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Ex-Wife Uses Copyright To Ban Use of Hubby’s Suicide Note

Chris Mackney, a Virginia father of two, took his own life in December 2013, leaving behind a four-page note blaming his suicide on a “broken” family court system that stripped him of his parental rights. The note is somewhat nasty towards his ex-wife, Dina, and reveals personal information about his kids; it’s also clearly Chris’ […]

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Dad Loses Custody of Kids to Skype!

A Long Island father who had joint custody of his children will now only get to see them via Skype, because of a judge’s ruling allowing the mother of the children to relocate to Florida. It’s a sad tale with no winners, folks.  The Bakers married in 2000 and divorced in 2008.  Since then, both […]

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In Support of “Pre-Conjugal Agreements” and “Financial Abortion”

Last week The Root, an online magazine focused on African-American issues reported on a topic raised by Sociology Professor Frances Goldscheder who teaches at Brown University. She put out the idea whether men should be able to seek a “financial abortion” if their unmarried girlfriend has a baby that the man specifically told her he […]