WaPo, Like CPS, Cuts Dads Out of the Adoption System

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December 10, 2018 by Robert Franklin, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

I return now to the Washington Post article I wrote about last Friday (Washington Post, 12/3/18).

The article’s a pretty long one and it covers an important issue – that of the parental rights of prison inmates.  Put simply, it reports on a Marshall Project finding that many parents lose their children solely because they’ve gone to prison.  That is, there’s been no finding of abuse or neglect, but only that the parent is in prison, regardless of the length of the sentence. 

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The New York Times Ignores Fathers’ Voices

May 22, 2019 by Robert Franklin, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization This continues yesterday’s discussion of a New York Times piece that excoriates fathers for not doing their share of childcare, but ignores mothers’ failure to pull their weight in earning (New York Times, 5/4/19). In so doing, the Read More

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Alabama Lab Owner Arrested for Falsifying Results of Drug Tests Used to Medically Kidnap Children

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New York Times Trashes Dad – Again

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