Before I even tell you the story, can we please discuss how incredible it is that we found a fatherhood story in a magazine called Irish Trucker? According to …
Most of the time, we B.S. here on 8BitDad, and talk about daily news for fathers, or let you know about some father that’s done something good or bad. Well, this one’s important.
And before we even cover this, I’ll tell you right now – the rest of this man’s blog is incredibly NSFW. As in, click the sauce below, but do not go roaming around his site.
So – “this man” as I’m calling him, since I can’t find his name anywhere, tells a story on his website called “Damage” – and if you haven’t yet been tipped off by the title, the theme is abuse.
Opponents of Massachusetts’ “Chapter 209A” law, including the Fatherhood Coalition are crossing their “t”s and dotting their lowercase “j”s. Chapter 209A is referred to as “the restraining order law,” and according to Joseph Ureneck of the Fatherhood Coalition, unduly removes fathers from their families.
“The way that the law is written now, all that a person has to do is say, ‘I’m afraid of this person and I also don’t want this person to see our children,’ and they just check off a box,” Ureneck said. “Many times there is no allegation that the father has done anything untoward to the children. It’s a horrible law in terms of breaking up families.”
Shem Davies is 29, unemployed and overjoyed. He and his 30 year old ex-girlfriend Kelly John just celebrated the birth of their granddaughter.
Their daughter Tia gave birth last …