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Nebraska babydump- nope, the lawmakers still don’t get it

Marley’s most recent piece on the latest Nebraska mess is simply a must read. Once again, she’s said it all, and said it far better than I could:
MORE DETAILS EMERGE ON BOX BUTTE CASE; LAWMAKERS STILL DON’T GET IT
(Yup, this may be the shortest post in BLC history.)

Nebraska babydump- baby to be returned to Mother as case investigation continues

Just a quick update to my July 22nd post, Nebraska- first baby dump after the fiasco and age down.
Marley has all the details in her useful post, MOTHER PANICKED, REGRETS “SAFE HAVEN:” 1ST POST-NEBRASKA FIASCO BABY GOING HOME.
Within 48 hours, both parents had come forward requesting the return of their child.
This portion in particular, [...]

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 [...]

Announcing SECA- Stop Encouraging Child Abandonment, working to repeal the legalized child abandonment laws

(Please distribute freely, keeping links intact.)
Last Friday, December 5th, 2008, the SECA web-page finally went live. (http://www.stopdumpingkids.com/)
SECA, short for “Stop Encouraging Child Abandonment,” is a concept that has been a long time coming.
From the first of the legalized child abandonment laws passed in 1999 until now, efforts to repeal and stop the dump laws have [...]

Nebraska- Closed Courtrooms, Closed Processes, & Potentially, Retro-active Records Scrubbing

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 Monday, in what could set a pattern for the “safe haven” cases, the court hearing for the first of the abandonment cases disappeared into a closed court [...]

Nebraska- Yolo County California teen dumped was another adoptee

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 wanted to include a few more links about the boy from Davis in Yolo County, California who was dumped Friday before Governor Heineman signed the 30 day [...]

Nebraska- A reason we’re not hearing from (at least one of) the kids themselves

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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Backtracking here a little, Saturday, the Wall Street Journal ran a major story on the Nebraska legalized abandonments, Safe Haven: a Mother’s Agonizing Choice.
The article provides more information [...]

National Safe Haven Alliance Executive Director ignores the realities of Nebraska’s kids lives

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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Over time, I’ve seen a lot of what I consider delusional statements about child welfare and kids’ realities out of the National Safe Haven Alliance, but this one [...]

Nebraska- Today’s 12 year-old was another self “haven”, disqualified

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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Today’s 12 year-old attempted to “safe haven” himself.
The state of Nebraska has never counted kids who turn themselves over under the legalized abandonment law.
So once again, another “safe [...]

Nebraska- The Big Kids Just Keep On Coming – 12 Year-Old Safe Haven Dump TODAY

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 said early Saturday morning on my post, Nebraska’s Safe Haven Roll of Shame:
Unlike this list of older kids, the next will (at least if all goes [...]