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Texas Fathers Win Again! Social workers and psychologists "incest cases" group gets foiled in court.

Therapist Loses License and One Million Dollars Another misandrist therapist gets caught selling sex fantasies to children. From the False Memory Syndrome Foundation News Letter

Supervised Parent/Child Contact An ideologue exposes her ugly compulsion to deny children's access to their father.

Study Finds Teen Pregnancy and Crime Levels are Higher Among Kids from Fatherless Homes Children reared in fatherless homes are more than twice as likely to become male adolescent delinquents or teen mothers, according to a significant new study by two economists at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

85% of Youths in Prison Grew Up in Fatherless Home Source: Texas Department of Corrections.

I Want to See My Dad! Staff of supervised visitation center demoralized by crowd of angry demonstrators.

America's Toughest Family Court Judge Speaks Out Judge says "The current biased system is run by reality-impaired ideologues."

How to Fight Sex Abuse Allegations and Win False Allegations Of Child Sexual Abuse: What You Should Know.

Child Support System Declared Unconstitutional Minnesota Supreme Court upholds ruling.

Of Statistics, Single Mothers and the Politics of Language Studies show that, overwhelmingly, children being raised in homes with both a mother and a father enjoy a lot of benefits that children from single parent homes do not.

Children in Single-Mom Households at Risk The fact that children raised by single mothers are at increased risk is found over and over again.

The Case for Father Custody Daniel Amneus makes the case for fathers getting custody of their children. "It is fatherhood which makes childhood possible."

New Single Father Suggestions Practical childcare tips for the man who has to go it alone.

Off the Boat When? Is 'child-support' just a euphemism for alimony?

Fathers and Human Reproduction: Why We Have Children

For human fathers, the work of raising a child is part of reproduction
by Clyde Verner

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It is a cold, hard fact. If you don't reproduce, you have committed genetic suicide.

Look at the big picture. You are born, you live a while, if you are lucky you get old, then you die.

You pass your unique mix of genes on. If you fail to do this, then in a genetic sense, you have self-destructed. You are a dead end. If you willingly choose any path except that which guarantees the survival of your offspring, then you have committed genetic suicide just as certainly as if you had shot yourself in the head before reaching reproductive age.

You have a lot of unique information on your x-chromosome. Your x-chromosome will be passed only to your daughters.

You have other unique information on your y-chromosome. Your y-chromosome will be passed only to your sons.

If you fail to have both daughters and sons, then some of your genes reach a dead end, and through your action (or lack of action) they die.

The world is filling up. So do we have the right to procreate? Overpopulation is not because of people like you having a couple of kids. You and your mate having two kids is actually slightly below replacement level. Overpopulation is the result of other people having twelve kids. You can do your part to help by just having a couple of kids. Not having any kids at all makes you the sort of fool that shoots himself just because there are too many people in the world.

Human reproduction is unique. Humans must nurture their young in order to guarantee the survival of their genetic code. It takes years, and we all have a unique nurturing style, philosophy, a way of living that we pass on to our young. It is called family. We invented government to secure our families. We owe no allegiance to any government which fails to fulfill this role or worse yet, threatens it.

A bull can mate and walk away, but a human father who walks away from his offspring leaves it prey to a host of hazards. His progeny is far more likely to be successful and prolific if he puts years of effort into raising it. For human fathers, the work of raising a child is part of reproduction.

Real men, successful men, the men whose genes will florish, are those men who bond with, protect and nourish their young. They don't let anyone or anything take it from them, for to do so is to put at risk their genetic code. Not a woman, not the state, absolutely no one will take their progeny from them. Period.

Those who accept the authority of anyone to take away their children risk committing genetic suicide. They are weak, unmanly men who can neither protect their young nor provide parental continuity. For we don't just pass on our genetic code. Our instinct guides our parenting, and passes on an individual way of life that is tailored to the survival of our own unique genetic code. Our offspring in turn inherits from us a unique instinct that is tuned to our own.

The man who fails at fathering fails at life itself, and there is no greater failure possible. He is a loser in the ultimate sense of the word. This is not just philosophy, this is a cold hard fact of nature.

So procreate, love, protect your young, and know that it is in your nature to do so. Your role as father isn't done until you bounce that healthy grandchild on your knee.

See also The Case for Father Custody, by Dan Amneus.

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The Secret Alimony Hidden in Child Support Scientific proof exists that many child support awards are too high. By Roger F. Gay.

Fathers' Rights Are Fathers' Duties Why political action is the best thing you can do for yourself, your case -- and above all your children. By Stephen Baskerville.

Domestic Armageddon Who profits from the maternal child-snatching epidemic? Two book reviews by Stephen Baskerville.

Just Let Me Be a Dad A review of Michelle D. Lovato's book of practical advice for divorcing fathers.

Men Are Beasts Whereas false accusations by women are in fact rare, occurring no more often than do other false reports of crimes, such as bank robbery -- Joint Congressional Resolution 182.

Class Dismissed Has America created a new class of citizens who are excluded from constitutional provisions regarding due process and debtors prison?

Father from Afar Fathers from afar must learn how to hear what is not said, feel what is not seen, and say what should be said.

Let No Man Put Asunder Is our traditional faith in justice being eroded by courts that operate as a child kidnapping and extortion racket?

Angels and Divorce Dean Hughson tells how a couple of angels helped save him in those critical hours following his divorce.

Gender Bias in Family Court A paralegal gives her insider's view of women who make use of the child kidnapping and extortion racketeers in our justice system.

In the Best Interest of the Child Today's fathers are more likely to seek custody. Many of them will need to prepare for a child custody evaluation.

Mother Accuses Father of Child Abuse What to do? Win! Advice from The Fathering Advisor with links to resources.

What Fathers Do Jack Kammer's story shows us how fathers affect the lives of teenage boys.

Deserted Her mother said "Your father left you because he doesn't love you." Now she has learned the truth--her loving father was forced out of her life.

Matriarchy Marked by Tribalism and Violence Feminism reigns when men don't claim their children.

Deceptions of a Gender Equal Society All present and past human societies are patriarchal, in spite of the many feminist lies and half-truths invented to obscure this.