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North Wales fathers fight for their rights as equal parents

July 10, 2009
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DIVORCED and separated fathers say they are being excluded from their children’s lives. A study by Families Need Fathers revealed almost 80% of dads in North Wales are not adequately informed and involved by their child’s teachers following a break-up with their partner. The organisation said most dads are not aware of their rights,...
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Chalk One Up For Hypocrisy

July 6, 2009
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Chalk One Up For Hypocrisy

The July issue of Shape magazine has three beautiful female country singers on the cover; LeAnn Rimes, Julianne Hough and Martina McBride. So why bring this up?  In the July issue interview, the three women reveal a “shared a concern for the body image of young women today”. The irony? All three women tackle this problem by posing...
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Court takes on international child custody case

July 2, 2009
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WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear arguments in a child custody dispute between a Texas mother and a British father that tests the boundaries of an international treaty. The court will take its first look at how American authorities handle the Hague Convention on child abduction, aimed at preventing one parent...
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Change Virginia Law To Promote Fathers

July 2, 2009
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Editor, Times-Dispatch: Regarding Del. Bill Janis’ recent Commentary column, “Success Requires Thousands of Fathers”: Janis is correct about the importance of fathers, but more is needed than marriage education. Virginia’s family law system incentivizes family breakup, fatherlessness, and marriage avoidance. Decisions to marry and divorce are not only about love but are also about...
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Father's Day Banned At School – Mother's Day Untouched

June 23, 2009
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Another example of the “fatherhood paradox”.  A school in England had banned Father’s Day because it would be offensive to those children who come from single mother homes or lesbian homes. However, the school did not find Mother’s Day offensive to those children from single father households or households of gay men. The politically...
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