Mike McCormick, President of the American Coalition for Fathers and Children, has created an ongoing drive in support of shared parenting – something near and dear to our hearts.
Your participation in this electronic petition will demonstrate support for shared parenting and family law reform for all public officials.
Please pass this petition along to your friends and family via email, too. Your efforts will help parents, children, and families throughout the country who suffer as a result of the demise of marriage. A rebuttal presumption of shared parenting will go a long way towards reducing the default adversarial nature of divorce by reducing or eliminating the perceived benefit of using the children as tools in an effort to maximize child support or punish the other parent. Most importantly, it will guarantee a maximum amount of parental involvement with their children when it is logistically possible and there exists no supportable evidence to cast doubt on the fitness of one parent or the other.
“Children thrive with the active involvement of both parents. Children and parents should be encouraged to spend substantial time with each other regardless of the parents’ present marital status. The undersigned recognize that absent issues of abuse, neglect or abandonment, social and government policy must be structured in such a way as to promote and maximize the opportunity of all parents to contribute to the social, emotional, intellectual, physical, moral and spiritual development of their children.”
-ACFC’s new Shared Parenting Petition.
Help to try and ensure that the meaningful relationship between fathers and their children survives even if the marriage doesn’t.