Posts Tagged ‘ family court injustices ’

Cheetos (Poor People Need Fathers Not Government Programs)

August 31, 2009
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Great article from Victoria Jackson. Statistics confirm the fact that most “poor” people have no fathers.  My father told me that Cheetos makes you fat.  He also built a gym in our backyard.  We lived in a very “poor” neighborhood.  Our house cost $10,000 when he bought it in the 50’s.  The neighborhood then got...
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Till Death Do Us Pay

July 10, 2009
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The poster child for progressive marriage laws, Massachusetts is also a singularly nightmarish place to get a divorce—especially for the better-off spouse. Now a brewing reform movement is pushing to rewrite the state’s outdated alimony rules, led by one very fed-up ex-husband. Despite these dire straits—Hitner relies on his second wife, Jeanie, to pay...
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Missouri governor signs bill allowing paternity challenges

July 10, 2009
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JEFFERSON CITY | Men will have two years to challenge paternity rulings with DNA tests under legislation signed Tuesday by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon. If a test proves the man is not the biological father, he would be excused from previous child-support debt and would have criminal nonsupport convictions removed from his record, under...
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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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Victory For NCFM

June 29, 2009
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San Diego District Attorney agrees that police training video contained unverifiable statistics about abused women The National Coalition For Men (NCFM) after being asked to review a new police training video sent a letter to the San Diego District Attorney showing that the video contained wrong and gender biased information, that is it was...
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A Father’s Day Note to the President: Mind Your Own Business

June 22, 2009
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Michael Wilson, the writer/producer/director of the 2004 documentary “Michael Moore Hates America” wrote this excellent article about President Obama’s arrogance towards fathers and fatherhood every Father’s Day. President Obama’s righteousness about fatherhood comes from the recognition that his own dad was, indeed, a douchebag. He knocked up Obama’s mom and quickly fled the country, only...
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