Giving birth is painful. But does it give women a right to be abusive to others? Clint Carpentier muses on the question.
For single dads receiving visits from their kids on limited occasions only, the leftover evidence from the visit becomes a special reminder – the unfinished drink on the table, the toy they were playing with in the garden, a dirty handprint on the wall, the indents in their pillows…. these are sacred keepsakes to be cherished until the next visit.
The social problem known as parental child abduction has been around for a very long time. Presented here are the earliest well-documented case in the United States, the earliest known image associated with such a case and a brief, but striking example of maternal abduction of children from a father by gunpoint.