Friday, May 11, 2012
From Minnesota Public Radio:
St. Paul, Minn. — The Minnesota House voted 80-53 for a bill that would change Minnesota's child custody laws.
The bill would add a presumption of joint physical and legal custody, which supporters say is necessary to correct a system they believe is stacked in favor of mothers.
Opponents argued that 95 percent of separated parents manage to agree on parenting arrangements, and adding the joint custody presumption would increase the level of conflict.
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