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Mississippi 2010 “safe haven”/legalized child abandonment law failures to date

Earlier this month I blogged several posts using Mississippi as a case study in relation to the ongoing failures of the legalized child abandonment schemes.
The so called “baby Moses” or “safe haven” laws were passed nationwide on the assurances of those advocating legalized child abandonment that unsafe child abandonments and the number of dead babies [...]

Emily Portellos, crimes against “women’s essentialist nature,” and the pointlessness of imprisonment

Bastardette and I continue to write about the legalized child abandonment laws (so called baby dunp, or baby Moses/safe haven laws,) their ongoing failures, and how babies are still consistently turning up dead and women are still consistently going to jail.
I’ve written repeatedly, that rather than legalized child abandonment, there could, and must be other [...]

Russia suspends American adoptions, the adoption industry tries to pretend the Artem’s case is not part of a broader pattern

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The last 24 hours have been a whirlwind. Obviously events are unfolding more quickly than even those who update far more often than I can keep up with, let alone my little blog.
The big news tonight is that Russia has put a freeze on all US adoptions until Russia and the US [...]

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 [...]

New Nebraska Pro-Repeal Resource- Children of the Corn

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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Children of the Corn
A new blog in support of Repealing legalized child abandonment laws and chronicling the Nebraska dump law case study.
Reporting, Theory, and Opinion on Legalized Child [...]

Nebraska- another dump, and the small voice of a dumped boy, “**choose me** Im so damn lonely.”

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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Friday an 11 year old girl was left by her mother at Bergan Mercy Hospital. NE DHHS counts her as the 29th kid in the official count.
Be sure [...]

Nebraska- 8 yr old from Indiana is the latest kid dumped

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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An 8 year old boy from Indiana was dumped in Nebraska today. He’s the fourth out of state kid dumped into the Nebraska system.
The AP has a piece [...]

Nebraska- the seemingly endless parade of child dumping continues unabated

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 mentioned recently, I’ve been busy the last week or so. While I’ve certainly still been following the latest twists and turns in the Nebraska situation, I [...]

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- 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 [...]