June 15 – Fathers Rights advocates
from New England will march in Boston
and Concord, NH on Friday, June 17
in a mock celebration of “FatherLESS
Similarly themed marches will take
place in numerous other cities across
The Boston march will begin at 11:30
from Quincy Market, and is scheduled
to finish at 1 p.m. at the State House.
Several courthouses on the route will
“In Massachusetts today, over
90% of the time, a judge will
rule that it is in ‘the best
interest of the child’ to have
his access to one of his parents—usually
the child’s father—severely
The Concord march will commence at
3 p.m. in front of the New Hampshire
Participants in Boston are asked to
gather at the 2nd floor
rotunda in Quincy Market at 10:30
a.m. Those marching in New Hampshire
should arrive at the NH State House
by 2:30 p.m.
keeping with the spirit of Fathers-4-Justice
in England, where the organization
began, the marchers will spice their
serious message with whimsy.
Besides holding pictures of the children
they have lost resulting from insensitive
and biased family court decisions,
they intend to command attention in
the street with noisemakers such as
whistles, horns, and drums.
Watch also for purple balloons and
the ubiquitous purple hand prints
that have become a trademark of the
organization’s many public events
in Great Britain.
legislation under consideration in