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

Bubbles of Love 2019 -FUAN Event

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“Bubbles of Love 2019” The time to spread awareness, educate, and inspire change is now! “Bubbles represent LOVE. Just like bubbles, LOVE cannot and should not be contained.” “BUBBLES OF LOVE 2019” is Parental Alienation Awareness Day (PAAD), and it takes place on April 25, 2019, as part of a global campaign to raise awareness about Parental Alienation. —WHERE IS THE … 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

Fathers Fight for 50-50 Parenting Rights Bill

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FUAN would like to say thank you to Bryan Iehl and IowaFathers for having the courage to speak up in regards to SF 571 for a rebuttable presumption of 50-50 Parenting Rights aka Equal Shared Parenting. A giant Thank You to Jacob Peklo & We Are Iowa Local 5 News. This story aired at 10 PM on Monday, March 25th. Learn … 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

Bubbles of Love Feat. Dr. Carlos Rivera

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Dr. Carlos Rivera will be aguest speaker at the 2019 “Bubbles of Love” event in Des Moines, Iowa on April 25, 2019.

Families United Action Network is both honored and excited to announce that Dr. Carlos Rivera will be one of our guest speakers at the 2019 “Bubbles of Love” event in Des Moines, Iowa on April 25, 2019. Dr. Carlos Rivera, M.D. graduated from State University of New York- Stony Brook with a focus in Family Medicine and specialty training in General … Read More