The first is from the land of Nagin. Welfare advocates don't want shared parenting because it might reduce the amount of money paid to welfare mothers who hoard custody for money.
The next is quite a powerful look at how CSE essentially operates somewhere between organized crime and Stalin's secret police.
"[Family Court Judge] Foellger insists he's not forcing sterilization on anybody, since the offenders in his court can choose 30 days in jail instead. However, most men who fall behind on child support have led law-abiding lives and legitimately fear for their safety and mental stability if they are incarcerated.
"For example, in McCracken County earlier this year a man slit his throat in the courtroom after being sentenced to two years in jail for being $7,000 behind on child support. According to newspaper accounts, the man pleaded to the judge 'Don't put me in jail, I'm going to kill myself' before taking out a razor blade.
To me, this is a civil rights issue and it is amazing that liberal media will rail against the government listening in on known terrorists, but don't seem to have much to say about debtor's prison.