children

Your blood should boil when you see children neglected and abused.  That same anger should be directed at the courts and congress who far too often do the same.  Here is guidance on how to courageously advance justice for children. 1. Be a good neighbor. 13 malnourished children were chained in a home in California. …

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This week the United Nations finalized sustainable development goals to end global poverty by 2030.  The 17 goals for accomplishing this objective go into effect in January 2016. All the goals are important.  But I appreciate the international recognition that access to justice is essential to ending poverty.  Access to justice enables and empowers people…

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We are often told the terrible statistics – 24 million children in America – one out of every three – live in a biological father-absent home.  Millions more have dads who are physically present, but emotionally absent.  Fatherless children are four times more likely to be poor, more likely to become involved in drug and…

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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 24 million children in America — one out of every three — live in biological father-absent homes. Nine in ten American parents agree this is a “crisis. Absent fathers impact numerous social issues chronicled well by the National Fatherhood Initiative.  That organization has helpful tools and statistics. As we…

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