Sunday, October 4, 2015

Fatherhood: A Position Unlike Any Other

Posted in Fatherhood 10/6/2014

"... There are also many impactful moments over the course of a man’s life, but none compare to the substantial alterations that come with fatherhood. Twenty-one of the players on the Eagles’ roster, including injured players and practice squad members, are fathers to 33 children - 16 sons and 17 daughters. The players know that the football team is counting on them to produce and contribute in order to help win. Once they leave the field, however, the children need their fathers to be so much more than just contributors. ..."

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International Child Abduction

Posted in Family Law Issues 10/6/2014

"... international child abduction is a serious issue around the globe and countries have signed bilateral and multilateral treaties to recover children taken to non-habitual countries of residence without the permission of a person who has parental responsibility. Child abduction involves both civil and criminal law. However, once a child has been removed via parental abduction it is usually treated as a civil matter. ..."

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Celebrities Attend Annual New Yorkers For Children’s Fall Gala

Posted in Entertainment News 10/2/2014

"... Even though most of the fashion world was still in Paris on Tuesday night, many of New York’s most beautiful and well-dressed turned out for the New Yorkers for Children Fall Gala. While the event ended with an amazing performance by Estelle, it was the stories of those who had been in foster care and gone on to success that most moved the crowd. ..."

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Washington D.C. Bartender Has Created The "Worlds First" Beverage Coaster That Stop's Drink Tampering & Date Rape

Posted in Sexual Abuse 10/1/2014

"... My name is Mike Bokman, I'm a local bartender in the beautiful city of Washington DC "as well as a victim of drink tampering" I am also the founder and CEO of DrinkLock where I have created the world's first and only "Reverse Coaster" a bar coaster that uses tamper evident technology to protect and is truly the first line of defense in the battle against date rape and drink tampering in all social settings. ..."

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"Yes Means Yes" Becomes Law In California

Posted in Policy & Legislation 10/1/2014

"... Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when "yes means yes" and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports. State lawmakers last month approved SB967 by Sen. Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, as states and universities across the U.S. are under pressure to change how they handle rape allegations. ..."

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Drop The Domestic Violence Double-Standard

Posted in Domestic Violence 10/1/2014

"... National Football League running back Ray Rice was arrested and indicted for aggravated assault on March 27, 2014, after he punched his then-fiancée in the face, rendering her unconscious. As a result, the NFL suspended Rice indefinitely.

U.S. Soccer goaltender Hope Solo was arrested on June 21, 2014 and charged with two counts of fourth degree assault against her nephew and sister. But while the NFL took strong action, the U.S. Soccer Federation chose to make excuses. ..."