lt;quot;WE JUST KEPT CALLING AND CALLING AND NO ONE WOULD HELP. THEY THOUGHT HE WAS PERFECTLY FINE…AND HE WASN’T.quot;gt; Police found Dillon Wyckoff’s 2year old son, Mason, dead in his mother’s home on July 22nd. His mother, Stephenie Erickson,
was found unresponsive and later died at a . An autopsy showed both died from a painkiller overdose… now being ruled a murdersuicide. Wyckoff says it boils down to how Erickson had custody of the toddler.
lt;quot;SHE HELD ALL THE POWER IT WASN’T UP TO ME IT WAS IF SHE WAS MAD AT ME I WASN’T GETTING HIM THAT DAY OR I WASN’T TALKING TO HIM THAT DAY AND THIS WAY THAT POWER WOULDN’T BE THERE. WHEN THEY’RE HANDED THAT WEAPON IT MAKES THE
KIDS BECOME A PAWN.quot;gt; Friday, Wyckoff, and other parents, brought their frustrations to state lawmakers. lt;quot;SINCE WE WERE NOT MARRIED AND IOWA FATHERS ARE NOT GUARANTEED RIGHTS UNDER CURRENT LAW, I HAD NO CLAIMS TO MY SON. NONE! MY
SON! THE BOY I WELCOMED INTO THIS WORLD RIGHT ALONGSIDE HIS MOTHER.quot;gt; He is asking Iowa lawmakers to pass sharedparenting laws requiring courts to grant equal parenting time. Unless evidence showed it wouldn’t be in the
child’s best interest. A local lobbyist group is backing Wyckoff up, saying this is more than a father’s rights issue. lt;quot;WE NEED PEOPLE TALKING TO THEIR LEGISLATORS ABOUT HOW THESE THINGS IMPACT THEIR FAMILIES AND WHAT CHANGES THEY
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