Why does the law force rape victims to share child custody with their rapists?: The legal principles behind parental rights and responsibilities

In seven states in the USA. rapists can sue victims for custody of any children concieved by the assault.  A conviction is needed to anull rapists’ parental rights. The problem is that most rapes don’t even go to court. Even in the minority of cases where a conviction is secured, these are often the result ofContinue reading “Why does the law force rape victims to share child custody with their rapists?: The legal principles behind parental rights and responsibilities”