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|Date:||January 18th, 2007 08:59 pm (UTC)|| |
Although I'm sure you're right on the gender issue in courts in general, I don't think that's what's operating in these cases. I think it's a preference for giving legal rights first and foremost to the legally married and in the absence of a legal marriage, granting rights to the biological parent. I see it as an overvaluing of genetic connection, not an overvaluing of male contribution...