Cancel the Men's Rights Conference
  • Petitioned Doubletree Downtown Detroit Hotel

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Doubletree Downtown Detroit Hotel

Cancel the Men's Rights Conference

    1. Kelly Jackson
    2. Petition by

      Kelly Jackson

      Taylor, United States

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June 2014

Victory

Friends, WE DID IT. AVfM will NOT be having their hate conference at the DoubleTree in Detroit. Good job, everyone! <3

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) declared Men's Rights Advocates to be a hate group back in 2012. So how is it that, in 2014, the Doubletree Hotel in Detroit, MI, is going to host the first international conference for Men's Rights?

MRAs are linked to the recent mass shooting in UCSB, wherein a young man declared that he would exact revenge on all the women who had rejected him. MRAs are linked to false rape statistics, further perpetuating the dangerous myth that women “make it up for attention.” MRAs are linked to threats of rape and murder against women who dare to speak out against them. Simply search the phrase “MRA” and you'll see the violence, hatred, bigotry, and misogyny that MRAs support.

It is the responsibility of all people to stop the violence, and the first step is to stop the support of that violence. Tell the Doubletree Hotel that sponsoring A Voice for Men and hosting the Men's Rights conference puts them in bed with domestic terrorism. Tell them to stop. Tell them that this is unacceptable.

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Doubletree Downtown Detroit Hotel
Cancel the Men's Rights Conference

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    • Nori St. Paul NAPLES, FL
      • 5 months ago

      While I think that rarely a few men are targets of a backlash system because of the historic male dominance, we are still living in a country largely in denial about male perpetuated oppression, bullying and abuse. It not only hurts women in personal egregious ways, it hurts men and children, creates hate, fear or simply hopelessness, and cripples the economy, because the male domination and abuse causes stress related illnesses in women, men and children, which has a pervasive negative effect on human potential, and the health of this nation as a whole. MRA does not need momentum, it needs disbanding.

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    • Alozie Nwosu PROVIDENCE, RI
      • 5 months ago

      As a Detroiter and someone who's appreciated the lodgings provided by Doubletree and other Hilton establishments I neither want to see my hometown nor your business sullied by the presence of these bigoted crackpots. Giving this organization purchase by hosting their supposed conference at any of your facilities merely adds to their over-inflated sense of entitlement. Such acknowledgement by a prominent international business maligns the sensibilities of men and women everywhere. Let them gather in private homes, clubs they form or in the public square where they can be challenged openly. They nor their money are worthy of your company's name, the sweat from your employees brows, nor the city that I shall always call home.

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    • suzanne losee LAKEWOOD, CO
      • 5 months ago

      SPLC is doing great work with hate group awareness. Stop the violence! I have 10 great grandchildren who need to live safe lives!

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    • Linda Tidwell LIZELLA, GA
      • 5 months ago

      Because I hate what they doing.

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    • M Martinez SACRAMENTO, CA
      • 5 months ago

      If Doubletree hosts this conference, it will inextricably tie its name to mysogyny and violence against women.

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