June 2019 Advocate of the Month

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Bryan Iehl - FUAN June 2019 Advocate of the Month

Bryan lehl, our June 2019 Advocate of the Month, is the founder and president of IowaFathers. Bryan resides in West Des Moines where he has joint physical care of his six-year-old daughter. He says she is extremely well adjusted and has only known joint physical care. Because of the relationship he has with his daughter, Bryan vows to continue fighting until … Read More

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

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

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

Equal Shared Parenting Opponents Beware

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Image promoting a FUAN Guest Post by Molly K Olson

This article is the last in a four-part series of guest posts by Molly K Olson. A version of this article was originally published in The Mankato Times on February 5, 2019. Be sure to read her other articles on this site, Journey To Equal Shared Parenting, Benefits Of Equal Shared Parenting Far Outweighs The Status Quo and Do Divorce Lawyers … Read More

How Breakups Affect Iowa Kids

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Your relationship has ended, and there are children involved. What can you expect for your kids after a breakup/divorce happens in the State of Iowa? Iowa Does Not Have A Presumption (Rebuttable or Not) Of Shared Custody. Yet. Even though you’ve both cared for your child/ren and have been active participants in their lives, so many challenges can present themselves if … Read More

FUAN Families Unite On the Front Lines

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FUAN FamiliesUnite On the Front Lines

This is a post by ToyA Johnson, FUAN Executive Director, and founder of Iowa Citizens For Justice, (DRC) Chairman. Her views are her own. Hello, Greetings from FUAN, Welcome to 2019! Last year was full of hard work and this year should be no different. However, this year I’m suggesting we work smarter. We made some moves, lost some battles and … Read More