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Posts Tagged ‘ dads ’

NCFM and a first Fathers Day Walk-a-thon

June 24, 2011
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NCFM and a first Fathers Day Walk-a-thon

The National Coalition For Men paticipated in the first ever Fathers’ Day Walk-a-thon in San Diego. The event show cased the San Diego Children Coalition. NCFM had an informational booth and as a sponsor out logo was included in promotional materials, NCFM wristbands, t-shirts, and a large banner at the start/finish line. NCFM is...
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Fathers

April 15, 2011
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Fathers have historically been denied equal parenting rights with mothers.  The 19th Century “tender years” doctrine, which explicitly gave mothers custody over children ages 13 and younger, was later replaced with the “best interests of the child” doctrine, but the gender bias persisted.  As late as 1971, the Minnesota State Bar Association’s handbook advised lawyers and judges that “except in very...
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