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Bad news for Bastards AB 372 passes out of Judiciary Committee

I’m late getting this up. Marley’s got details on the unanimous vote. See her post,
IS THAT ALL THEIR IS? CALIFORNIA AB 372 PASSES OUT OF JUDICIARY
CalOpen and Bastard Nation (along with a number of individuals) stood firm, and submitted testimony refusing to leave anyone behind, working against the disastrous bill.
Here’s Marley’s rough [...]

Maryland- Adopted girls left to rescue themselves

Yesterday Hyacinth Beverly Morgan of Silver Spring, Maryland (Montgomery County) entered a guilty plea to second degree child abuse.

The story is not getting a great deal of attention, but the Morgan case was the first of two similar cases in Maryland within four months of one another wherein adopted girls who had been allegedly locked [...]

California AB 372 – deadline today (4-21-09) by 5pm – Letters to Judiciary Committee

Bastardette has the CA Open Action Alert with details up on her page-
ACTION ALERT – DEFEAT CALIFORNIA AB 372
Also be sure to note CA Open’s lobby page with a sample quick lobby letter.
Stay tuned to California Open’s webpage for further information.

California AB 372- a dire threat to the existing rights of adopted people

More in the ongoing saga of the C.A.R.E. (or “California Adoption Reform Effort”) clusterfuck.
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Read ‘em and weep. Then work to kill AB 372.
Bastardette-
CARE’S BRIDGE TO NOWHERE: NEW AB 372 AMENDMENTS RELEASED–DROPS ADOPTEES IN THE RIVER
BASTARDETTE POLL: WILL CARE PULL AB 372?
B.B. Church-
Bad, Worse, Worst: AB 372 limps into Judiciary…
In which he lays out [...]

Being C.A.R.E.-less about in kind donations

Yup, been busy, perhaps I’ll blog some of it at a later date.
Meanwhile, here’s a brief note that we can add to the growing pile of C.A.R.E. abominations.
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Just go read B.B. Church’s latest piece-  C.A.R.E. Pays for Play?
Also be sure to note, (particularly in light of in-kind donations and potentially jeopardizing an organizational tax status, [...]