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Draft Russian Law Proposes Removing Children From Gay Parents

A draft law has been put on the table in Russia suggesting that gay couples will be stripped of their children, placing homosexuality in the same category as drug use and child abuse reports The Guardian.

Alexei Zhuravlyov, author of the draft, has said, “In the case when a parent has sexual contact with people of their own gender, the damage that can be inflicted on the psyche of a child is enormous.”

It is not clear how likely Zhuravlyov’s proposal has  of becoming law, but it follows other legislation signed by Putin that activists proclaim as discriminatory against homosexuals.

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Child Support And Parental Contact

Is it possible to give up child support in exchange for parental contact?

No said the Indiana Supreme Court yesterday. The Court unanimously ruled against a decree absolute which had confirmed a father could be relieved of child support in favour of the mother accepting sole financial responsibility if he also gave up his access rights.

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The father since made repeated attempts to have those arrangements overturned, and eventually the Supreme Court agreed with him. The NWI Times reports they ruled that it will rarely be in a child’s best interest to lose full contact with either parent, unless there is a physical or emotional reason.

According to Thailand child custody law, both parents of a child have full custodial rights. However, legal issues will often arise surrounding the finding of paternity. In other words, Thailand law requires that a father be the “legal” parent, as well as the biological parent, to have father’s rights.

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