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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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Ilinois Fathers Rally

April 10, 2010
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SAVE OUR FAMILIES RALLY This is where the rubber meets the road. April 10th, 2010 – 9am to Noon @ Corner of LaSalle and Randolph Illinois is on the verge of the next chapter in Family Law. Two years ago, State Legislation established the Illinois Family Law Study Committee, whose job it is to...
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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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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- 10/14/09

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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Men, Myths, and Masculinity in the News – 10/12/09

October 12, 2009
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Men, Myths, and Masculinity in the News – 10/12/09

Judge: W.Va. shelter rules biased against men (Note: This is the second legal victory for men’s rights activist in a year proving that domestic violence advocates and their agencies openly discriminate against men and boys.) A Kanawha County Circuit judge has voided West Virginia’s regulations for domestic violence programs, saying they discriminate by denying...
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Aiken County Sheriff's Office looking for 10 "Dead-Beat Moms"

September 8, 2009
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AIKEN, S.C. — The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is looking for ten “Dead-Beat Moms.” Each of them owes more than $25,000 in and is wanted by the Family Court. The names of the ten moms are: Debra Key-Creech, Mary Alice Jerry, Marsha Michelle Dorn, Tina Lynn Richards, Tina Renee Ross, Juria Maurieca Robinson, April...
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