Friday, October 31, 2014
          

Utah adoption law provision discriminates against men, attorney claims

Posted in Adoption

By The Salt Lake Tribune 6/4/2013

"An attorney for an unmarried father asked the Utah Supreme Court on Monday to find unconstitutional a provision in the state’s adoption law that requires unwed biological fathers to file a sworn affidavit in addition to initiating a court paternity action and registering a paternity notice with the state."

Read the entire article: http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/56404579-78/child-bolden-adoption-paternity.html.csp

Erick Erickson raises controversial gender issue on Fox

Posted in Gender Issues

By Fox News 5/30/2013

"...In our society there have been many big gender shifts. Women now are more likely to have a college degree, and it is now commonplace to have women working in finance, construction, labor, and serving in the military. Is it possible that American males, as a gender, need a wakeup call? ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.examiner.com/article/erick-erickson-raises-controversial-gender-issue-on-fox

The School-to-Prison Pipeline

Posted in Education

By The New York Times 5/29/2013

"...One unfortunate result has been the creation of a repressive environment in which young people are suspended, expelled or even arrested over minor misbehaviors — like talking back or disrupting class — that would once have been handled by the principal. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/30/opinion/new-york-citys-school-to-prison-pipeline.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20130530&_r=0

Yearbook Prank Leads to Columbia Student’s Arrest

Posted in Criminal Law

By CBS St. Lois 5/28/2013

"...The 17-year-old Hickman High School junior was arrested May 14 after she allegedly changed a student’s last name from Mastain to “masturbate” in the 100th edition of the Hickman Cresset yearbook. She could be charged with first-degree property damage, a felony, and harassment. ..."

Read the entire article: http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2013/05/28/yearbook-prank-leads-to-columbia-students-arrest/

Americans Aren't That Comfortable With Stay-At-Home Dads

Posted in Stay At Home Dads

By ABC News 5/30/2013

"...This new normal is great news in many ways, but there's also a flipside. While more than half of the Pew survey respondents say children are better off if a mom is home and jobless, just eight percent say the same thing about dads. That suggests few believe Dad is capable of doing Mom's job. ..."

Read the entire article: http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/News/study-finds-americans-comfortable-stay-home-dads/story?id=19288320#.UajTBkDqma0

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