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Today, voting opened on Pound Pup Legacy’s Seventh Annual Demons of Adoption Awards

Each year, Pound Pup Legacy holds their annual Demons of Adoption Awards. This year’s ballot can be found here.
In the nomination process in the run up to the actual ballot, I wrote about my nominees and reasoning behind such:

“Others have already made these nominations, but I wanted to write to them specifically as the [...]

Adoptive Columbine tragedy: rescued 6 yr old Adopted Boy “severely malnourished” and abused

Christine Arnold & Randal Arnold, adoptive parents of an unnamed 6 year old boy stand accused of abusing the child they adopted from foster care to the point of severe starvation and marks “all over his body.”
When he was finally rescued back on September 17th at 6 years old, the boy weighed a mere 30lbs, [...]

Vote now for the 4th annual Demons in Adoption Awards

Each year for the past four years Pound Pup Legacy (advocates for child safety within the foster care and adoption system) have offered a respite/cold hard dose of sanity and relief from the from the dreadful  Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute’s annual Angels in Adoption awards: PPL’s annual Demons of Adoption Awards.
The Angels in Adoption [...]

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 [...]

Attachment Quackery first full post

Bastards need to get up to speed on what the quackery passed off as “attachment therapy” means in practice.
To my shame and frustration, I have not written even a single full basic post on it to date, not for lack of desire to do so, but for lack of the words.
I’ve mentioned AT, and [...]

Dmitry Yakolev/Chase Harrison and European Adoption Consultants, late week update

The verdict in the Miles Harrison trial has been handed down since this article was originally written. Please see my later post entitled No, no justice for Dmitry for more up to date information concerning the verdict. The article below appears as it was originally posted.
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*UPDATED* The death of Dmitry Yakolev/Chase Harrison and the Russian announcement; 2 agencies accreditations pulled, & a 3rd under investigation

The verdict in the Miles Harrison trial has been handed down since this article was originally written. Please see my later post entitled No, no justice for Dmitry for more up to date information concerning the verdict. The article below appears as it was originally posted.
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