Happy Father’s Day 2019

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Happy Father's Day 2019 from your friends at Families United Action Network - FUAN

Happy Father’s Day 2019 to all of the Dads in the world from FUAN. For most fathers, this is a happy day where his kids make a point of fawning all over him. If you’d like to know more about the history of Father’s Day, like what inspired it and when it started, see History’s post about it. But for some … Read More

Quotes For Good – State Farm & FUAN

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FUAN is excited to be sponsored by our local State Farm® Agent, Nate Sammler, as this month’s Quotes for Good organization. This month, for every person we send their way and who completes an auto or fire quote, they’ll make a $10 donation to our organization. For the quote to qualify, the individual cannot be a current State Farm customer. We’re … Read More

Bubbles of Love Feat Tom Pischke

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Tom Pischke

FUAN is pleased to announce that South Dakota Representative Tom Pischke will be joining the roster for the Bubbles of Love event on April 25th on the West grounds of the Iowa State Capitol Building.  It is indeed an honor to have a legislator from our neighboring state joining us for this celebration! Tom Pischke was born in Tyndall, South Dakota … Read More

FUAN Welcomes Iowa Legislators to Bubbles of Love Event

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IOWA legislators for BoL FUAN event 2019

FUAN will be hosting their annual Parental Alienation Awareness event known internationally as “Bubbles of Love” on the West grounds of the Iowa State Capitol Building on April 25th.  Our list of speakers and performers continues to grow by the day! Among them will be 2001 Grammy Award performer, Philly Slimm, who will give a speech and a musical performance! Along … Read More

Children Deserve Better than a Cookie-Cutter Parenting Plan

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Quote Image: Iowa family law is as cookie cutter as it gets

This article, Children Deserve Better than a Cookie-Cutter Parenting Plan, is a guest post by Tom McDermott. An often-repeated argument by those opposing equally shared parenting is “every family is different so judges need discretion in order to look out for children’s best interests” and “you can’t use a cookie cutter approach to dealing with families.” Yet the vast majority of … Read More

Childrens’ Rights: The Next Great Civil Rights Issue

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Photo of women protesting. Equal Rights time is now

This article, Childrens’ Rights: The Next Great Civil Rights Issue, is a guest post by Matthew Hickok. It’s difficult to imagine that in 1692 men and women actually lived their lives in fear that they could be deemed a witch and executed just for exhibiting any sort of abnormal behavior. In the 1850s, there were those who actually argued that slavery should be … Read More

Legislating Bias Out of the Bench

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Photo of a child in a coutroom. Legislating Bias Out of the Bench, is a guest post by Melissa L. Isaak, M.S. (Psychology), M.S. (Criminal Justice), J.D.

This article, Legislating Bias Out of the Bench, is a guest post by Melissa L. Isaak, M.S. (Psychology), M.S. (Criminal Justice), J.D. High-conflict custody battles are often fraught with bias rulings and negative stereotyping.  The current application of the “best interest of the child standard” in determining child custody forces judges to make custody decisions based upon their conscious or unconscious predispositions … Read More