Fathers Fight for Paternal Rights

For decades, it's been a woman's right to make the decision about whether to heave an abortion or give a child up for adoption. But now more and more men are insisting on having a voice. Whose job is it to protect the rights of the father?


Erik Smith, father who lost his child to adoption but has won the right to visit him; advocate for fathers' rights

Mary Beck, professor at the University of Missouri School of Law; adoption lawyer

Carol Sanger, teaches family law and culture at Columbia University

Mel Feit, director of the National Center for Men



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