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Solutions, not excuses

Female biology professor kills three at the University of Alabama a href=”http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/13/us/13alabama.html”after being denied tenure:/abr /br /blockquoteThree faculty members at the University of Alabama in Huntsville were shot to death, and three other people were seriously wounded at a biology faculty meeting on Friday afternoon, university officials said.br /br /The Associated Press reported that a biology professor, identified as Amy Bishop, was charged with murder.br /br /According to a faculty member, the professor had applied for tenure, been turned down, and appealed the decision. She learned on Friday that she had been denied once again./blockquotebr /br /Sadly, women are feeling pressure and turning to violence at times, just like men but posts like a href=”http://blog.newsweek.com/blogs/thehumancondition/archive/2010/02/12/female-shooter-in-custody-at-university-of-alabama-the-complicated-reality-of-women-and-guns.aspx”this one at Newsweek by Kate Dailey/a will just keep talking about the rarity of female violence, and lead to excuses, rather than solutions.br /br /For less PC reading on female violence, try Patricia Pearson’s a href=”http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0140243887?ie=UTF8tag=wwwviolentkicomlinkCode=as2camp=1789creative=9325creativeASIN=0140243887″span style=”font-style:italic;”When She Was Bad…: Violent Women and the Myth of Innocence./span/aimg src=”http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wwwviolentkicoml=as2o=1a=0140243887″ width=”1″ height=”1″ border=”0″ alt=”” style=”border:none !important; margin:0px !important;” /