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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Adoptive, biological families battle for control of Grace Packer's estate



Grace Packer’s biological parents believe her adoptive grandparents knew she was being beaten and verbally abused in the years before she was raped and killed.

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Justina Pelletier wasn't allowed home for Christmas



Millions of people head home each Christmas season. Some can’t make it due to a whole variety of reasons. But imagine that the reason you couldn’t be home, with your family, for Christmas was because the government took you from your parents, all over a dispute over medical care. That is exactly what happened to Justina Pelletier.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

HSLDA Sues Kentucky Officials for Forcibly Entering Family’s Home, Strip-Searching Six Children

A Kentucky social worker forced her way into a family’s home and strip-searched all six of their children in front of a male police officer, according to a lawsuit filed by Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) against the social worker and the officer.

On December 5, 2017, HSLDA filed the complaint detailing how the two officials violated the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendment rights of Holly Curry and her children.

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'We ought to be embarrassed': Public outcry over 11-year-old handcuffed at gunpoint

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Grand Rapids residents - many of which have never met an 11-year-old girl handcuffed by police at gunpoint last week - implored the city commission Tuesday night to bring justice to the situation and to hold the police accountable.

"When a little girl has a grown man pointing a gun at her, and she's seen hundreds of black men and women get killed on the internet - do you not think she thought she could get killed?" said Deborah Jandle, a clinical social worker, to the city commission. "I hope you get sued."

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

St. Charles foster parent and former school worker accused of fondling children



ST. CHARLES, MO – A former City of St. Charles School District maintenance worker has been charged with statutory sodomy and assault.  Court documents say that Samuel Sanchez-Mora, 39, of St. Peters was a foster care provider.  Police say he victimized two foster children in his home. The children are no longer in his care.  He is currently in police custody with a 100,000 bond.

The probable cause statement says that Sanchez-Mora was taking care of two girls between the ages of 8 and 10-years-old.   They were both under the supervision of other foster parents.  Sanchez-Mora was providing respite care. He is accused of violating the girls at the same time.

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Sisters at Catholic orphanage force-fed residents, child abuse inquiry hears

A former resident of a Catholic orphanage has told an inquiry how she was severely punished for wetting the bed.

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