Fathers Have Protected Rights to Care for Their Children

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In President Barack Obama’s January 2014 State of the Union Address, he spoke about the rights of parents to care for their children—a right that seems self-evident. He said, “A mother deserves a day off to care for a sick child or sick parent without running into hardship, and you know what? A father does too. It’s time to do away with workplace policies that belong in a ‘Mad Men’ episode.”