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A compilation of Mississippi legalized child abandonment cases and “safe haven” failures

This post must first begin with an expression of gratitude, because this post itself is little more than a compilation of the work Bastardette has done over the course of years with some technical support (and formatting help) from my partner, thrown in for good measure.
In the course of writing my post about the baby [...]

New Jersey SCS1406 (A1406/S799) ACTION ALERT and update

On Monday the New Jersey Assembly’s Human Services Committee heard testimony on A1406 (The Assembly’s version of the New Jersey Senate’s S799.) The bill has become a mangled beyond repair attempt at what was originally intended to be open records legislation. At this point the two bills have been combined and are now known as [...]

Nebraska- first baby dump after the fiasco and age down

Marley/Bastardette has the details in her blog post,
NEBRASKA: POST-FIASCO BABY CATCH– ‘NO QUESTIONS ASKED”
Both her piece, and this have been crossposted to our Nebraska blog chronicling NE’s series of legalized child dumps, Children of the Corn.

Monday evening a baby boy was left at Box Butte General Hospital in Alliance under Nebraska’s aged down [...]

New Jersey- Boarder Babies being folded into “Safe Haven” statistics

(Yes, I’ve taken a brief break from blogging in the aftermath of the Nebraska age down. I’m still here, still working, and yes, ‘the blogging shall continue until morale improves’.)
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So here’s a brief post I’ve been meaning to write for some time now. Start with this November 21st article out of the Star Ledger [...]

Tuesday wee hours legislative update/Monday recap

(Photo courtesy of the Nebraska Unicameral Information Office)
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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Nebraska has an incredible State Capitol, it’s a shame to see it used as the venue where the Nebraska Governor and [...]

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, 11 dumps in 24 hours

Yes, I’m posting twice on the Nebraska disaster mere hours apart. Go read my other two posts, SHAME on Nebraska!- When ‘we told you so,’ barely begins to scratch the surface and Nebraska Dump Law, just how deep does this rabbit hole go? as an important backgrounder to this one.
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Nebraska has finally realized its in [...]