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A note relating to the power a social worker can hold over a family

While perhaps not directly adoption related, an important story none-the-less: a tangled web of abuse of power and custody issues.
See this article, Assigned to check abuse, social worker impregnates client, from last Thursday’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Photo by Crocker Stephenson of the Journal Sentinel
Theola Nealy of Milwaukee sits on the bed of her 5-year-old daughter, Amy, [...]

Bastard Access- either we all go together or we don’t go at all- “Nobody gets left behind. Or forgotten.”

(This is one of a number of posts relating to my critique of “compromise” legislation, such as that offered up by the California Adoption Reform Effort or what I refer to in the below as the “California Disaster.” See my CARE tag to find my other posts on the subject. )
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Disney’s “Stitch.”
Instantly recognizable as [...]

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 [...]

Maryland- a fund for donations for the surviving 7 year-old, & more questions

This is my fifth post relating to the murdered and abused adopted daughters of Renee D. Bowman in Maryland. My earlier posts contain far more detail, this is just a brief update. To find the other four posts, just click my Maryland tag and read in chronological order bottom to top.
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Just a quick little post [...]

Maryland- outsourcing, starvation, autopsies, and previous entanglement with MD CWA under a false name

Special note to readers-
I’ve done multiple posts within this 24 hour period so be sure to see the post beneath this one as well.
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This is my fourth post following the horrific events in Maryland this past week, the grizzly discovery of two of Renee Bowman’s adopted daughters kept in a freezer in a Southern [...]

Maryland- “how did this person . . . qualify to become an adoptive parent?”

Special note to readers-
I’m doing two posts tonight, so please also be sure to read Adoption subsidies for frozen corpses, more on the Maryland nightmare for part II of my coverage. (This third post is coming almost immediately on the heels of my second post following the developing Maryland story. I cut this writing [...]