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Colorado Paternity Fraud Victim: Can’t See Child, Must Pay Support

July 31, 2016 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

It’s a new day in divorce court, but the narrative hasn’t changed a bit (KDVR, 7/27/16). Once again, the weird machinations of family law and the predilections of the judges who administer it are combining to abet plain wrongdoing by a mother at the expense of two men, one girl and of course decency, justice and common sense.

 

Boys not the Problem; Schools Treating Boys Like Girls Is the Problem

July 29, 2016 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

In yesterday’s post about the report on the gap between boys’ and girls’ pre-school reading and writing achievement, I offered two possible causes the problem. The first was fatherlessness that’s known for affecting boys worse than it does girls. The report by the U.K. charity Save the Children made no effort to analyze data on children’s achievement levels for that variable. That is, there’s nothing in the report comparing boys and girls of single-parent families to those with two parents in the home.

 

U.K.: Boys Lagging Girls in Early Education

July 28, 2016 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

An important new study of British pre-school children finds boys to be significantly underperforming girls in every area of the country, in every socio-economic category, in every ethnicity and race. The report sounds the alarm calling the consequences for boys “potentially devastating and lifelong.” Here’s an article on the report (Save the Children, 7/18/16).

 

Shared Parenting Bill Passes Massachusetts House!

Call to Action: We Have One Week to Get it Through the Senate!

In an unprecedented victory, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a strong shared parenting bill last Saturday. This is the result of over three years of hard work by National Parents Organization and others.

This is the first time a shared parenting bill has passed either chamber of the Massachusetts legislature, and is HUGE. We are now on the threshold of passing this bill!

Now we have to get it through the Senate, and we only have until Friday to get this done. The outcome depends on You and You Alone! If you want to see this bill become law, you must do ALL of the following things immediately:

 

The State of Parental Alienation in U.K. Courts

July 27, 2016 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

Will wonders never cease? The Guardian newspaper has never been a friend to fathers or to reasoned discourse on issues plaguing family courts and the unfortunate parents and children who find themselves there. This article is different (The Guardian, 7/14/16). It’s a pretty sound piece on parental alienation. It gets the basics right and quotes calls for change in British courts. It quotes but a single loony PA denier only to rebut him in the next paragraph. All in all, well done.


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