The Financial Incentives of Fatherlessness

The Financial Incentives of Fatherlessness

April 11, 2018 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

Part Four of Terry Brennan’s excellent series on fatherlessness is here (Daily Caller, 4/9/18). His latest is on child support laws and the many ways in which they achieve the dubious goal of taking fathers from children. As I’ve said many times, fatherlessness is the public policy of the United States and the several states. Our laws, regulations and practices accomplish that in far too many ways and despite the best interests of children for us to conclude anything but that removing fathers from children’s lives is public policy.

Brennan makes the case yet again.

While it obviously takes money to raise children, existing child support laws create fatherless kids…

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