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Ammiano: Children’s Rights “Far Afield” of Gay Rights AB 460 Promotes Creation of Fatherless Children

July 17th, 2013 Comments off

SAN FRANCISCO, July 2, 2013–CCG’s testimony got under the skin of the author of California AB460, a bill that is intended to expand the creation of fatherless children specifically for lesbians. The bill passed the State Senate Health Committee in a 7 to 2 party-line vote on June 26. AB460 will now go to the Senate Appropriations Committee to look at the bill’s fiscal impact. Read more…

Manhood and Modern Mores

July 17th, 2013 Comments off

by Michael Bradley, a Ruth Institute ITAF ’13 student

This article was first published June 18, 2013, at ethikapolitika.org.

Father’s Day 2013 has been accompanied, as is usual anymore, by many reflections on the sorry state of fatherhood in the western world. Read more…

Less marriage, fewer fathers

June 25th, 2013 Comments off

by Tamara Rajakariar

In this day and age, we are being told to come to terms with the fact that marriage is on the decline. What we don’t often hear about however is one huge consequence, as pointed out in an article by author and director of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, Bradford Wilcox: and that’s the decrease of genuine and holistic fatherhood. Read more…

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A boy’s life with unisex scouts

May 29th, 2013 Comments off

by Anthony Esolen

I see a boy.

Luke is ten years old. He sports a cowlick across his forehead, and a bright smile.

Despite the birth of a child a thousand miles away with vestigial organs of the opposite sex, and despite genetic anomalies that blunt the edge of masculinity or femininity here or there, everyone is certain he is a boy. It took the doctor in the delivery room but a moment to declare, “It’s a boy!” Read more…

Does “the end of men” begin in fatherless homes?

March 21st, 2013 Comments off

by Carolyn Moynihan

It’s the “end of men” theme again, but this time with a new diagnosis. The story so far. Feminist Hanna Rosin says men are sinking in the workforce because they are just not as adaptable as women to the demands of a changing workforce for more education. Conservative Charles Murray says men have given up the commitment to working because the welfare state has sapped their motivation. Read more…

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Scholar: Liberals, Feminists Have Made Men Afraid to Embrace Their Manhood

March 18th, 2013 Comments off
By Napp Nazworth , Christian Post Reporter

A healthy society needs fathers. Men, therefore, need to embrace their manhood and recognize the important role they play as husbands and fathers in a family, Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse advised Friday in a panel on the problem of fatherlessness at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md. Read more…

18 ways to be a better father

November 26th, 2012 Comments off

by William West

Parents of six children Brett and Kate McKay have drawn up what they call “The Awesome Dad Cheat Sheet“, offering “18 Fatherhood Tips They Should’ve Handed Out at the Delivery Room”.

Even for fathers (and mums) who think they already know it all, the list could prove to be a good refresher. I was certainly reminded of a few flagging resolutions. Read more…

Men Don’t Mother

October 27th, 2012 Comments off

by Jenet Erickson

October 26th, 2012 http://www.thepublicdiscourse.com/2012/10/6710/

Promoting “genderless parenting” contradicts what the facts show us both about the harms of single parenthood and the benefits of having a mom and a dad.

There’s been a strange turn of opinions about fatherhood–at least in recent public debates. Decades of research have now documented the tremendous challenges children face when they grow up without their fathers. But you would never know it by looking at some of the recent public arguments for “genderless parenting.” Read more…

Time with dad good for self-esteem

October 4th, 2012 Comments off

by Carolyn Moynihan

Kids need a dad and a mum, not just “parents”, because, as a new study shows, dad does different things for the growing child than mum does, at least some of the time. I know this will not impress die-hard gender egalitarians, but most mums and dads will quickly see the point. Read more…

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My Three Daddies: California Eyes Multiple Parenting Law

July 5th, 2012 Comments off

More craziness from California:

California, the battleground state for the arguments for and against same-sex marriage, is now considering an unconventional law that would allow children to be legally granted more than two parents. Read more…