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  • In Arkansas, Women Must Now Get A Man's Permission Before An Abortion

    07/17/2017 11:45:01 PM PDT · by Architect of Avalon · 49 replies
    Konbini ^ | 7/10/2017 | Kimberly B. Johnson
    In Arkansas, women are now required to get permission from men before going through with abortion services. The law is a provision of recently passed bill H.B. 1566 which states that in the matter of a person’s death, family members must all agree on what to do with the deceased person’s body. So, how do women and their bodies play into this at all? Arkansas legislators decided to include aborted fetuses into the Act, meaning both the mother and the father of the fetus must agree on what to do with the fetal remains. This essentially requires a woman to...
  • A Blessed Father's Day to all Dads

    06/17/2017 7:20:37 PM PDT · by V K Lee · 12 replies
    A Blessed Father's Day to all Dads HAPPY FATHER'S DAY"A Father's Day Prayer"
  • Cheerio Challenge Goes Viral As Dads Share Photos of Cereal Stacked on Sleeping Babies

    06/19/2016 7:49:12 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 7 replies
    What started as a bored Orange County father’s silly way to pass time has become a social game of one-upmanship as dads compete to stack higher and higher towers of Cheerios on their sleeping children. ... On Thursday afternoon, Quinn pulled the picture of Maxton and the Cheerios from his phone and threw it up on the site. “We’ll see what happens,” he said. “I thought five was clearly unbeatable.” But if there’s one thing dads don’t lack, it’s creativity. If there’s another thing dads don’t lack, it’s competitiveness. By the next morning, Life of Dad’s social accounts were blowing...
  • Dads compete to stack Cheerios on babies' heads because ...dads

    06/19/2016 5:33:58 AM PDT · by Not gonna take it anymore · 13 replies
    CNN ^ | Sun June 19, 2016 | Saeed Ahmed, CNN
    So, about a week or so ago, Patrick Quinn felt trapped. He was sitting on the couch, afraid to move -- lest he woke up Maxton, his 3-week-old son who was sound asleep on his lap. Then he spotted a bowl of Cheerios by the couch. His older son had left it there because he never puts anything away. Hmm, thought Quinn, let's see if I can get one to balance on Maxton's nose. It worked. Hmm, let me see if I can get two.
  • Dad Arrested for Taking Daughter’s Phone as Punishment

    01/27/2016 12:09:03 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 72 replies ^ | 1/27/2016 | Melissa Walker
    When Ronald Jackson found a text he thought was rude and inappropriate on his then-12-year-old daughter's phone in September 2013, he took the cell away. But the child's mother, Michelle Steppe, balked at his action -- and she called the police. Steppe and Jackson have not been a couple for years, and Steppe is now married to a Grand Prairie, Texas, police officer. When the police showed up at Jackson's door later that day and asked for the iPhone 4 back, Jackson refused. "At that point I decided the police don't interfere with my ability to parent my daughter," he...
  • Dads Matter: Abortion and Poverty Are Taking the Place of Fathers

    06/21/2015 7:17:17 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    life news ^ | Jun 19, 2015 | Ryan Bomberger
    Imagine a world without dads. Ok. The exercise is over, because you wouldn’t be here to imagine anything if it weren’t for those who are 50% biologically responsible for your existence. Nature is an extraordinary thing. It reveals to us how important every piece of the biological puzzle is to Life. Each gender, female and male, is significant and different and wondrous. But what happens when we pretend that they’re interchangeable or dispensable? #DadsMatter Dads Make Life Possible. By The Radiance FoundationThe puzzle starts to fall apart leaving gaping holes. We see that in our modern society as the epidemic...
  • Tell Us Something Good About Your Dad

    06/21/2015 11:13:44 AM PDT · by blueunicorn6 · 101 replies
    blueunicorn6 | 6/21/15 | blueunicorn6
    My Dad taught me how to drive a car with a manual transmission. "Let the clutch out slower next time."

    06/19/2015 5:58:14 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 128 replies
    In honor of Fathers DayHere are some ways moms and dads take care of their kids differently... Be very careful when baby is cooking with Dad. . . that is be sure baby isn't what's for dinner!When kids get older, there is a reason why they'll remember play time with Dads more..It's clear what's going on when kids are with Mom, but what the hell are they doing with Dad? Turning into little slaves?Guess which parent a kid will learn to ride a two-wheeler faster with?At amusement parks, Dad always seems to have MORE FUN than anyone else in...
  • Pro-Abortion Web Site Attacks Men Who Regret Urging Their Partner to Have Abortion

    01/16/2015 9:49:57 PM PST · by Morgana · 8 replies ^ | 1/16/15 | Sarah Zagorski
    In the world of “choice,” women and men who choose abortion experience zero regret or pain; and then when they share their stories we’re expected to agree with their decision and honor them for their bravery. However, when someone shares that they regret their abortion and that it was damaging to their mental health, they’re immediately blacklisted. For example, a recent article on ridicules and dismisses a video that shares the stories of three men who regret participating and conceding to their partner’s abortion. The video titled, “The Apology,” was created by Heroic Media and highlights the need for...
  • Dad’s dance with wheelchair-bound daughter makes us cry, smile

    06/22/2014 5:55:07 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 4 replies
    yahoo ^ | 6/20 | Nadine Kalinauskas
    Brace yourself. This father-daughter dance is about to do some serious tugging of the heartstrings. When McKenzie Michelle Carey was 18 months old, she was diagnosed with Mitochondrial disease, a life-threatening illness that damages the cells of the brain, heart, liver, skeletal muscles, and the endocrine and respiratory systems. There is no known cure. While she isn't paralyzed, 12-year-old McKenzie can't walk or speak. "We are her voice and her legs," her mother, Tammy Carey, tells WTVR. Her disease, while limiting in many ways, doesn't stop McKenzie from performing in pageants. "Pageants give her the same opportunity as other children,"...
  • Meet the 99.999999 Percent: They’re worried about jobs and growth, not inequality.

    02/10/2014 8:46:06 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 1 replies
    National Review ^ | 02/10/2014 | James Pethokoukis
    Forget about the 1 percent versus the 99 percent. It’s really more like the 0.000001 percent versus everybody else. A tiny group — mostly comprising the Obama White House, a bunch of Washington Democrats, progressive economists, and the media elite — continues to fixate on income inequality as America’s greatest challenge. Most everybody else, the 99.999999 percent, sees things differently. Surveys continue to show Americans most worried about jobs and economic growth, not the income gap between the top and bottom. It’s a rational view given new employment data from the government. The January jobs report showed only 113,000 net...
  • Fox sitcom ‘Dads’ blasted weeks before its debut

    08/01/2013 8:35:02 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 1, 2013 9:19 PM EDT | Frazier Moore
    It doesn’t debut until next month, but the Fox sitcom “Dads” is already taking heat in early reviews for being crass, sexist and exploiting racial stereotypes. Facing reporters Thursday, its stars and producers defended the show as focusing on human frailties for the sake of laughs and enlightenment. They vowed to refine it, as needed, as the season unfolds, and asked its audience not to rush to judgment. … “Dads” centers on two friends, played by Seth Green and Giovanni Ribisi, whose politically incorrect fathers re-enter their lives and disrupt them. The raucous, loose-lipped dads are played by Martin Mull...
  • What Happened to Dads?

    04/01/2013 2:14:38 PM PDT · by marcbold · 51 replies
    The National Catholic Register ^ | 4-1-13 | Matt Archbold
    My wife recently chaperoned a dance for junior high schoolers at a Catholic school. She working the door when another of the chaperones, a father of one of the students in attendance, hurried over and asked her what he was supposed to do about an eighth grade girl making out with an 8th grade guy in the middle of the dance floor. “That’s not ok, is it?” he asked her. “Should we be doing something about this?” The man truly didn’t know what his responsibilities were. My wife was stunned by the question. She was about to answer when another...
  • Why sperm ‘donation’ is bad for dads and kids

    02/27/2013 5:44:53 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 13 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2-27-13 | John M. Smoot
    In 2006, as a Probate and Family Court judge in Boston, I began hearing a case filed by a self-represented woman who requested an order that a sperm facility disclose the identity of the father of her two young daughters. She gave as her primary reason that the children suffered from health issues and needed a complete medical history from their father. As a secondary ground, she cited the children’s need for financial support. After multiple hearings and several trips between the Probate and Family Court and the Massachusetts Appeals Court, the complaint was dismissed in 2011. (The first decision...
  • Poll: British Kids Ask Santa For Dads, Siblings

    12/25/2012 8:35:06 PM PST · by george76 · 7 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 25 Dec 2012
    the children of Great Britain understand far better than their parents the reasons for the collapse of Western Civilization: lack of children, and lack of two-parent heterosexual homes. A poll of British parents showed that topping the list of children’s most-requested Christmas gifts was a sibling (Britain’s birth rate is below replacement levels, with most non-immigrant British children not having a sibling). Slightly lower down on the list was a “dad” – Britain’s single motherhood rate is 21 percent. “Less than half” of single parents have a job, and most live off of state assistance. Seventy percent of the criminals...
  • Is Dad the New Mom? The Rise of Stay-At-Home Fathers

    06/19/2012 1:54:32 PM PDT · by posterchild · 86 replies
    ABC News via ^ | Mon Jun 18, 2012 | SHARYN ALFONSI and CLAIRE PEDERSEN
    While Erica Howard-Potter manages her job as a high-powered tax attorney, her husband Jake Howard-Potter manages the house, the chores and the couple's very active 2-year-old daughter, Skyler. Jake, who is a sculptor by trade, is the epitome of the so-called "trophy dad." The 37-year-old stays at home and stays fit, completing triathlons one day and expertly negotiating naptime and tea parties the next. And he is not alone. "I had a dad say to me 'that skirt is really cute' and I thought who would have imagined that two dads would be sitting at swim class saying that a...
  • FLOTUS invokes dad's MS to attack Romney

    04/17/2012 7:11:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/17/12 | Joel Gehrke Commentary Staff Writer
    First Lady Michelle Obama recalled her father's battle with multiple sclerosis (MS) as she explained "what's at stake" in this election between President Obama and Mitt Romney -- whose wife has MS. Mrs. Obama recalled her father's MS during a campaign fundraiser, saying he "had MS, was a blue-collar city worker all his life . . . [and her parents] saved for us, they sacrificed everything for us, why? Because they wanted something more for me and my brother." The First Lady summarized the anecdote by saying "that's what's at stake" -- by which she referred to the idea that...
  • Man's life savings stolen after daughter leads friends to it (Utah)

    12/23/2011 5:14:15 PM PST · by dynachrome · 19 replies ^ | 12-20-11 | Jennifer Stagg
    WEST BOUNTIFUL — In a closet inside Gary Turley's West Bountiful home, an empty spot now shows where his most valued material possession used to sit. It was a safe, containing nearly $200,000 in cash — he thought was safer there than in a bank. "It was my life savings," Turley said. "I had stuff from my grandpa, who's dead now: his pocket watch, stuff like that. My Social Security cards, Visas, passports, birth certificates, checking — everything to do with my checking (was in the safe)." How it disappeared is almost worse that losing it in the first place....
  • Baseball vs. Soccer

    02/26/2011 2:07:04 PM PST · by mbeaven · 53 replies ^ | 02/25/2011 |
    Baseball vs. Soccer Last fall I had the great pleasure of helping coach my son’s baseball team. It was something new to me. I didn’t grow-up with baseball and there is no professional or significant college team in my town. That said, I grew in appreciation ofBaseball needs dads. the baseball: The sound of the crack of the bat when a player got a good hit, the strategy, the feel of a ball when you catch it in your glove. There is a real beauty in the sport.Practice was in a local park that had a couple of baseball fields but...
  • What/which key unlocks gas cap on 1996 Chevy Caprice (vanity)

    10/12/2010 5:40:16 PM PDT · by Blueflag · 41 replies
    The FReeper community | 10/12/2010 | Blueflag
    I need to put gas in my dad's 1996 Chevy Caprice. He's in the hospital for a short stay. My brother drove my dad's car and tried to put gas in the car but could not figure out how to unlock the cap. We tried the ignition and trunk keys, and have not seen another special Chevy key for the gas cap. My dad (he's 88) is on meds that make him a little goofy so he can't tell us how to do it. I am logged in; my beber is on stune; my sister gave the moose the cheese;...