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KingChicken Donating Member (814 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-14-05 12:16 PM
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41. Stop using sensationalism to sell your point...
Several posters keep referring to children being homeless and not being fed due to lack on money. This case and many others don't involve people teetering on the brink of despair, the child here is not going to end up on the street over this. The issue i'm trying to point out is the many middle class child support cases in which the child in not at risk of not being fed or clothed, it's about the imbalance in the system that encourages responsible fathers to drop out rather than contribute.

You seem to make this into a fight over responsibility, when both sides are willing to take responsibility, rather this is about what is fair for all parties involved, this is about how the state turns responsible fathers into deadbeats by slamming them into the ground.

I'm not trying to advocate taking money away from the mother, Im trying to say we must automate the system and get rid of the red tape when it comes to changing child support terms. We must change the laws in Michigan concerning this issue or you will see a much higher dropout rate among single parents.
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