NYT: Mothers Are Selfish

August 13, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

It can be truly amazing to watch gender feminists try to puzzle out the simplest, most obvious things and fail. Usually, that’s as a re…

Paper: Woman Who Abducted Child for Three Years ‘Did Nothing Wrong’

August 11, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

A Canadian mother who abducted her then 11-month-old son to Mexico and then Belize has been apprehended by Belizean authorities and returned …

John Bolch Finally Gets One Right – Sort of

August 10, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

John Bolch has long been so oblivious to obvious facts about child custody and the law governing it that rarely a week goes by that I couldn&…

Female Bullying or Mountains of Molehills?

August 9, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

Olga Khazan could use a good editor, or in fact any editor at all. As I mentioned in previous pieces, her Atlantic piece runs to 6,350 words a…

Khazan, High-End Lawyers and the Dreaded ‘Queen Bee’

August 7, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization
Continuing my response to Olga Khazan’s article in The Atlantic about women bullying women at work.

Now, it’s possible that Joyce B…

Women Bullying Women at Work Means ‘the Workplace’ Must Change

August 6, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

Yesterday, I quoted this from Olga Khazan’s article in The Atlantic about women bullying women at work.

Joyce Benenson, a psychologist at Emmanuel College, in Boston, thinks women are evolutionarily predestined not to collaborate with women they are not related to. Her research suggests that women and girls are less willing than men and boys to cooperate with lower-status individuals of the same gender; more likely to dissolve same-gender friendships; and more willing to socially exclude one another. She points to a similar pattern in apes…

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Women Bullying Women: The Atlantic Weighs In

August 4, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

As I so often say, “It’s the zeitgeist.” We live in a world in which a fair amount of public discourse is taken up trying (a…

A Case in Arizona Illustrates the Danger to California Kids Allowed by the State Supreme Court

August 3, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

I recently wrote three pieces about the scandalous decision by the California Supreme Court that, forever after, allows child protective agent…

Australian Dad Writes About Wife’s Deceit

August 2, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

This heartbreaking story is, on one hand, just about the couple involved (News.Com.Au, 7/23/17).  But it also reveals a fair amount about the zeitgeist as it pertains to fathers, mothers and children.

A 44-year-old Australian man named Scott and his first wife have three kids.  They’re divorced and Scott is remarried.  He and his second wife have a child of their own, bringing Scott’s total to four.  Apparently, Scott’s first wife is quite cavalier about when she wants him to see their three children.

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Ohio Supreme Court Stops Adoption, Upholds Father’s Rights

July 31, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

In an opinion that does a bit to support single fathers’ rights in adoption cases, the Ohio Supreme Court has stopped an adoption and eff…

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