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The “Y” Factor: Gender Bias in Child Custody Cases

March 28, 2011
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Great article from the Huffington Post about how fathers are discriminated against in court custody cases. The “Y” Factor: Gender Bias, Child Custody And The Great Parenting  Myth David T. Pisarra Family law attorney, newspaper columnist and author In the emotionally-charged world of child custody, there is a fundamental myth that both enslaves women...
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Chicago “Shared Parenting” Rally Shows Diversity

April 11, 2010
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Chicago “Shared Parenting” Rally Shows Diversity

Saturday’s shared parenting rally in front of the State of Illinois building in the heart of downtown Chicago raised awareness as to how many people are tragically affected by antiquated and misguided family court laws and procedures. The protest focused mainly on the inequities faced by non-custodial parents within the family court system. About three...
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How Feminism Maligns Fathers

April 10, 2010
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‘Fathers’ Rights’ Used Almost Exclusively by Batterers to Gain Custody of Their Child Victims’ By Glenn Sacks I try hard to be polite and fair to our misguided feminist political opponents, but sometimes it’s hard. Take this statement from the Battered Mothers Custody Conference’s Yahoo discussion group: “In keeping with recognized, valid research on...
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Michigan rules derail child support payments

December 15, 2009
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Surcharges cause unemployed parents to fall further behind Catherine Jun / The Detroit News Scores of Michigan parents have fallen behind on their child support payments, and state regulations prevent some from ever catching up. A large percentage of the debt is due to a surcharge the state began applying to delinquent payers in...
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Mother-Son Incest: Hidden in Shame and Rising

December 9, 2009
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Sons Don’t Report It, ‘Cunning’ Mothers Rarely Suspect It and Society Finds Topic Too ‘Ugly’ By SUSAN DONALDSON JAMES The molestation began as gentle fondling when Gregg Milligan was 4 years old, but it soon escalated to aggressive touching and eventually beatings that would render him unconscious. Gregg Milligan was sexually abused and beaten...
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Male Role Conditioning Exploits the Lives of All American Men

December 7, 2009
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Male disposability is on display on the walls of Valley College’s Behavioral Sciences building. By Ray Blumhorst | Staff Writer Names of the dead from the War on Terror are displayed on the hallway walls of Valley College’s Behavioral Sciences building, but those names are just the tip of an iceberg that shows the...
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Family advocate Joe Jones on the importance of keeping Dad in the picture

November 3, 2009
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Joe Jones knows what it’s like to have a father—and to lose him. Jones spent the first nine years of his life living with his mother and father, who tag-teamed on childrearing while training to become a nurse and a teacher, respectively. That changed when his parents divorced, and Jones and his mother moved...
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Blaming the Victim – Male Victims of Domestic Violence

October 22, 2009
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Domestic abuse: One man’s story By Tanya Mitchell The Republican Journal Reporter BELFAST (Oct 14): The names of the people involved in this account have been changed in the interest of telling the story in its entirety, and to avoid compromising any ongoing court proceedings. When “Jon” first met his ex-wife, “Tracy,” 13 years...
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Men, Myths, and Masculinity in the News 10-16-09

October 16, 2009
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Willingham juror no longer sure of his guilt in Texas case At least one member of the jury that sentenced Cameron Todd Willingham to death in the arson homicides of his three children says she is struggling with the idea that she might have convicted an innocent man. It has been 17 years since...
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Men, Myths, and Masculinity in the News- 10/14/09

October 14, 2009
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Marriage Resource Center puts focus on fatherhood In the quest to strengthen marriages in Carroll County, the Marriage Resource Center has turned its attention to fatherhood. The Marriage Resource Center brought together more than 100 people Friday morning to a Fatherhood Summit at Grace Hall in Westminster. Amy Gilford, community relations director and assistant...
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