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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 [...]

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- IMPORTANT mid-day legislative update, Contact the Legislators ASAP!

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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(Consider this a personally posted action alert of sorts. Please forward freely with contact information attached.)
Lots of VERY IMPORTANT, and very bad things are happening to Nebraska’s [...]

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 [...]

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- 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- another ghost in the machine dump (unoffical total 41, the official count reaches 30)

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’m going to work chronologically, (yet in inverse order from the Nebraska DHHS safe haven page’s latest press release.)
Firstly, there was another uncounted in the official [...]

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- 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, [...]