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Ensuring welfare vs. paternal overprotection

The fine line between ensuring welfare, and paternal overprotection By Ken K. Gourdin Author’s Note – A helpful legal brief (an overview) of the case discussed herein can be found here:  http://www.arnoldwadsworth.com/2014/03/utah-supreme-court-update-baird-v-baird-march-7-2014/. The court case that inspired this op-ed (an … Continue reading

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Government Can’t Save Us From Ourselves

Government Can Only Do So Much to Protect Us From Ourselves By Ken K. Gourdin I agree with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city’s Department of Health.  We would all be better off if we were to … Continue reading

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