QUOTE: “The policy of benign neglect toward domestic violence was tolerated until feminists began focusing attention on the issue of spouse abuse a decade ago and insisted that wife beaters be treated like other violent criminals. The nation's police have finally begun to take domestic violence seriously.” (“Attitudes change toward domestic violence,” Newsweek, March 3, 1986; Vol. 107 Issue 9, p. 58)
This fraudulent claim has been repeated now for over three-and a-half decades and is still repeated.
If you want to see evidence of the truth – that domestic violence against women has always been despised in American society – see these posts: