When Rapists Seek Joint Custody of the Children They Father Through…

Contrary to the wild imaginings of Rep. Todd Akin's fevered brain, women can and do get pregnant as a result of rape, a reality that's horrible enough to think about even without this extra bitter layer: some rapists successfully sue for joint custody of the children they have violently fathered. Though instances of… » 8/24/12 10:00am 8/24/12 10:00am

Military Moms Forced To Choose Between Serving Their Country & Saving…

Being a mother is complicated — but it's a complete mess when you throw armed forces and ex-husbands into the mix. ABC News has a story today about military moms who face battles both in war — and in the custody of their children. Molly Moriarty, who is in the Navy, went to Kuwait in December 2005. Within three weeks,… » 10/23/07 2:30pm 10/23/07 2:30pm