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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 [...]

My Intro, links, & the Bastard Nation Action Alert – Stop New Jersey A1406/S799 Today!

This post has three parts:

My introduction
Some links towards context & historical perspective on the situation in New Jersey
The Bastard Nation Action Alert- Stop New Jersey A1406/S799 Today!

Introduction-
New Jersey’s A1406/S799 is NOT an adoptee rights bill.
It is yet another fake/conditional access for a lucky few at the direct cost of the human/civil/identity rights of others bill. [...]

Action Alert- oppose the Ohio legalized child abandonment law “age up,” contact Governor Strickland *ASAP!*

Earlier this week, Ohio lame duck legislators in the rush to pass bills before the end of their terms passed an “aging up” dump bill expansion from Ohio’s current 72 hours to what would be a new 30 day limit.
Between both the Ohio House and Senate there was but one sole dissenting vote cast [...]

Nebraska- 11 year old Florida dumped Wednesday afternoon, and the NE DHHS case summaries

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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Another day, another out of state dump, this time, a boy from Florida.
The AP has an article out, just a couple hours old at this point, 11-year-old [...]

Going into the Nebraska special session- Repeal! Anything less than full repeal is further failure

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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Repeal the dump laws now.
Every single day the dump laws remain on the books is another day of failure.
Yes, a special session should be called, but [...]

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 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 [...]