Monday, February 15, 2010

An Exposé of the Family Court System: Parents Have a Right to the Care, Custody, and Companionship of Their Children


Stephen Baskerville gives a brief but in-depth (and damning) exposé of the history of America's family court system, which he calls "an abuse of government power … virtually 100%". "What we need more than anything in this country", adds the author of Taken Into Custody (The War Against Fathers, Marriage, and the Family), is "a presumption of shared parenting" as well as
an act that will preserve, that will codify the ancient, very ancient recognition in the common law — in this country and in the English common law — that parents have a right to the care, custody, and companionship of their children and to supervise their upbringing; this is decades, if not centuries of case law … it's simply common sense…