Would you, if you were in this man's shoes, have taken this issue to court? I'm guessing not because you probably don't think the issue is that important. Well, he took the issue to court, so he probably thinks it's pretty damn important to him.
The OP was sort of a crap article (no offense Aunt Spiker). This one goes into much more detail on the privacy concerns and constitutional amendments that led to the judge's decision. For lulz, however, you really just can't beat the last bit of the article:
Mothers can block dads from delivery rooms, New Jersey judge rules | syracuse.com
Bruce Eden of Dads Against Discrimination told NJ.com that the ruling was "another example of New Jersey's anti-male discrimination in the family courts." Divorce and custody settlements give fathers financial obligations for child rearing but not the same rights as mothers and wives, he said,
"It takes two to tango," Eden said. "Why are they allowing only the mother?"