the bitterness behind him.

His ex-wife Susan Calhoun said “he just still had issues, he was still really bitter.”  She said the problems started soon after their 1990 divorce, when a court ordered support payments for their three children. Calhoun said Manley angrily quit his high-paying job to spite his family and the court.

“It was a power struggle, I think, he didn’t want anybody to tell him what to do with his money,” she said.   Calhoun thinks the tragic event was a final swipe at the courts and his children.

Susan CalhounPlantswoman Design, Inc.  www.plantswomandesign.com
Attn: Susan Calhoun  email: susan@plantswomandesign.com

Susan Calhoun, Owner, Plantswoman Design,
P.O. Box 10505
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

206.842.2453
360.394.2453

Legal Abuse Syndrome

More:  Testimonials:  Manley, Perry:  RIP;
Testimonials: Darren White, RIP;
Testimonials:  Mark Dexel, RIP of Kamloops, BC;
Testimonials:  Jeffery, Jeff & Danica
Issues:  Custody Orders not Enforced;
Issues:  Parental Alienation Syndrome;
Issues:  Imputed income;
Issues:  Child Support Fraud;
Issues:  Debtors' Prison Reinstituted

Alienated Dad's Suicide, Perry Manley, Seattle, June 6, 2005

"SEATTLE - A man shot and killed by officers after he brandished an inert grenade at Seattle's new Federal Courthouse Monday was described as angry about child support rulings, police said.  ...  Court records indicated his wages had been garnished in a child support case. ... He was shot twice by two veteran Seattle Police Department officers. ..."

Perry Manley, Seattle - Google Search;  

More:  Testimonials:  Manley, Perry:  RIP:  Suicide-by-Cop, June 2005 ;
Testimonials: Darren White, RIP;
Testimonials:  Mark Dexel, RIP of Kamloops, BC;
Testimonials:  Jeffery, Jeff & Danica
Issues:  Custody Orders not Enforced;
Issues:  Parental Alienation Syndrome;
Issues:  Imputed income;
Issues:  Child Support Fraud;
Issues:  Debtors' Prison Reinstituted

Cops On Seattle Court Shooting, June 21, 2005

2005-06-21  Cops On Seattle Court Shooting

A man described as angry about child support rulings was shot to death while brandishing an inert <child's plastic> hand grenade in the new federal courthouse here, police said.  Hundreds of judges, jurors, employees and prisoners in the 23-story building were evacuated and surrounding streets were cordoned off Monday as dozens of police cars responded, jamming lunchtime traffic.  Officers could not tell that "what appeared to be a World War II-type of grenade" was inert until after the shooting, Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske said.

The man, dressed in camouflage, was identified in newspaper and television reports as Perry Manley, 52, of Seattle. FBI agents and other authorities would not confirm the identification.
  The man had frequented the courthouse as well as the federal office building and often expressed "a disdain for the federal government as well as some of its policies," U.S. MarsJeff Eric Robertson said. <Security knew Manley well.>  "I believe it's more of a global government frustration," Robertson said.

Susan Calhoun, Manley's former wife, told KING Television he became embittered and quit a high-paying job after their divorce in 1990 when a judge ordered him to make support payments for their three children. The children are now grown and those payments were no longer required, KING reported.
<Certainly not true in Canada, likely untrue in Washington>

According to the report, Manley also had e-mailed the station recently, criticizing the child support system and claiming that millions of noncustodial parents were being illegally impoverished by the government.

Police and federal agents searched a Belltown apartment building Monday evening. FBI agent Roberta A. Burroughs would not comment on news reports describing it as Manley's residence.

Five years ago, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported, Manley paraded down a Bremerton street waving a flag and wearing little more than a sandwich board that read, "State Raped."

Manley came under investigation in April by the FBI after U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Zilly denied his attempts to bring a state lawsuit to the federal level. Cases brought by Manley also were rejected two years ago and in 2001.

In a letter filed in court in April, Manley accused Zilly of treason, adding that such a crime was punishable by death. Subsequently, on a fathers' rights Web site, he wrote that he was visited by two federal agents.

On Monday, the suspect arrived at the courthouse shortly before noon with a backpack that he later strapped to his chest. Witnesses said he tried to skirt security in the lobby and began shouting threats, police Detective Christie-Lynne Bonner said.

The backpack contained unspecified court documents and a living will, indicating he might have expected police to shoot him, as well as a cutting board which the man may have intended to use as a protective device, Kerlikowske said.

Security officers were unable to talk the man into putting down the grenade, police were called and after about 25 minutes of negotiations "the man made a furtive movement," Robertson said. "At that point the officers had no choice but to stop that threat."

Chay Adams, 27, of Seattle, said she witnessed the shooting while after leaving the U.S. Marshals Service office on the ninth floor where her father is a deputy marshal.

She and about eight other women were evacuated to the fifth floor, from which she saw police confront the man, who had been sitting on a bench with a yellow backpack strapped to his chest in the ground floor atrium lobby.

He was nervous and kept clasping his hands, but there was nothing unusual about him, she said. "If they wouldn't have known what happened, you wouldn't have paid any attention to him," Adams said.

2005-06-xx  SeattlePI.com Sound Off Child support
2006-06-25  Man in courthouse shooting angry over child support rulings <Translation:  Suicide by Confronting Police>>

Angry dad fanned the flames for years in e-mails, June 22, 2005,

2005-06-22  Angry dad fanned the flames for years in e-mails

SUSAN PAYNTER   susanpaynter@seattlepi.com

The only time I saw his face it was on Tuesday's front page and, by then, it was because Perry Manley was dead.  But, several times a week for years, I have read messages from the angry man who was fatally shot Monday at Seattle's new, extra-safe federal courthouse.

Marshals, police and security tried to talk Manley out of what appeared to be a suicide mission to protest what he saw as the system's vendetta against divorced dads.

But it wasn't easy to talk Manley out of anything concerning his conviction that the courts, the state and women in general were out to get him and child-support beleaguered brothers like him. I know because, when he first started writing to me, I tried.

Manley began sending me e-mails about five years ago, around the time he strapped on a sandwich board lettered "State Raped" and marched down the main street of Bremerton -- my hometown. His name was equally well-known to the judges who dismissed his frequent lawsuits. And to police. And the folks at the Department of Social and Health Services. All, in his view, were instruments of the systematic torture and abuse of non-custodial fathers.

The notes to me were about all those things. About why Judge Thomas Zilly should be fired for dismissing his claim. And why Judge John Coughenour should be impeached for failing to see that single dads had become indentured servants. And about the "evidence" he had gathered "proving" a DSHS agenda against dads.

Manley's anger was apparently ignited by a bitter divorce and custody battle in 1989. But it flamed into a consuming bonfire after a Kitsap County judge ruled that Manley was deliberately dodging child support and ordered part of his income withheld.

Soon most of his e-mails to me were about the state-sanctioned tyranny of women. About their carelessness with children and their cruelty toward men. And, over time, the messages became more manic and more rambling. Sometimes he wrote me every day.

When I wrote about Beltway sniper John Mohammed and the shooting of a young Tacoma mother named Keenya Cook by Mohammed's teenage sidekick, my first e-mail of the day was predictably from Perry Manley.

Mohammed's wife had driven him to violence by taking his three children away, Manley told me. Just as the state had colluded with his wife to take his three kids.

By then I had come to almost count on such messages from Manley. And, by then, I had also stopped trying to answer since there seemed to be simply nothing to say.

Not that my little blip of a connection to this tragedy counts for much. But now I wonder if I could have been more of a sounding board for a man whose anger seemed to be spinning and spitting sparks like a Fourth of July firework.

A column about Cherry Gilbert, whose restraining order against her abusive husband caused the former sheriff's deputy to lose his job, was further proof to Manley that men are the real victims. Never mind that Gilbert's husband had held a gun to her head or that the court eventually reversed a ruling that she was not be entitled to any part of his pension.

An interview with Connie Raney, a victim of domestic violence who was refused rental housing because of the potential danger posed by her husband, set off Manley, too.

And a column about Ballard High School principal Method Odemene's sexual harassment of a female vice principal confirmed, in his mind, that women drive men to destruction while never being held accountable.

Manley had the same reaction to a piece about former Seattle police officer and former City Council member John Manning when I interviewed him about the allegations of spousal abuse he needed to surmount in a new bid for a council seat.

Even more general columns on sex education, the morning-after pill and a new law allowing young women to take unwanted newborns to hospitals contributed to Manley's ever-growing catalog. To him, this was simply further proof of the irresponsibility of women and the discounting of men.

Women choose to get pregnant, Manley told me. They choose to become mothers. Then they either want to abandon their children or use them to manipulate and bankrupt men who must pay for those children, often without even being able to see them.

"Please write about Perry Manley," said one of my earliest e-mails yesterday, sent by Steve Peterson. "You often write about women's causes. This was a man who just wanted some fairness restored to what it means to be a father. His efforts, however misguided, were a brave stand for thousands of others."

Like his friend, Peterson wants us to know about the "pain of having your children held ransom by ex-wives and a legal system that betrays fatherhood." Like Manley, he wants air space for his view that wives too easily "leave their marriages, break up their families and then are rewarded by the courts for having done so."

Perry died, Peterson said, because no one would listen.

I did "listen," Steve. I read every escalating word. And I worried and wondered what could be done to cool this man's anger.

Now that it's too late for Perry Manley, I can only hope that others who are consumed by the same kinds of flames will find a path through their anger that doesn't lead,
<child's plastic> grenade in hand, to a last stand.

Death of a Father, June 23, 2005

2005-06-23 Death of a Father,  Roger F. Gay

Perry Manley is dead. He was a father and a good man. He spent a great deal of time and effort over the past 15 years fighting injustice in family law, particularly regarding issues of custody and child support. On Tuesday, he gave his life to the cause.

After years of protest marches, filing lawsuits, and objecting to the treatment he and other parents receive, to no avail, Perry Manley dressed himself in military clothing and went to the courthouse with one last appeal - and a dummy hand grenade. After being noticed by security guards, and confronted by police, he placed papers on the floor that he wanted to present to a judge. Then, one twitch and it was over.

The tragedy of Perry Manley's life and death is apparently not at an end. Readers of MensNewsDaily.com will likely not be surprised by the aftermath. A local paper, The Seattle Times, went directly into spin mode. (article) Not one, but three staff writers, plus two contributing staff writers and a researcher went to work portraying Perry Manley as an angry, confused, and obsessed personality who was simply too stubborn for his own good. Perry Manley's death, they contend, was suicide - that's just the kind of guy he was.

For 15 years Perry Manley raised critical issues that lie at the heart of human existence; family matters, children, his right to sustain himself, to act as the father he was, and for basic freedom from arbitrary government intrusion - and he was ignored. It is clear that there are those among us that would like everything he fought for during his life to die with him.

The staff at The Seattle Times started their report with "Perry Manley didn't want to pay child support" and described his legal pleas as "rambling." He didn't have a problem that needed to be fixed. He had an obsession.

But RealChangeNews.org, in an article the week before, seemed a great deal less confused. (article) He objected to divorce on religious grounds. He did not object to supporting his children, but objected to being forced to pay arbitrary amounts to his ex-wife. Forced to accept divorce, he felt strongly that he should have equal parenting time and that under such an arrangement, child support should not be ordered. He strongly objected to having child support withheld from his wages.

But even RealChangeNews.org got caught up in the spin. "Three attorneys with experience in family law say Manley's legal arguments don't excuse a man from supporting his children. They agree, however, that representation of fathers has been atrocious over the years - something that's slowly changing." I suppose though, if you're sufficiently intelligent and have a few more facts, you can put two and two together from that. Fathers get screwed in court. Perry Manley, who had suffered unemployment, was not able to pay the large arbitrary amounts the system requires of him. Screw him though - throw him in jail (again) for non-payment. Things are slowly changing. I guess that means someone might consider doing the right thing when hell freezes over.

It's certainly no coincidence that his fight began following the federal family law reforms (around 1990) that created a national fathers' rights movement. Similar reforms have gone into effect in other countries with an international fathers' rights movement as a direct result. What is called "child support" today is a large arbitrary amount set by a political process intended to favor private and public collection agencies. The higher the amounts are set, the more these institutions profit. "Child support" is just a label. The amounts ordered no longer have any direct relationship to children's needs or often - as in Perry Manley's case - the ability of parents to pay.

Attorney Ruth Moen insisted that men manipulate the system as often as women, a position that seems entirely untenable. Her description of how things work is built on images of court proceedings that took place at least a quarter century ago. Courts based decisions on facts and feelings in individual cases. Litigants (parents) tried to "manipulate" the court by presenting their circumstances and pleading their cases. Today, decisions are made en masse by legislators and review committees. How is it that a practicing family lawyer isn't aware of such dramatic changes in family law that have been in effect for 15 years?

RealChangeNews.org: "Lawyers say shared custody is a growing phenomenon, but one that only works when the divorced mom and dad can communicate without conflict." Raise your hand if you consult a lawyer when trying to decide how to best raise your children. Just as I thought - I don't see any hands. Responsible parents decide how best to raise their own children. If divorced, they may need to consult a lawyer to help make the arrangements they need. If a lawyer can't help make those arrangements, then a lawyer is of no use. Perry Manley found himself in that situation - oh, so familiar to millions of parents, especially fathers. He represented himself.

To construct an image of Perry Manley as a rambling buffoon, the staff at The Seattle Times turned to his ongoing disagreements with U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly. "Being required to pay child support for his three children, Manley claimed, was a form of involuntary servitude, where a man is forced to work to support a child he is not responsible for raising." Judge Zilly, along with several other judges, dismissed his claims that the state was violating his rights by garnisheeing his wages. In April, Perry Manley sent a letter to Judge Zilly accusing him of Treason. Manley said the crime was punishable by death and the letter was turned over to the U.S. Marshals Office.

Finding protection of individual rights AWL in the modern practice of law, he did the best he could on his own. In the years I've dealt with fathers' rights issues I've heard the effect of current "child support" law described as "involuntary servitude" many times and Perry Manley is not the first to conclude the laws are unconstitutional and to describe judicial support for these laws as treason. His arguments may have been technically incorrect, but I have never found these arguments illogical.

Finding current child support law to be unconstitutional is not particularly difficult. The amounts ordered as "child support" are arbitrary. They are decided en masse and applied in procedures that literally defend the arbitrary amounts against the intrusion of due process of law. Courts have preserved these laws only by taking the dramatic step of reclassifying marriage and family as public institutions and declaring that individual rights do not apply. (Thus, a fathers' rights political movement was born rather than fixing the problems through a correction in law obtained through litigation of an individual case - i.e. through "due process of law.")

Related: P.O.P.S. v. GARDNER, 998 F.2d 764 (9th Cir. 1993), U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals - child support reclassified as "social policy" to be legally treated like taxes and welfare entitlements rather than as a private interest subject to respect for individual rights. This case directly affected family law in the State of Washington where Perry Manley lived.

The arbitrary en masse approach leaves many fathers with unpayable debts. They face financial ruin when they cannot get orders realistically adjusted to circumstances. They are ordered to work most of their adult lives to pay off an arbitrarily determined debt - an amount unrelated to their children's needs - and threatened with debtors prison if they don't. No reasonable person would accept this debt and its enforcement procedures voluntarily. The issue of servitude is clear by definition. What distinguishes current "child support" from a personal obligation (incurred willingly by having children) is that the amounts are not realistically related to support of children and cannot be realistically adjusted to family circumstances.

Treason was intentionally defined very narrowly by the authors of the Constitution, does not include errors in judgment nor normally would it include intentional acts of corruption by judges. You cannot be charged with treason merely for defying the king - so to speak. You pretty much have to be a citizen who's helping a foreign force invade the country. But for someone not armed with this particular legal knowledge - even if wrong - the charge is not entirely unreasonable. (And besides; Maybe Perry Manley was just as correct in his interpretation as judges who canít find any reason to declare current child support laws unconstitutional.)

Judges have the power and the obligation to protect and defend the Constitution. That includes the power and obligation to protect and defend individual rights and the system of individual rights that is defined by the Constitution. No reasonable and informed person can now perceive the support of many courts over many years given to an alternate system, in which individual rights have been abolished, as upholding the obligation. By striking so directly at the heart of our political definition and identity, they strike at the country itself. The death of the Constitution by refusal to apply it is literally the death of the United States.

Corruption of family law started with a profit motive, but itís obviously had a much deeper impact. Perry Manley, like many others, recognized that it does not make sense to continue to ignore the problem. The problem Perry Manley and others face is that if judges refuse to obey the constitution and massively support corruption instead, who is going to do what to fix the problem? Perry Manley, a father and a good man, wanted to be part of the solution.

Roger F. Gay

Fatal standoff spotlights issue of child support, June 22, 2005

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With his solo marches against the current state of family law and impassioned e-mails decrying child support as unconstitutional, Perry Manley may have seemed, to some, beyond reason. But his 15-year tirade against the legal system has, in the day after his violent death, been held up as heroic by dozens of non-custodial parents.

Manley was shot to death by police officers at the federal courthouse in Seattle on Monday after walking into the lobby with a <child's plastic> hand grenade. He was a regular presence there, filing lawsuits against a system he considered biased against men.

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Lawyers who practice family law here and advocates pushing the Legislature to readdress parental rights sought to distance themselves from Manley's act, but acknowledged that Washington is one of the toughest, most inflexible states in the nation when it comes to enforcing child support. Finding a parent in contempt for failing to live up to court-ordered payments is common, they say, as is wage garnisheeing and driver's license suspension.

The federal government has applauded this direction, rating Washington seventh in the nation for determining paternity, tracking down parents and enforcing payment. But a growing chorus asserts that well-intentioned government efforts have crossed the line.

"Unfortunately Perry was pushed too far and went about things the wrong way, but the underlying cause he was fighting for is a very real problem today," said Joseph McGill, a friend of Manley's from The Other Parent, a group that advocates for the rights of non-custodial parents.

Depending on one's point of view, Olympia's policies have positioned the state as either a committed defender of children or a punitive task master.

"There's a lot of men out there who feel they really don't have a voice, that there's nothing they can do," said B.J. Shea, who hosts a radio talk show on men's issues, where Manley was a frequent guest. His complaints, Shea said, always touched a nerve.

"It's amazing, the calls we would get," said Shea. "I think he knew what was going to happen at the courthouse and that people would be talking about all this afterward. It's probably what he hoped for."

Several legislators have floated new family court bills seeking to encourage cooperation between parents on matters of custody and child support, so far without success. Currently, child support payments are determined by tabulating each parent's income, the number and ages of the children in question and the relevant visitation arrangements. Typically, a judge decrees the final monthly payment, and there is little room for argument.

"Once you're in the system you cannot get hurt at work, you cannot be out of work. They assume you're going to have a certain amount of dollars on the table every month," said Mark Mahnkey, a poster on the blog Hate Male, who knew Manley. "It's a tremendous burden. This guy went to an extreme measure to get some attention to those issues. But he's not the only one."

In the late 1990s, Washington also set up a Web site, the "Most Wanted," as a final measure against parents who wouldn't pay up -- though it is recognized as a better means of public humiliation than financial redress.

Adolfo Capestany, scheduled to take over as acting chief of the state's Division of Child Support in July, is unapologetic about the state's tactics. In fact, he is proud.

Washington collected $640 million in child support payments last year -- about 62 percent of what was owed. The more money Washington collects, Capestany added, the more federal funds the state gets.

Enforcement typically begins with wage garnishing -- as it did in Manley's case -- but if a non-custodial parent continues to elude officers, which Manley also did, enforcement measures can toughen considerably. The state may intercept tax refunds, siphon money from a bank account, suspend driver's licenses or seize and auction a parent's car.

"We don't want to suspend people's licenses but it's effective in getting people's attention," Capestany said, adding that much of the fault lay with parents who run, refusing to stay in contact with state officers to apprise them of intermittent payment difficulties.

For Manley, the issue was mainly one of principle, friends and acquaintances said.

"He believed it was unconstitutional to force him to pay a second person to raise his children," said Shea, the radio host. "He had no problem raising his own children and he believed in shared custody."

Shared parenting, in which the mother and father each assume 50 percent of the duties and cover expenses on their own, has become the rallying cry of fathers' rights activists. But child development experts often caution that the arrangement can be disruptive and confusing to children who may shuttle back and forth, one week on, one week off, between homes.

Once set, it is nearly impossible to get courts to lower a mandated child support payment -- even if a parent's income levels have plummeted, several lawyers said.

"They call it imputed income, meaning that it's assumed, so that if a person was once working as a computer programmer making $50,000 a year and now he's working as a short-order cook -- barely making minimum wage -- the court says you should always be able to be that programmer and make that money," said Lisa Scott, a Bellevue attorney who has specialized in family law since 1998. "That's a huge issue. If you get behind in child support, it gets horrendously difficult to get caught up."

In Manley's case, however, a court found that he was intentionally underemployed to avoid paying child support.

Capestany of the Division of Child Support allowed that in years past the agency was not as sensitive as it might have been when dealing with parents in difficult circumstances. The department took a hard line and sometimes failed to listen, he said. But these days, "it's all about, 'What's in the best interest of the child?' "

Manley, to be sure, espoused views many would consider extreme. He believed the pro-choice movement was unconstitutional because it gave women rights that men do not have. A woman, for example, may decide whether to abort, adopt or keep her child, while men, he felt, are simply fathers, required to step up if she so demands.

In the aftermath of his death in front of a building he considered symbolic of an unassailable legal system, a wide circle of Manley's acquaintances were trying to focus on the larger point of his message, not the way in which he chose to make it.

"Had someone heard Perry and given him an opportunity for involvement in his children's lives, I don't think this would have happened," said Greg Howe, 39, a member of The Other Parent. "All of us who are in this situation are not very far from him."

Child support upset shooting victim; Seattle police shoot man, Jun 22, 2005

2005-06-22  Child support upset shooting victim; Seattle police shoot man

SEATTLE The man killed by police after he brandished a grenade in this city's federal courthouse had grown increasingly upset and unstable recently as years of frustration with the child support system mounted, friends said Tuesday.

Perry L. Manley, 52, of Seattle, was shot to death by Seattle police Monday in the courthouse's public lobby. An autopsy Tuesday confirmed he died of gunshot wounds, but the King County Medical Examiner's office refused to release any details.

Authorities said Manley had tried to bypass courthouse security while clutching a hand grenade, later found to be inactive.
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Police and federal agents evacuated the downtown building and cordoned off the surrounding streets during the standoff with Manley, which lasted for about a half-hour. He was shot after making a "furtive move" with the grenade, U.S. MarsJeff Eric Robertson said.

Authorities said Manley was dressed in camouflage, carrying court papers and a living will.

The two Seattle police officers who shot Manley were identified Tuesday as William Collins Jr., 40, and Timothy Pasternak, 46. They are on administrative leave while the shooting is investigated.

The FBI served a search warrant Monday evening on a downtown apartment building, which friends identified as Manley's residence. An explosives unit from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives assisted in the search.

FBI agents should wrap up their investigation soon, spokeswoman Robbie Burroughs said Tuesday.

Manley was a critic of the child support system and the courts' handling of parental custody issues, and had filed several lawsuits disputing his support obligations. Court documents said Manley was the divorced father of three children, ages 26, 23 and 22.

He was well-known around the courthouse and led a small protest outside the building last month, when he attempted to burn an American flag. But there were no indications his frustrations would become violent, Robertson said.


"We've had a lot of contact with him, but nothing like what he did (Monday)," Robertson said.

Manley was ordered in July 2002 to appear in King County Superior Court for failing to pay more than $8,200 in child support. It was unclear from the court filings if Manley paid that bill, but his response to the orders alleged that he was being held in forced labor by the state.

Kevin Turner of Bellevue met Manley a few years ago through a child support reform group. He said Manley had become increasingly withdrawn and disgruntled in recent months.

"Frankly, it got to the point where I didn't know how to talk to him," Turner said.

Turner said Manley's Internet postings and e-mail messages had taken on a darker tone, and he described Manley's confrontation with police as "basically committing suicide."

Manley had been homeless for a time, but had begun to turn his life around in the past few years, getting a job at a restaurant, Turner said. But even those improvements did not cure his ill feelings toward the custody and child support systems.

Susan Calhoun, Manley's former wife, told KING-TV he became embittered and quit a high-paying job after their divorce in 1990 when a judge ordered him to make support payments for their three children.

Joe McGill of Battle Ground, who knew Manley through a child custody group called The Other Parent, agreed that Manley's statements had become "pretty bizarre." But McGill said he didn't think Manley intended to be killed by police Monday.

"I think it might have been his last step to be heard," McGill said

Man killed at court was upset over child support, June 21, 2005

2005-06-21 Man killed at court was upset over child support

Perry Manley didn't want to pay child support, and the seeming unfairness of a system that hounded him to turn over his hard-earned cash...
Hundreds of federal-courthouse workers, jurors and prisoners were evacuated from the building yesterday. The courthouse was closed for the rest of the day.

FBI agents search the Belltown apartment of Perry Manley, who was shot and killed after he walked into the federal courthouse in downtown Seattle carrying a defused hand grenade.

Perry Manley didn't want to pay child support, and the seeming unfairness of a system that hounded him to turn over his hard-earned cash to his ex-wife had made him angry and obsessed over the past 15 years.

Manley had written and talked about the topic ad nauseam. He had filed no fewer than five lawsuits, and had joined others supporting the rights of fathers as noncustodial parents. Being required to pay child support for his three children, Manley claimed, was a form of involuntary servitude, where a man is forced to work to support a child he is not responsible for raising. In recent years, his writings and actions showed him to be increasingly bitter.

In the end, his obsession is apparently what got him killed, in what friends believe was a last-ditch effort to draw attention to his cause.

Manley was shot to death yesterday, the day after Father's Day, by two Seattle police officers inside the secure foyer of the federal courthouse. In one hand, he clutched a defused fragmentation grenade.

Manley, dressed in camouflage and carrying a backpack strapped across his chest, walked into the courthouse shortly before noon and tried to inch along a small ledge that rings an indoor reflection pond in an apparent attempt to avoid the metal detectors. Eric Robertson, U.S. MarsJeff for the Western District of Washington, said security officers saw he was holding a World War II-era hand grenade and confronted him.

Security officers summoned police and spent more than 20 minutes trying to persuade him to surrender. He placed papers he apparently wanted to present to a judge on the floor and used both hands to cup the grenade to his body, a police spokeswoman said.

Police fired twice after he "made a furtive movement with the grenade," Robertson said at a news conference yesterday. He was shot once with a shotgun and once with a .223-caliber assault rifle, said Seattle Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske. It was clear the man was dead immediately after the shooting, he said.

The incident prompted the evacuation of hundreds of courthouse personnel, including judges, jurors, employees and prisoners. The courthouse was closed the remainder of the day.
Police later determined that the bottom of the grenade had been drilled out, making it inactive, but that wasn't apparent to officers, Kerlikowske said. A bomb expert was called to examine the contents of the man's backpack because officials were worried he might have strapped explosives to his body. No explosives were found. Instead, officials found a cutting board and a copy of the man's living will inside his bag, the chief said.

Kerlikowske speculated that the cutting board may have been for protection against police bullets and suggested, given that the man was carrying a copy of his living will, that his death may be a case of "suicide by police."

Manley, 52, was a well-known figure at the U.S. District Courthouse who had recently attracted the attention of the U.S. Marshals Service after accusing U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly of treason in a letter filed in court last April. Manley said the crime was punishable by death, and wrote on a fathers'-rights Web site that he was visited by two agents later that month.

Zilly, contacted at home last night, acknowledged that "the letters were turned over to the U.S. Marshals Office." The judge called the shooting "tragic."

Carried will with him

A friend of Manley's, Richard Roberts, said Manley wrote a living will the day after the visit from the agents and always carried it with him. Manley had said he believed agents were "going to shoot him anyway," Roberts said.

Manley's ex-wife, Susan Calhoun, 48, of Suquamish, Kitsap County, said yesterday she was aware that Manley had been killed, but had not been formally notified by police. His oldest daughter, Kristen Manley, 23, said she also was aware of the shooting.
Both declined comment last night.

Police last night had not released Manley's name, but his identity was confirmed by a law-enforcement source.

Last month, according to published reports, Manley attempted to burn an American flag in a rainstorm on the plaza outside the courthouse.

According to a story in the homeless publication Real Change, Manley was so well known to courthouse security officers that they greeted him by name. Manley had notified the media about his flag-burning plans, but only a Real Change reporter showed up.

Tom Swanson, who accompanied Manley to the flag burning and shares Manley's belief that child support is illegal, said Manley had promised that if the flag burning didn't attract enough attention to his plight, he was going to do something "more drastic."

"Nobody would listen to us," said Swanson, who lives in his car in Tacoma and was reached by cellphone.

"His final statement"

Roberts of East Bremerton said Manley had been jailed at least twice for contempt of court for failing to pay child support.

"He was an extremely hardheaded individual," said Roberts, who met Manley at the Silverdale Baptist Church in Bremerton 16 years ago.

"This was his way of making his final statement. I'm sure what he did was premeditated," Roberts said. "This is not a wacko, but a guy who was at the end of his ropes. It's a tragedy he felt he had to go this far."

Roberts said Manley wasn't opposed to giving money to his ex-wife, he just didn't think the state had the right to force him to make payments.
Pleadings in the numerous lawsuits filed by Manley over the years show the arc of his obsession.

Calhoun had their marriage dissolved in 1990. He appealed a court order for child support, which was summarily dismissed.

Manley's court filing, done without an attorney, "contains no statements of facts," the appellate court judges noted.

Over the next decade, Manley would lose dozens of jobs and be jailed. The courts noted that he was "voluntarily underemployed" in an effort to attempt to avoid his child-custody payments of more than $600 and back payments that by 2002 had grown to more than $8,000.
Living in a shelter

From 2001 until last year, Manley lived at the William Booth Center, a shelter run by the Salvation Army that provides housing and support services to homeless men in the Chinatown International District in Seattle.
A facilitator there, Mike Jones, said he remembered Manley, but he was unwilling to say much without permission from his superiors. He said Manley was forced to leave last year because he had reached the limit of the amount of time he could stay.

Manley, who Roberts said was a Navy veteran, participated in the veterans transitional program at the shelter, which houses up to 185 men, Jones said. Manley wore fatigues when he lived there, Jones said.
In the meantime, he sued the state and several of his past employers, claiming they were violating his rights by garnisheeing his wages and turning his pay over to the state. His most recent lawsuit was assigned to Judge Zilly in January 2003, but like the others was dismissed a few months later.

Manley, however, continued to file often rambling pleadings, including several in which he accused Zilly of treason. The most recent was filed June 1.

Last night, the FBI searched Manley's studio apartment in the 2500 block of Western Avenue in Seattle's Belltown neighborhood, Robertson, the U.S. Marshal, said. Manley was a frequent visitor at both the federal courthouse and the Jackson Federal Building on Second Avenue.
"In most instances, he would come in and would be required to go through screening. At times, he would sit outside in the courtyard area," said Robertson, adding the man seemed to be motivated by "a global government frustration."

The entire incident yesterday was captured on digital security video, but Robertson declined to release that footage. Still, he said, "you can clearly see the [court security officer] trying to get him to put down what was in his hand."

Jeff Sullivan, the chief of the criminal division in the U.S. Attorney's Office, was getting off the elevators on the fourth floor of the courthouse when he saw the man, surrounded by armed officers, backed up against the glass wall at the west end of the courthouse foyer. Sullivan said the man was on the secure side of the reflecting pond, not far from the elevators that would have given him access to the rest of the courthouse.

The man, Sullivan said, had his arms through the harness of a yellow backpack across his chest. Sullivan said the man had a manila folder full of papers in one hand and an object he couldn't see in the other.
"The officers had their guns out and had taken safety positions," Sullivan said. "They were talking to him. I clearly heard them tell him to put down what he had in his hand."

Sullivan said he thought the man may have said something like, "I'll come halfway," but the officers insisted he drop whatever he was holding.

At that point, Sullivan said, agents with the U.S. Marshals Service noticed him up against the railing "and told me to get the hell out of there," he said. A few minutes later, as officials were ordering the evacuation of the first five floors of the courthouse, he said he heard two shots.
 

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SEATTLE - Seattle police officers shot and killed a Seattle man who was holding what turned out to be an inert grenade in the lobby of the new Federal Courthouse in downtown Seattle. He has been identified as Perry L. Manley, an outspoken critic of the court system.

Manley was well-known to courthouse security guards. Court records indicated his wages had been garnished in a child support case. He had also been interviewed in at least one local newspaper and had e-mailed KING 5 News protesting the child support system.

Police were searching his apartment on Western Avenue in downtown Seattle Monday evening.

Manley was from Seattle, born in 1952, and "often frequented the courthouse as well as the federal building," said U.S. MarsJeff Eric Robertson, adding he had a "disdain" for the federal government and its policies.

At an afternoon press conference, Robertson said Manley came into the courthouse at about 11:48 a.m. and tried to get around the security screening area.

Courthouse security ordered him to stop. He held out the grenade for the officers to see and they launched an emergency evacuation of the building. They called in Seattle Police for assistance.

"With their expert help, we cordoned him off so he could not enter into the secure portion of the building. An officer with a .223 as well as one with a shotgun took aim on him," Robertson said. After 25 minutes of trying to get Manley to put down the grenade, "he made a furtive movement with the grenade and at that point the officers had no choice but to stop the threat."

He was shot twice by two veteran Seattle Police Department officers.

"He went down with the grenade in his hand. At that time he was continuing to cup the grenade," Robertson explained. "And we called for the Seattle Police Bomb Squad to come in to disarm and make safe that grenade...Also if you recall I said that he had a backpack on. We did not know at that point what was in the backpack, if there were additional explosives or anything that could harm an emercency service worker or a law enforcement officer."

Emergency medical workers were not allowed to approach the body until the bomb squad could ensure their safety.

Members of the bomb squad searched the backpack found a cutting board inside it, as well as a living will. Of the significance of the cutting board, Seattle Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske could only speculate, but living will did raise for him the specter of this being a case of "suicide by police."

A woman cleaning windows in the lobby saw the man enter the building. He was acting oddly, she said. "Usually you don't wear a backpack in front of you." He drew the attention of security officials when he tried to sneak around the security gate.

She described what happened next when they told him to stop. He responded, "don't come near me don't come near me, I'll blow it up!" "Don't come near me, don't come near me! Stay away, stay away!" she said he yelled.

 

Chay Adams told the station that she saw police shoot Manley. "He was agitated and he kept moving his hands," Adams said, who said the man had been sitting on a bench with a yellow backpack.

At least two shots were heard on videotape made during the ordeal. "Suspect now shot, suspect now shot," was heard being announced by an officer over a radio.

No one else was injured, according to Robertson.

Slightly more than two hours after it began, Seattle police spokeswoman, Carmen Best, said he was dead.

 

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A police officer aims a rifle at the Federal Courthouse in Seattle after a man making threats was shot by police.

“I think he was really mean because his son’s birthday was on Friday and his daughter’s wedding is coming up.”

Calhoun said Manley always claimed he was denied visitation and access to his children but his family said that wasn’t true and that the daughter visited him just six months ago.

Manley’s friend Tom Swanson said Manley was willing to die for what he believed in but said: “Perry never wanted to hurt anybody, he wanted to get attention.”

“I had the feeling the last time we were down at the federal courthouse with the flag-burning ceremony there was a certain amount of premeditation, that he was willing to die for what he believed in.”

Manley was under investigation by the FBI for threats against U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly who had repeatedly denied his requests to bring a state case, possibly related to 'deadbeat dad' child support payments up to the federal level.

He e-mailed KING TV a few weeks ago saying he planned to burn a flag on the steps of the courthouse. In his note he also wrote:

"25 Million U.S. Citizens called "NONCUSTODIAL PARENTS," are impoverished and imprisoned by the government without the authority or the power. The government denies these second class parents the democratic rights we fight for in other countries.

Child support is illegal, unlawful, and unconstitutional. It violates five basic elements of our Bill of Rights; that being life, liberty, pursuit of happiness, due process, and equal protection under the law. Peonage, seizure of property, coercion, threats of fear and intimidation are illegal, unlawful, and unconstitutional. How many children, grandparents, and parents must suffer before you reveal the truth to America?

Many are suffering, commit suicide, live underground, or are imprisoned. The time for oppression is coming to an end.This must STOP now!"

 

Roads blocked, buildings evacuated

Police blocked off 8th and 9th Streets from Virginia to Stewart while the drama unfolded. The streets were reopened at around 2 p.m.

Several people in the building told KING5 News police escorted them down the stairs and out of the building.

 

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The Federal Courthouse in Seattle was locked down after a man entered the building with at least one weapon.

"We were notified that there was an incident in the building and the marshals would like for us to evacuate the courthouse," said a woman who is an administrative assistant in the building.

"We were pretty calm. The marshals do an excellent job and were able to get everybody out of the building," said another woman.

Robertson said the entire 23-story federal building was evacuated, but some employees were allowed to return while the bomb squad worked.

The new federal courthouse opened last August. Many of the major security features of the $171 million high-rise at Seventh Avenue and Stewart Street are disguised. Even glass walls that permit ample sunlight are blast-resistant.

The new courthouse houses the U.S. Marshals Service, judges, support staff and court clerks, as well as the U.S. Attorney's Office, bankruptcy courts, and probation and pretrial services.

 

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It holds 13 district courtrooms, five bankruptcy courtrooms, and 22 suites for judges and their staff. Secure hallways lead from cell blocks into the courtrooms, so prisoners don't contact the public - unlike in the old building.

"The security plant that we have in place worked. The lobby is … outside of the underneath of the structure. There is a design in place to where if someone did come in with an explosive it should not affect the foundation structure of the building," Robertson said.

 

KING5's Linda Byron, Jim Forman, Tim Robinson, Deborah Feldman and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

 

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Recovered Adult Child of Washington's Crooked Family Courts

Meetup:  EPT-w23-Seattle-WA, Portland-OR: MANLEY, Perry: Imputed Income, EP Roundups

"SEATTLE - A man shot and killed by officers after he brandished an inert <child's plastic> grenade at Seattle's new Federal Courthouse Monday was described as angry about child support rulings, police said.  ...  Court records indicated his wages had been garnished in a child support case. ... He was shot twice by two veteran Seattle Police Department officers. ..."

2005-06-21  Cops On Seattle Court Shooting

2005-06-21 Man killed at court was upset over child support

More:  Testimonials:  Manley, Perry:  RIP:  Suicide-by-Cop, June 2005 ;
Meetup:  EPT-w23-Seattle-WA, Portland-OR: MANLEY, Perry: Imputed Income, EP Roundups
Testimonials: Darren White, RIP;
Testimonials:  Mark Dexel, RIP of Kamloops, BC;
Testimonials:  Jeffery, Jeff & Danica
Issues:  Custody Orders not Enforced;
Issues:  Parental Alienation Syndrome;
Issues:  Imputed income;
Issues:  Child Support Fraud;
Issues:  Debtors' Prison Reinstituted

Charles Bruce, Tax Lawyer Vs Judicial Racketeers:

Sent to Debtors Prison for Non-Payment of Extortionist's demands

Charles Bruce, colorado - Google Search;
charles bruce, colorado - Google Video

First Week In | Cut Off from the World;
First Week In | Visitors on Video;

"All FMEP Members are lawyers.  Their job is to enforce Orders, so also participate in sale of properties, bankruptcies & foreclosures,"

"the Homosexual  fraction of the Law Societies & Judiciaries is "forty-something" percent"




More:  Testimonials:  Charles Bruce Vs Judicial Racketeers:  Debtors Prison;
News:  Themis Ltd. & Themis Inc.
 News:  Maximus Inc;
Issues:  Imputed Income;
Issues:  Poofy Judges;
Issues:  FMEP = Family Maintenance Enforcement Program;;
Meetup:  EPT-w28-Denver-CO: Coalition for Equal Parenting, Working EP Roundup;

Russell Bailey, RIP August 2002

Russell Bailey gunned down by ex wife during custody dispute

Russell Bailey gunned down, Hamilton father - Google Search

2005-01-28  Dundas shooting highlights emotion of custody battles

2002-08-23  Argument over kids preceded shooting 

2002-08-22  Dundas man killed outside home

2002-08-22  Man shot in front of wife

2002-08-22  Hamilton, Ontario father gunned down by ex wife during custody dispute

2002-08-22  Dundas father of four gunned down at home

More:  Testimonials:  Bailey, Russell , RIP

Darrin White, RIP of Prince George:  Judicial Kleptomania - Suicide, March 2000

Death by "Judicial Manslaughter",
March, 2000

Darrin White, suicide, Prince George - Google Search;
Darrin White, suicide, Prince George - Google Video

"I am writing on behalf of Darrin Bruce White. I am the oldest of his four children. My name is Ashlee A D Barnett-White. ... No one would listen to my father , no one would give him a chance to speak. ... My dad was an abused husband, he was abused by his wife, and the justice system.  ... He was a kind man who fought a good fight but no matter what he did or said, he could never win with this system. Things need to change for all fathers going through this same thing. We need to help, too many kids go without a father because of this , too many kids are hurt."  Ashlee A D Barnett-White, Eldest Daughter

"Darren White died in March of 2000 by his own hand. BC Supreme Court Master Doug Baker had just ordered Darren to pay $2,071 per month in child and spousal support. His monthly income at the time of that order was only $950 after taxes.

He was also paying $439 a month to support an older child from a previous marriage. He had to take stress leave from his job as a train engineer for BC Rail. Master Baker ordered Darren out of his home on two days notice.

Suicide in Canada;
Canadian Statistics -- Suicides, and suicide rate, by sex and by age group

More...   Testimonials: Darren White, RIP
Testimonials:  Mark Dexel, RIP of Kamloops, BC;
Testimonials:  Manley, Perry:  RIP
Testimonials:  Jeffery, Jeff & Danica
Issues:  Custody Orders not Enforced;
Issues:  Parental Alienation Syndrome;
Issues:  Imputed income;
Issues:  Child Support Fraud;
Issues:  Debtors' Prison Reinstituted

Hedy Fry, "Queen of False Accusers" & SOW:  insists Women may Lie in Court with Impunity

Hedy Fry, BC - Google Search

Hedy Fry, "Queen of False Accusers", insists Women remain able to Lie in Court with Impunity..  enters Liberal leadership race

Hedy Fry is the Liberal MP who fought strenuously to have removed from For the Sake of the Children the legislative changes to make FALSE ACCUSATIONS to gain sole custody an offence under Canadian Law.

Presently, the burden of proof is on the Accused to prove themselves innocent (unless you are in a Criminal Court), Rare is the Judge who  enforces Perjury laws against a woman. 

Fry's Doctrine of False Accusations with Impunity is a critical element upon which the Divorce Industry has built it's Empire.   See Anne Cools on  False Accusations  

1997-10-28 Child Custody and Access Reform, Special Joint Committee Established

More:  News:  Fry, Hedy "Queen of False Accusers" & SOW:  insists Women may Lie in Court with Immunity;
Issues:  Cools, Senator Anne: Lawyers lying in Court with Impunity

Liberal Anne McLellan says "Joint Custody Perpetuates the domination of men over women"

Anne McLellan , MP - Google Search

In "Women and the Process of Constitutional Reform" McLellan warns that <Horrors!> "Provincial Legislatures may impose a presumption of Joint Custody... and perpetuate the domination of men over women"  

More:  News:  McLellan , Liberal Anne "Joint Custody Perpetuates the domination of men over women"

Erin Pizzey, Founder of the Women's Shelter Movement: 

Erin Pizzey

"Why I loathe feminism... and believe it will ultimately destroy the family"

Erin Pizzey - Google Search
Erin Pizzey - Google Videos

2008-02-14  Erin Pizzey on KFBK talk radio (Sacramento, California)

Erin Pizzey is  the founder of the women's shelter movement and of the first modern women's refuge (1971, Chiswick, London, England)

More:  Issues:  Pizzey, Erin: Women's Shelter Scam;
Issues:  "Women's Shelter" Gulags:  Lesbian Brainwashing & Seduction Camps
Issues:  Cools, Senator Anne: Lying Lawyers;
News:  Liberal Hedy Fry / Status of Women (SOW):
Issues:  Pedophiles Fear Dads;
Issuess:  False Accusations;
Issues:  Domestic Violence Fraud
Issues:  Child Trafficking by Public Officers & Judges

Mark Edward Dexel RIP, February 2003

Judicial Kleptocracy & Manslaughter, Kamloops BC

Mark Edward Dexel - Google Search;
Mark Edward Dexel - Google Videos

 More:  Testimonials:  Mark Dexel, RIP of Kamloops, BC

Jeffery, Jeff & Danica: Imputed Income, Debtor's Prison Reinstituted

Courtenay Father to be sent to "Debtors Prison" for non-payment of child support on "Imputed Income".   Daughter of previous marriage homeless

Jeff & Danica Hall, Courtenay  was Ordered to prison for not paying child support on non-existent, Imputed Income.  His daughter, Danica from a previous marriage endured all the wrongs of homelessness and impending imprisonment Ha suffered during all the years of his Persecution by BC's Family Maintenance Enforcement Program (FMEP).  Bounty Hunters.

More:  Testimonials:  Jeffery, Jeff & Danica;
Issues:  Imputed income;
Issues:  Child Support Fraud;
Issues:  Debtors' Prison Reinstituted

Arthur Brown of Port Alberni:  ALS victim fights FMEP 

ALS victim fights FMEP garnishing his disability pension of "Child Support" for adult "Child" not living with her mother

Arthur Brown, FMEP - Google Search

2007-06-24_Brown-FMEP-NoticeofAttachmentCover.pdf

2007-02-26_Brown-FMEP-NoticeofAttachment.pdf

2007-06-18_Brown-Ombudsman.pdf


More:  Testimonials:  Arthur Brown:  FEMP Garnishes Disability Pension for Adult Child not living with the Mother'
Issues:  Disabled Parents Loosing Child Custody

Rick Fredrickson, RIP AKA "Saskatoon Dad" August 2007, needed Adoption Veto

Rick Fredrickson, "Saskatoon Dad" - Google Search

"RCMP say the man died Saturday in a crash near the Dundurn military base south of Saskatoon. He was driving a car that was hit head-on by a truck pulling a trailer on the wrong side of the highway."  <Rick's death seems all too convenient!!!!!>

2006-10-14_Father stunned by child support demands in custody battle - Star Phoenix"A Saskatoon father who is battling with a Prince Albert couple for custody of his five-month-old son got a shock this week in the form of a letter demanding that he pay <the adoptive parents> child support.

"Shame on them," Rick Fredrickson said in an interview, after learning the couple who left a Saskatoon hospital with his newborn son this spring  while he desperately sought help asserting his Paternity & Right to custody   ..

<The Adoptive Parents> now want access to his financial records in order to calculate how much he should pay them for the child's care."

More:  Testimonials:  Rick Fredrickson, Saskatoon Dad;
Issues:  Adoption Veto for Dads


     
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