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Nebraska- Governor calls for special session- damage via dump law 2.0 set to continue on

This is the latest in a series of posts I have done criticizing Nebraska’s legalized child abandonment laws. You can find my earlier posts via my Nebraska tag.
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Ironically, just as the excrement really hits the fan, I find myself least able to carve out time for more than this bare bones blogging at the moment.
That [...]

Nebraska- Tuesdays’ self “havening” girl “havened” both herself and her baby, so how’s that one work?

This is the latest in a series of posts I have done criticizing Nebraska’s legalized child abandonment laws. You can find my earlier posts via my Nebraska tag.
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As I blogged yesterday, last Tuesday a second teen attempted to self “haven” under Nebraska’s legalized child abandonment law.
Turns out when it comes to teens turning themselves in, [...]

Nebraska- Kids number 22 and 23; Another self “haven” and other hidden dumps in the official number tally

This is the latest in a series of posts I have done criticizing Nebraska’s legalized child abandonment laws. You can find my earlier posts via my Nebraska tag.
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So I’m behind but trying to catch up.
Tuesday another teen showed up at a hospital turning herself in under Nebraska’s “safe haven” law. Making this the second “self [...]

Don’t you dare blame longtime opponents of dump bills for the Nebraska legislature’s mistake

This is the latest in a series of posts I have done criticizing Nebraska’s legalized child abandonment laws. You can find my earlier posts via my Nebraska tag.
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So to attempt to do damage control in the wake of the child welfare mess in Nebraska, a new meme is being spun, that it was opponents of [...]

I’ve got your *REAL* fake birth certificate right here, wingnut!

So along with large swaths of the rest of wingnutdom, various compulsory pregnancy advocates (CPA) are insisting Obama’s birth certificate is a fake. (See here as just one of a seemingly endless stream of adoption and public records illiterate echo chamber examples.)
I’m not going to get into the whole McCain/Obama thing in this post, though [...]

Nebraska attempts to slam to barn door, only creating a new set of problems

This is the latest in a series of posts I have done criticizing Nebraska’s legalized child abandonment laws. You can find my earlier posts via my Nebraska tag.
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As I posted back on September 25th:
Nebraska has finally realized it’s in over its head.
They opened the floodgates by passing the most egregious legalized child abandonment law in [...]

Nebraska- real abandonments continue despite dump law, dump advocates attempt to capitalize upon such

This is the latest in a series of posts I have done criticizing Nebraska’s legalized child abandonment laws. You can find my earlier posts via my Nebraska tag.
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I want to point readers at an older (approximately October 16th?) Nebraska news segment I feel is important and have been meaning to blog about.
It’s a piece about [...]

Nebraska- The Michigan dumped kid was an adoptee, NE ‘return to sender’ dumps him back into the MI System

This is the latest in a series of posts I have done criticizing Nebraska’s legalized child abandonment laws. You can find my earlier posts via my Nebraska tag.
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No blogger could begin to keep up with the mess Nebraska legislators have made. Instead, this post will focus on some of the raw sources dealing with the [...]

Nebraska- the Staton abandonment and the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)

This is the latest in a series of posts I have done criticizing Nebraska’s legalized child abandonment laws. You can find my earlier posts via my Nebraska tag.
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Before even starting to write about this topic, keep in mind the disclaimer I’ve placed upon earlier writings I’ve done in relation to First Nations peoples and adoption:
To [...]

Nebraska- the Michigan Mom already under investigation and the failures of baby-dumps

This is the latest in a series of posts I have done criticizing Nebraska’s legalized child abandonment laws. You can find my earlier posts via my Nebraska tag.
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We begin with the mother (along with an aunt and grandmother) who drove from Michigan to Nebraska to dump her son,
New twist in abandonment of 13-year-old [...]