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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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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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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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