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Sunday, 22 February 2009
Dads shut out of parenting bill because "only women can be nurturers"
Topic: Media

On my hot seat today is Rep. Cynthia Davis, (R-O'Fallon),  and not just because she bought herself a truck for personal use with state money a bunch of years back, or what I think are questionable parenting techniques

According to KMOU of Columbia, Missouri, Davis is trying to push a bill through the house to pay at-home moms $600 each year they care for children under the age of 16. A nice gesture, but dads need not apply. Davis informed the  NBC affiliate reporter Sarah Hollenbeck "only women can be nurturers" and has intentionally left dads out of the bill. 

Let's send send a bunch of emails to NBC reporter Sarah at,  The more emails the better....  I don't think it will take too much pressure and a followup article from more dads to get her to re-think her misguided position.

There's an auto  me if you click her email above. I'll keep you posted.

- Pete

Posted by athomedad at 9:13 PM EST
Updated: Friday, 27 February 2009 10:36 AM EST
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Monday, 23 February 2009 - 11:12 AM EST

Name: "Angie Rust"

Or better yet, email Cynthia Davis.

Tuesday, 24 February 2009 - 2:06 PM EST

Name: "Sam"

I agree with Angie.  Emailing Sarah won't change anybody's mind.  Sarah didn't have an opinion in the matter.

Thursday, 20 May 2010 - 12:44 AM EDT

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