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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Happy Child Abuse Propaganda Month!

No folks this is not some sick April Fools Day trick. It is actually the beginning of Child Abuse Propaganda Month!

And the government has provided a whole calendar of stupid activities that ya'll can engage in if you wanna join party. Check it out here. Pretty lame huh?

Well, not to be outdone, I thought up some special Child Abuse Propaganda Month activities as well. I tried to match some of them for stupidity like that which the governments Child Abuse Propaganda Month website provides. That is intentional. so please try to see the humor in it. It is April Fools day you know.
"All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy." (the shining)
And you are all welcome to add your own ideas for fun awareness raising activities in the comments section.

Ok, here are my thoughts.

You could make a statement by getting all the family members who have lost children to put a doll on the front steps of your local CPS offices with the name of a stolen child written on the forehead of each one. Don't say anything, don't talk to anybody, just leave the doll and go. We'll call it Silent Stolen Child Day. All family rights bloggers would have to get in on this and help to promote this thought. It would be to simply make a statement. There is a serious lack of awareness about the plight of CPS victims. Most people are going to be in support of their cause because they have seen so much of the bullshit spewed forth from the TV. And the opposition will be sticking pinwheels in the ground to make a statement against you.

You could hold a protest outside of a foster parent informational meeting and warn potential recruits that they could be harboring stolen children for the state.

You could write a letter, print out multiple copies and send it to everybody on the LK Help Desk.

You could call your state senator just to bitch about CPS with no goal in mind. Just to bitch and moan. Ask them how would you like it if some social worker showed up at their house to preform a state sponsored anal-probe on you?

You could report child protective services to the child abuse hotline, considering I've provided you with tons of proof that they DO in fact abuse and your neglect children.

You could make a Voodoo Doll of your favorite CPS caseworker, system suck or foster parent. Then stick it with pins and needles.

You could send the link to Legally Kidnapped to all of your friends and government officials.

You could dress up like superheros and go protest for fathers rights.

Or you can cry and take it like a bitch.

It's up to you people.

Happy Child Abuse Propaganda Month. The month where CPS promotes it's community outreach programs. Perhaps we should start doing a few of our own. Just a thought.

Abuse Hotline Call Dismissed Months Before Baby's Death

Abuse Hotline Call Dismissed Months Before Baby's Death

The Harvey County Sheriff's Department says an abuse hotline call regarding 19-month-old Vincent Hill was dismissed two months prior to his death.

Note: Nobody's perfect?

Senator Nancy Schaefer who exposed CPS as a child kidnapping ring was MURDERED! 720p HD



Note: I think it's important that people understand that there are different views on many issues. I will post what's out there. You are free to jump to your own conclusions. I myself am heartbroken over this. Nancy Schaefer was a major loss to our movement.

Sandra Bullock Not Planning to Adopt Jesse James' Children

Sandra Bullock Not Planning to Adopt Jesse James' Children

SANDRA BULLOCK HAS NO PLANS TO ADOPT HUSBAND JESSE JAMES' CHILDREN, ACCORDING TO PEOPLE-DOT-COM.

Perserving family saves agency money

Perserving family saves agency money

For each dollar spent keeping troubled families together, county saves $4.36 in foster placement costs.

Top judge warns of threat to justice after ex-soldier is gagged in fight to keep grandson

Top judge warns of threat to justice after ex-soldier is gagged in fight to keep grandson

A senior judge has warned of 'wide concerns over open justice in the family courts' after a former soldier was effectively stripped of the right to legal representation as he battled council social workers over custody of his grandson.

Note: F*** their gag orders! Never give up and never shut up.

Human Rights in Nova Scotia where are they?



" To deprive a man of his natural liberty and to deny to him the ordinary amenities of life is worse then starving the body; it is starvation of the soul, the dweller in the body". Mohandas Gandhi

Human Rights in Nova Scotia where are they?

British granny fined, tagged for selling goldfish to child

British granny fined, tagged for selling goldfish to child

A British grandmother was heavily fined and electronically tagged for selling a goldfish to a child, triggering criticism Wednesday of over-zealous use of animal protection laws.

The Strange “Suicide” of Nancy Schaefer

The Strange “Suicide” of Nancy Schaefer

On Friday, former Senator Nancy Schaefer and her husband were found dead in their home in Habersham County. Even before a GBI investigation could be initiated, media outlets began pronouncing that their death was a “murder-suicide” and shut off most public comment posting on their web sites. The “murder suicide” theory implies that Sen. Schaefer’s husband shot her and then killed himself (or vice versa). Both Habersham County and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation began investigating the case as a “murder suicide” rather than the more obvious “murder made to look like suicide”. Like so many people, I have known former Sen. Nancy Schaefer for 15 years and spoken to several people who know her better than I do. They believe that the “murder suicide” theory is highly unlikely for any one of the following reasons:

Delete child abuse websites says German minister

Delete child abuse websites says German minister

Germany has called for stronger action to combat images of child sex abuse online, saying material should be deleted rather than blocked.

Soldiers beat children over bicycle

Soldiers beat children over bicycle

A group of elite Indonesian soldiers beat four children accused of stealing a bicycle from their base, the country's top child welfare agency said on Wednesday, in what it called a serious violation of human rights.

CPS Does About Face, Accuses Parents Of Abuse

CPS Does About Face, Accuses Parents Of Abuse

Landon Weber, 4, is one of two little boys that FOX 26 Investigates presented that have spent alot of time in hospitals. The mothers of both little boys were under investigation by Childrens Protective Services for medical child abuse.

Proposal for DSM-5 to Include Parental Alienation Disorder

Proposal for DSM-5 to Include Parental Alienation Disorder

The American Psychiatric Association has published early draft of its proposed changes for DSM-5 (also known as DSM-V), an upcoming version of its mental health manual scheduled for 2013, at its website APA DSM-5 Development. While the draft version does not yet contain a definition of parental alienation syndrome or disorder, the APA has indicated that a group of mental health professionals including William Bernet, Wilfrid von Boch-Galhau, Amy J. L. Baker, and Stephen L. Morrison has submitted a document discussing how to include parental alienation in DSM-5 and ICD-11 (International Classification of Diseases, 11th Edition).

Agency: Half of foster parents criminals

Agency: Half of foster parents criminals

County officials plan to examine how many people have qualified to become foster parents in Los Angeles despite criminal backgrounds, after the head of a troubled nonprofit agency claimed Tuesday the figure could be up to half.

Foster Care and Criminal Behavior: Are the two linked?

Foster Care and Criminal Behavior: Are the two linked?

Are youth making the transition from out-of-home care to independent adulthood more apt to commit crime then others?

Read the full report Here

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

L.A. County supervisors terminate relationship with foster care agency

L.A. County supervisors terminate relationship with foster care agency

Los Angeles County supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to terminate their relationship with the troubled foster care agency that placed a 2-year-old girl with a woman who is now under investigation in connection with her death.

Male victims speak out on marriage abuse

Male victims speak out on marriage abuse

Contrary to popular belief, women are not the only victims of family violence, failed or fraudulent marriages. An increasing number of men are beginning to speak out with horrifying tales of misuse and abuse, including false complaints to the Police.

CPS Warrior Nancy Schaefer Gunned Down

CPS Warrior Nancy Schaefer Gunned Down

State investigators say the husband of former state Senator Nancy Schaefer shot his wife before turning the gun on himself. The couple’s bodies were found in their north Georgia home Friday. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation conducted autopsies on the Schaefer’s Saturday—investigators say all evidence points to the deaths as a murder-suicide. The bodies of Nancy and Bruce Schaefer, 73 and 74 years old respectively, were found by their daughter at the couple’s home in Clarkesville. Nancy Schaefer was a two-term state Senator representing Georgia’s 50th district. She lost her seat in 2008. Schaefer was also a candidate for mayor of Atlanta, Georgia lieutenant governor and governor of the state.

Note: All we know about this is what the news media has told us. That, I'm sure, is very limited information. I will post what I find, I will not jump to conclusions and make claims that I can't back up.

All I can say is that I'm sure there is a lot more to this story. What that is, remains to be seen.

Child Abuse and Neglect Publications

Child Abuse and Neglect Publications

The key documents and brochures published by the Department of Children and Families are available for viewing and downloading below. Where possible, the Department of Children and Families provides versions in languages other than English and also lists versions in accessible formats other than PDFs for visually impaired users.

Note: FYI. Know thy enemy.

State limits foster homes to 6 children

State limits foster homes to 6 children

That scenario is about to change in California, where the state is planning to reduce the number of children foster parents can oversee, the result of a process started years ago.

NDP chose to 'play politics' on foster care, Stelmach charges

NDP chose to 'play politics' on foster care, Stelmach charges

Premier Ed Stelmach is accusing the NDP of playing politics over a proposed cap on payments to foster parents of special needs children.

NYS appellate court agrees with dad's petition to halt adoption proceedings without his permission

NYS appellate court agrees with dad's petition to halt adoption proceedings without his permission

The Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department in the Matter of Nicole J. has reversed an order by Monroe County Family Court Judge, John J. Rivoli, which dispensed with the consent of Nicole's biological father and allowed her adoption to go forward.

Monday, March 29, 2010

Local judge favors open court pilot program

Local judge favors open court pilot program

When 9th Circuit Judge M. Brent Hall came to Hardin County's second Family Court bench, he opposed public access to the dependency, neglect and abuse docket, or any other proceedings involving juveniles.

No wrongdoing by social workers in Bowman case

No wrongdoing by social workers in Bowman case

An investigation of District social workers shows that proper procedures were followed in the case of a mother who killed her two adopted daughters and hid their bodies in a freezer.

Note: Oh bullshit!

Foster Mother Found Not Guilty in Baby's Death

Foster Mother Found Not Guilty in Baby's Death

A judge this afternoon found a state Department of Children and Families worker not guilty of charges in the death of her seven-month-old foster son.

Baby still in state care after case against parents was dropped

Baby still in state care after case against parents was dropped

An infant remains in state custody and his parents in jail as attorneys try to sort out a tangled case that began when a couple was wrongly accused of sexual abuse.

Children belong in families!

Children belong in families!

Attendance at this afternoon's rally to reinstate and protect the Children's Aid Society of Algoma's Family Preservation unit was better than it looked.

Children's Aid protest

Children's Aid protest

Former foster child Dawn Gauthier, right, leads a demonstration in front of the court house Monday over the closure next month of Children's Aid Society of Algoma's family preservation program, and another similar program by this time next year. CAS Algoma says a dearth of provincial funding is to blame for the cuts.

'Safe Surrender' hotline expanded to all of California

'Safe Surrender' hotline expanded to all of California

The California Department of Social Services launched a new hotline Monday that provides information to people across the state who wish to safely surrender a newborn baby under the Safe Surrender law.

Note: Freebies.

Confidential social services data found on USB stick in Stoke-on-Trent

Confidential social services data found on USB stick in Stoke-on-Trent

Records from the city council's social services department have been found on an unencrypted USB stick in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. The stick was handed in by an IT consultant to the local newspaper, the Sentinel, on Friday, after he apparently found it lying on the pavement.

Verdict Expected Today In Trial Of DCF Worker Accused Of Killing Foster Child

Verdict Expected Today In Trial Of DCF Worker Accused Of Killing Foster Child

A judge is expected to render a verdict today in the manslaughter trial of Suzanne Listro, a foster mother accused of causing the death of her 7-month-old foster child two years ago by violently shaking him.

Ri Aclu Sues Family Court System

Ri Aclu Sues Family Court System

The Rhode Island American Civil Liberties Union is suing the state's Family Court as well as six school districts.

The ACLU is holding a news conference Monday to announce the suit.

The suit alleges that administrators of the program created by the chief judge have sometimes threatened to arrest students or have them placed in state custody for failing to attend school. The ACLU says that is in violation of their constitutional rights.

Note: No shit!

CPS opponents jumping to conclusions about the murder suicide of Nancy Schaefer and her husband

CPS opponents jumping to conclusions about the murder suicide of Nancy Schaefer and her husband

The Gainesville Times has been covering the death of former Georgia State Senator and advocate for family rights and the reform of Child Protective Services, Nancy Schaefer.

Child abuse case payouts near £1m

Child abuse case payouts near £1m

A council is to pay nearly £1m to victims of a child abuse scandal at one of its residential homes in the 1970s.

Kick-off for Child Abuse Propaganda Month

Kick-off for Child Abuse Propaganda Month

A kick-off celebration in recognition of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 1 at the Guernsey County Children Services building on Highland Avenue in Cambridge.

Foster parents would get less cash under Ind. cuts

Foster parents would get less cash under Ind. cuts

Indiana is trying to shift hundreds of foster children with medical, emotional or behavioral problems into cheaper care for children without special needs, a move that cuts payments to families who care for the state's most challenged children.

Orphans onboard: Trains carried children to new homes in 1800s

Orphans onboard: Trains carried children to new homes in 1800s

The train car sits in the middle of the little park in tiny Delmar, Iowa, as a reminder of the orphans who rode on it.

Sunday, March 28, 2010

LK Report For March 28th 2010

CPS opponents jumping to conclusions about the murder suicide of Nancy Schaefer and her husband

CPS opponents jumping to conclusions about the murder suicide of Nancy Schaefer and her husband

The Gainesville Times has been covering the death of former Georgia State Senator and advocate for family rights and the reform of Child Protective Services, Nancy Schaefer.

Child Abuse Prank Caller Apprehended By Authorities

Child Abuse Prank Caller Apprehended By Authorities

Chattanooga Police along with Bradley County Sheriffs Office have arrested a man charged him with 9 felony counts of filing a false report. For the last several years the Chattanooga Police Department has received information from various police departments across the country relating to an anonymous caller.

Authorities damned in abuse case

Authorities damned in abuse case

For more than a decade three children - all from the same family -suffered systematic abuse while the authorities in Jersey looked on and did nothing.

Child Abuse Victims File Lawsuit Against State



A lawyer for two boys filed suit against the state, saying the state could have prevented years of abuse they suffered by their legal guardians. It's a case prosecutors referred to as a "HOUSE OF TORTURE." 3/25/2010.

Priest calls for Pope's resignation

The Pope is under fire for allegedly keeping quiet about clerical sex abuse. A top Vatican Cardinal is now calling for a "housecleaning" and asking the church to be more alert on the issue. Now, one local priest is asking the Pope to step down.

Mom Angry at Daycare after Son Escapes

The parents of an 18-month-old boy who walked away from his daycare are calling for the center to be closed down. The boy escaped from the Tutor Time Child Care earlier this week.

Off topic but worthy of posting

Dog chewed off cop car bumper

Cuyahoga Juvenile Court Judge Alison Floyd orders sex assault victims to take polygraph tests

Cuyahoga Juvenile Court Judge Alison Floyd orders sex assault victims to take polygraph tests

A Juvenile Court judge has ordered three teenage girls who were victims of sexual assault to submit to polygraph tests, baffling prosecutors and upsetting the victims.

Judge's public reprimand kept a secret

Judge's public reprimand kept a secret

The committee that disciplines judges issued a "public reprimand" against a District Court special justice last year for calling another judge about a pending case -- but took steps to keep the public from finding out about it.

Lawmakers Want Audit Of Child Welfare Services

Lawmakers Want Audit Of Child Welfare Services

Lawmakers who sit on the Human Services Committee heard powerful testimony Monday from a woman who said she was starved by her own mother.

Mother kills 5 children, innocent father to pay costs

Mother kills 5 children, innocent father to pay costs

THE father of five children murdered by their mother has been stuck with the bill for her trial and conviction.

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Nancy Schaefer Found Dead: Suicide Conspiracy Murder?

Nancy Schaefer Found Dead: Suicide Conspiracy Murder?

Former State Senator Nancy Schaefer and her husband were found shot dead in their Georgia home. Police reported that the couple was both found at what looks like a murder-suicide.

Note: I'm sure that there is a lot more to this story then what we have read in the papers or seen on the news. There are also a few conspiracy theories popping up, as this article points out.

I want to make clear that I will relay whatever information I come across but in all honesty, I don't know nor will I claim to know what really happened. You know, don't shoot me, I'm only the messenger. I will keep you informed as best I can.

The fact is, we may never know what really happened. All I know is that Nancy Schaefer is loved and will be missed.

Nancy Schaefer and her husband have been found dead - Shoot to death

Dad Ordered Not to Expose Daughter to His Faith

Dad Ordered Not to Expose Daughter to His Faith

A father in Chicago may find himself in jail, if he exposes his young daughter to his Catholic faith. Joseph Reyes is estranged from his ex-wife and is in a bitter divorce battle with her. The couple had agreed to raise their daughter in the mother’s Jewish faith, but the family law court, at the request of the mother, ordered Reyes not to bring his three-year-old daughter to Easter services at his church. She told Fox News that she was not anti-Christian, but simply wanted the court’s orders to be obeyed.

Wednesday's Child FBI visit



Wednesday's Child FBI visit

Autopsies being performed on Schaefer and husband

Autopsies being performed on Schaefer and husband

State Sen. Don Thomas of Dalton said this morning he believed that Bruce Schafer had been ill Couple’s daughter, who lives in the same gated community as the Schaefers, had no knowledge of any serious illness affecting her father

Foster care cutbacks known for weeks: official

Foster care cutbacks known for weeks: official

A foster care agency in the Edmonton region says plans to cut back payments for foster parents — which the province abruptly cancelled Monday — were known about a month ago.

Oklahoma DHS Reports New Caseload Allegations Are False

Oklahoma DHS Reports New Caseload Allegations Are False

Oklahoma's child welfare system comes out swinging -- The Department of Human Services reports allegations it doesn't know how many children workers are supervising is wrong.

This is a sad day for family rights.

Deaths of Former Ga. Lawmaker, Husband Probed as Murder-Suicide

Former state Sen. Nancy Schaefer and her husband were found dead in their home in north Georgia and it is being investigating it as a possible murder-suicide, authorities said Friday.

Note: That's fucked up. I'm sorry. This is a major loss to us.

The Corrupt Business Of Child Protective Services



We will always love you Nancy. You will be missed.

Nancy Schaefer and Husband Dead Killed Husband CPS Corruption

Nancy Schaefer and Husband Dead Killed Husband CPS Corruption

Friday, March 26, 2010

Senate passes foster parents' bill of rights legislation

Senate passes foster parents' bill of rights legislation

Note: Just what we need eh?

The Senate has approved legislation that would require the state Department of Children, Youth and Families to provide basic protections and rights for foster parents.

Mom, 2 others charged in Roseville baby's abduction

Mom, 2 others charged in Roseville baby's abduction

A woman, her boyfriend and a friend were arraigned today in Roseville District Court on claims they abducted the woman's 10-month-old daughter.

God Took One of My Babies, CPS STOLE the Other (Part 2 of 2)

This is part 2 of a video I posted earlier by CPSSucks



Jill Smith and her husband were falsely accused of murdering their baby, then endured the hell we know as CPS. In Part 1, Jill gives us an inside look into this beautiful, loving American family. In Part 2, Jill recounts the false accusation of murder, her imprisonment, and her struggle to reunite her family.

Court documents detail alleged child abuse by Allen officers

Court documents detail alleged child abuse by Allen officers

Court documents show a doctor who examined the 11-year-old son of an Allen police officer says the child was clearly the victim of physical abuse.

Child protective services system in state is broken

Child protective services system in state is broken

The state's child protective services system is broken. That's not a new revelation - a state report in 2008 and a federal report last year exposed serious problems. It's clearly well beyond time to fix the problems.

West Virginia Struggling to Find Child Protection Workers

West Virginia Struggling to Find Child Protection Workers

West Virginia has a chronic shortage of child protective service workers, according to this article on the WBOY Channel 12 Web site. There are more than 40 vacancies around the state.

There are several reasons for this shortage. One is low pay — the entry salary for a trainee is $27,000 a year. There is also high turnover because caseloads are heavy, the article said.

Note: Babystealers wanted! Must be willing to sell your soul to the Child Protective Industry!

Father convicted of 1st-degree murder in death of Rebecca Riley

Father convicted of 1st-degree murder in death of Rebecca Riley

A South Shore father of three was convicted today of first-degree murder for killing his 4-year-old, youngest child with an overdose of a psychotropic drug that he and his wife had nicknamed "happy medicine."

Department Of Homeless Services OT but worth posting: Paid Out Millions Of Dollars On Handshake Deals

Department Of Homeless Services Paid Out Millions Of Dollars On Handshake Deals

The Department of Homeless Services (DHS) paid out millions of dollars ($152.7 million in FY08) to non-contracted service providers based on an “honor system” of unwritten agreements, invented rates and duplicate clients lists, according to an audit initiated under former Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr. and just completed by Comptroller John C. Liu.



PUBLIC CORRUPTION - Why It’s Our #1 Criminal Priority

Public corruption is a breach of trust by federal, state, or local officials—often with the help of private sector accomplices. It’s also the FBI’s top criminal investigative priority. To explain why the Bureau takes public corruption so seriously and how we investigate, we talked with Special Agent Patrick Bohrer, assistant section chief of our Public Corruption/Civil Rights program at FBI Headquarters.

Attorney: Army Has No Legal Duty To Report Child Abuse

Attorney: Army Has No Legal Duty To Report Child Abuse

An attorney for the U.S. Army argued in court on Thursday that Army officials have no legal duty to report child abuse to civilian authorities.

The attorney said the mother of a 5-year-old girl who was beaten to death at Schofield Barracks is not entitled to damages.

WHERE HAVE ALL THE CHILDREN GONE?



The Secret Family Courts are stealing children from all over the UK for the forced adoption industry

Yemeni women rally in favour of child marriage ban



Hundreds of women rallied outside Yemen's parliament on Tuesday in support of a law setting a minimum age for marriage in the country, two days after a larger protest opposing the law.

Jersey agencies 'failed to protect children from abuse'

Jersey agencies 'failed to protect children from abuse'

Jersey authorities failed to protect three children from physical, sexual and emotional abuse over a 12-year period, a review has found.

God Took One of My Babies, but CPS STOLE the other



Jill Smith and her husband were falsely accused of murdering their baby, then endured the hell we know as CPS. In Part 1, Jill gives us an inside look into this beautiful, loving American family. In Part 2, Jill recounts the false accusation of murder, her imprisonment, and her struggle to reunite her family.

Officer pleaded guilty to sex abuse of a woman

Yes this is off topic, but it does demonstrate how they take care of their own.

The State of New Jersey Should Get Their Priorities Straight and Start Protecting It’s Children

The State of New Jersey Should Get Their Priorities Straight and Start Protecting It’s Children

It ‘s pretty bad when a teen who has been begging for help from school officials, police, DYFS, the NJ Family Court, and mental health care professionals gets man-handled, shouted-down, ignored and medicated with agents contra-indicated for use in minors (Cymbalta and Abilify) for over three years gets continuously returned to her abusive home by a NJ Family Court judge quoted in transcripts as saying, “This may be a textbook case of sexual abuse… but I don’t want to get involved.” The then 13 ½ year old girl alleged that she and her sisters were being physically, emotionally, and verbally abused by their father for years. No one did anything to intervene regardless of how hard she fought to be heard. Investigations by DYFS and school officials seemed more like interrogations. Her words were twisted or flat out ignored as she was told to, “Sit down and shut up, that she was not worth the effort to fill out the paperwork that would save her from her abusive home and put her into foster care (as she begged the family court to do in an act of desperation in 2007), that she should stop making up all of these lies as a judge would never keep her with a parent that was unfit, that her father truly loved her but she just didn’t like the rules of the house, that she should just be quiet and be a good girl for her daddy.”

Harry Jaffe: Secrecy in child welfare cases creates monsters

Harry Jaffe: Secrecy in child welfare cases creates monsters

Remember the Renee Bowman case? It has to be one of the most despicable, heinous crimes ever in a region that's suffered some horrible ones. It's so heart-rending maybe you couldn't deal with it.

Rep. Nikkel tapped to serve on child welfare panel

Rep. Nikkel tapped to serve on child welfare panel

State Rep. B.J. Nikkel will serve on a new state committee to look into problems within the Colorado child welfare system and possible solutions.

Teen mother and her 9-month-old still missing

Teen mother and her 9-month-old still missing

Authorities are still searching for a teenage mother who left her foster care home on Saturday with her 9-month-old baby. The mother took no supplies for the baby, nor did she take medication for herself, said Cathy Petersen, spokewoman for Montgomery County.

Abuse, foster care and aging out: Bethany & Brittany Brodowsky search for hope in chaos

Abuse, foster care and aging out: Bethany & Brittany Brodowsky search for hope in chaos

Bethany Brodowsky still catches herself glancing into drinking glasses to check for cockroaches before taking a sip. Her younger sister, Brittany, agonizes over whether she could have done more to stop Bethany from being raped.

Why are Renee Bowman's adoptions still cloaked in secrecy?

Why are Renee Bowman's adoptions still cloaked in secrecy?

AS HE SENTENCED Renee Bowman to life in prison for murdering two daughters she adopted, a Montgomery County Circuit judge wondered how this woman was ever judged to be a fit parent. It's a good question, but one that may never be answered fully because secrecy shrouds the government's handling of child adoption and welfare cases. Until there is more transparency, mistakes can be easily hidden and lessons will go unlearned.

MSO child protection employee suspended

MSO child protection employee suspended

An employee in the sheriff’s office’s Child Protective Investigations division was suspended for six weeks and her supervisor recently resigned after an infant girl with broken bones sustained more injuries when she was left in an abusive home, according to an internal affairs report released Thursday.

AMHERST HIGH. CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES PART 2



Foster care agencies aware of cap on payments in advance

Foster care agencies aware of cap on payments in advance

Foster care agencies in Edmonton have been aware of a cap on foster care payments for well over a month. CTV News has learned agencies were already reviewing cases to see which foster families would have payments reduced.

Sex abuse scandal in US, Italy taints papacy

Sex abuse scandal in US, Italy taints papacy

Revelations that the Vatican halted the investigation of a Wisconsin priest accused of molesting some 200 deaf boys have eerie echoes in Italy, where 67 deaf men and women accused two dozen priests of raping and molesting children for years.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Judge Rules That Father Cannot Bring His Daughter to Church on Easter

Judge Rules That Father Cannot Bring His Daughter to Church on Easter

Joseph Reyes, the Catholic father in the middle of a contentious custody dispute over religion, was told Wednesday by a Chicago family court judge that he cannot bring his 3-year-old daughter Ela to church on Easter.

Baby LK gets some visitors.





Get your own photo with these idiots. http://www.mytengrandphoto.com/photo/

Boy In Sacramento Abuse Case Dies

Boy In Sacramento Abuse Case Dies

A 3-year-old boy who authorities suspect was the victim of child abuse has died at a Sacramento hospital, an official confirmed Thursday.

Father, Stepmother Arrested In Child Abuse Case

Father, Stepmother Arrested In Child Abuse Case

A father and stepmother were arrested early Wednesday on suspicion of child abuse after a 3-year-old boy suffered suspicious injuries that left him clinging to life, Sacramento authorities said.

Man sentenced for sex abuse of foster child

Man sentenced for sex abuse of foster child

A Soldotna man was given a 34-month prison sentence Wednesday in superior court for sexually abusing a girl he had taken in as a foster child.

Anybody Want A Kid?



Thousands of kids in our community are hoping to find something many of us take for granted – a family. Atasha Kelley-Harris from the Depelchin’s Children Center joins us to share the lives of a group of siblings looking for a home.

McDermott Introduces Online Gambling Bill To Aid Foster Care

McDermott Introduces Online Gambling Bill To Aid Foster Care

Representative Jim McDermott has updated legislation he proposed early in 2009 that would tax the online gambling industry in the US. The revenue from these taxes would then go towards foster care in the country.

Child Snatching by the State Conference

Child Snatching by the State Conference

Saturday 10 April 2010 Start: 11 a.m. Finish: 5 p.m.

Venue: Stafford Rangers Social Club, Marston Road, Stafford, ST16 3BX

In recent years, there has been a steady increase in media reports concerning Mothers and Fathers, Grandparents and Families reporting the taking of children from their parents and homes by Social Services. Most significantly, many children are taken using false evidence, psychiatric reports and false accusations by Social Services, in collusion with Local Authorities, Police, Judiciary and other agencies. The ‘snatching’ of the child or children is further facilitated by the secretive system of the Courts, where the parents are gagged from telling the truth about what is happening to them and their child. Perjury in Court to assist the ‘snatch’ is commonplace.

In many cases, evidence collected at the time, or emerging later, shows that the children snatched by the state are often subject to neglect or abuse within the care protection system. Some children are also drugged. Parents of either sex, who try and fight to keep their children, are frequently subjected to psychological pressure and intimidation to undermine their efforts, drive a wedge between them and their partner, and in a number of cases silence them by incarceration in psychiatric institutions and / or ‘forced’ prescription of psychotropic drugs.

Over the last three years, the UKColumn community newspaper has received many reports on child-snatching and child abuse, together with irrefutable supporting evidence of wrongdoing by people and authorities who should be protecting children and families. Some of these cases can only be described as horrific, and of major concern to every moral person in UK. The latest has been that of the paedophile rape of Down’s Syndrome girl Hollie Greig. This informal conference has been arranged by the UKColumn as part of the growing Lawful Rebellion movement – people across UK taking peaceful action to say “enough is enough.” In this case we are working to bring victims of ‘Child Snatching by the State’ together to learn more about the nature and sheer scale of the problem – government sponsored ‘Child Snatching’. We will also be setting out ways in which families, organisations and individuals can work together to stop this vile crime, and to bring those involved to justice, no matter what their personal and professional status, affiliations and wealth. Contributions from members of the public and especially those who have suffered the loss of their children are encouraged, within the time available to us.

Speakers: Welcome and Introduction: Brian Gerrish

Canadian Indian Holocaust: Kevin Annett

Forced Adoption: Ian Joseph (to be confirmed)

Kendall House Abuse: Teresa Cooper

Gulag of the Family Courts: Jack Frost

A Parent’s Tale: Jane Webb

Afternoon Session: Open Mike and Q&A Mums & Dads

Way Ahead: All (Faciliator Brian Gerrish)

Costs: The cost of the venue is £300 which we ask is covered by a small entry charge / donation. We realise many people are on very limited budgets and ask that people give what they can.

NB: Precise timings and order of speakers to be announced nearer the 10th April.

How the State Undermines Parental Authority

How the State Undermines Parental Authority

But that's not what I wanted to write about. What I wanted to write about is how the state undermines parental authority in many not-so-subtle ways.

Social worker injured in West Monroe dog attack

Social worker injured in West Monroe dog attack

A social worker was seriously injured on a routine checkup at a foster child's home after the child's parent allegedly unchained a vicious dog and allowed the dog to attack.
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Social Services reviewing dog attack
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Parent arrested after dog attacks foster care worker

Motion Filed in DHS Class Action Suit



Child advocacy group demanding caseload records from DHS

Hearing postponed for York County parents accused of killing their son

Hearing postponed for York County parents accused of killing their son

The preliminary hearing for a Carroll Twp., York County, couple accused of beating their adopted son to death has been postponed.

Mother in jail reacts to child dying in foster care

Mother in jail reacts to child dying in foster care

Lakisha Toles spoke from Lerdo jail on Wednesday afternoon about the anguish she felt hearing her 5-month-old son Micheal Patterson Jr. was dead.

Blogging World Exposes Social Workers

Molina: Social workers failing to visit children at risk

Molina: Social workers failing to visit children at risk

Social workers are failing to visit children in abusive situations and ignoring the need to document their work, sometimes resulting in child deaths, Los Angeles County supervisors said Tuesday.

Baby P whistleblower pledges to shake up Haringey Council

Baby P whistleblower pledges to shake up Haringey Council

The woman who tried to blow the whistle on poor practice at Haringey Council has joined forces with the Liberal Democrats in an attempt to improve the borough's troubled children's services.

Foster mother had 5 abuse complaints

Foster mother had 5 abuse complaints

Inquiries are focusing on her role in the death of a 2-year-old girl and how she got licensed in the first place. One of the abuse reports about her was substantiated.

Report decries Oklahoma DHS caseloads

Report decries Oklahoma DHS caseloads

It took the Oklahoma Department of Human Services two years to refer one foster child for a psychological or psychiatric evaluation even though the girl had a history of sexual abuse and had been cutting herself to "release the pain.”

New Accusations Filed Just As Oklahoma DHS Reports Progress

New Accusations Filed Just As Oklahoma DHS Reports Progress

Oklahoma's Department of Human Services is praised by one group and slammed by another in the continuing story of the state's embattled child welfare system.

Jailed mother's kin suing to take on judge

Jailed mother's kin suing to take on judge

The sister of a Milwaukee woman jailed more than two years for refusing to reveal the whereabouts of her son in a custody dispute is so upset with case that she wants to run against the judge.

Note: As off the wall as this is, this woman got up off her ass and did something. She should be commended.

How to Stop false allegations in their tracks

Note: Actually this is ridiculousness, but somebody thought it up, so I'll show it to you.

How to Stop false allegations in their tracks

We know that there are times when false allegations are made.

Let us show you how you can without doubt fight false allegations of your where-about' s.

Former priest cleared of child pornography charges

Former priest cleared of child pornography charges

A former priest falsely accused of possessing child pornography said he's looking forward to rebuilding his life and hopes that the person who allegedly framed him with the crime is brought to justice.

Child left alone; foster mom facing charges

Child left alone; foster mom facing charges

A Jackson woman was arrested today for allegedly leaving her young foster son at home alone while she went out of town on a business trip.

Foster-care controversy claims official

Foster-care controversy claims official

A provincial bureaucrat took the fall Wednesday over confusing information given to parents who look after severely disabled foster children.

Social workers stifle debate

The Exile - Social workers stifle debate

Defensive lot the social work industry. A hackette scribbles a piece for the Guardian in which she vilifies the bloggers who attack the social work industry. No links are provided to any of the blogs and when the bloggers themselves arrive to defend their work the comments they leave are deleted. Needless to say, your friendly old Exile has enjoyed himself playing cat and mouse with the censors under several monickers, the most notable being one nicked from a commentator here: Nick Urzdown. The silly sods haven't yet twigged that corny joke but never mind.

What a great place to hold a family rights protest!

"Hint hint!"

PINWHEELS FOR PREVENTION SET FOR APRIL 6

The Pinwheels for Prevention Ceremony conducted each April in conjunction with Child Abuse Prevention Month will be noon April 6 at the Yoctangee Park entrance.

Note: During National Child Abuse Propaganda month which is set to kick off on April Fools Day, go figure, the other side is going to be engaging in all kinds of events, all over the country, all month long, aimed at raising awareness for their cause.

You see, they know the power of organization and symbolism and they get up off their asses, and educate the sheep by doing stupid little things like sticking pinwheels in the ground, holding hands and praising the all mighty Child Protective Industry like a bunch of Moonies on a field trip.

What are you going to do?

"85% of all child abuse reports are unfounded"

"85% of all child abuse reports are unfounded"

85% of all reports are unfounded- nothing happened.

Of the remaining 15%, at least half of those, nothing happened either.

The remaining 7 or 8 percent are likely "neglect" due to POVERTY. It is the SYSTEM that is out of control.

Anybody can be the bad guy.

John Walsh’s child safety tips

You are all bad people

John Walsh’s child safety tips

Family Friend: Jesse James' Dad Struggled With Infidelity

Family Friend: Jesse James' Dad Struggled With Infidelity

When it comes to Jesse James' alleged adultery, maybe the apple doesn't fall far from the tree.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Gay Adoption About 'Children Having Parents'

It's a diversionary tactic.



The issue is not about gay adoption, but about children having parents, says the president of the Human Rights Council.

L.A. County to develop foster care investigative unit

L.A. County to develop foster care investigative unit

The Board of Supervisors acts in the wake of the killing of a 2-year-old girl. The unit would have the power to end contracts with troubled foster family agencies.

Pope accepts resignation of Irish bishop John Magee

Pope accepts resignation of Irish bishop John Magee

The Pope has accepted the resignation of an Irish bishop found to have mishandled allegations of clerical sex abuse in his County Cork diocese.

Baby starved while under health services care

Baby starved while under health services care

A baby boy was found dead after having starved for several days despite being under the care of at least nine doctors, social workers and health visitors, it was disclosed today.

Note: See? Dumbass British Babystealers.

S.C. justices rule against judge

S.C. justices rule against judge

The S.C. Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of the state's judicial screening panel and its decision to find 9th Circuit Family Court Judge F.P. "Charlie" Segars-Andrews unqualified to continue to serve.

Family Court Children Given A Blanket Of Security

Family Court Children Given A Blanket Of Security

The thought of having to appear in a court of law as a victim or witness of a crime is a deeply stressful situation for any adult. Just think how much worse it is if you are a child.

That's why Chautauqua County Quilts for Kids, a group of local volunteers who make quilts to help comfort children involved in court cases, work so diligently to make a difference; stitch by stitch. The nimble-fingered group donates quilts to the New York State Unified Court System's Child Care Center in Mayville and is operated locally by Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc., a local community action agency. They also donate to Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), a child advocacy group who works with abused and neglected area children.

Note: Awwww.

State Child-Abuser List Ruled Unconstitutional

State Child-Abuser List Ruled Unconstitutional

The state Appeals Court recently ruled that a state-maintained list of child abusers is unconstitutional on the same grounds raised by a Carthage attorney in a local case.

The N.C. Court of Appeals, in a unanimous decision earlier this month, ruled that the system the state used to place names on the Responsible Individuals List (RIL) violates the person's right to due process because it is done in secret without a hearing. Being on that list could prevent someone from adopting a child or getting certain jobs.

Baby dies in foster system

Baby dies in foster system

Michael Patterson Jr. would have been 6 months old on Friday, but he did not quite make it.

Could Jesse James' Alleged Affair Send Child Back to Porn Star Ex-Wife?

Could Jesse James' Alleged Affair Send Child Back to Porn Star Ex-Wife?

Could Jesse James' alleged affair with Michelle "Bombshell" McGee be a boon for his porn star ex-wife, Janine Lindemulder, who's fighting James for custody of their daughter?
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Jesse James 'unlikely to win custody'

Physician Prescription Patterns for Psychiatric Drugs

Physician Prescription Patterns for Psychiatric Drugs

A new study reviews the behavior of physicians when making the decision to prescribe psychiatric drugs.

Family of 2-year-old reported abuse before death

Family of 2-year-old reported abuse before death

The father and cousin of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally beaten last week said they told police and Los Angeles County child welfare authorities that they worried the child was being abused.

Cancelling the CAS Family Preservation Program will hurt Sault families

Cancelling the CAS Family Preservation Program will hurt Sault families

FROM JOHN CORBOY, Albert Street East:As a former placement student in the Family Preservation Program at the Children's Aid Society, I felt it was important to share my thoughts on the current cutbacks to the program I spent one year of my college placement in the program, working in community hubs, with families, and in parenting and children's groups.

A stupid question that was asked in Yahoo! Answers.

I'm sexually attracted to my foster father?

Ok so i've recently moved to new supported accommodation and there's a happily married couple, thing is everytime i see him i just wanna grab him and have sex with him. I know i can't coz i'm not the kinda girl to wreck relationships as i wouldnt like it done to me but i find myself daydreaming about him all the time, thinking up really sexual hot scenes between him and me and i melt everytime he looks at me. It's breathtaking. He's in his 40's but to me thats not a problem as i have always gone for older guys and i'am 19, so over the consenting age, but i really really want this man in my bed with me. Advice please, and if you're only going to leave spiteful comments then please don't bother at all

Note: Yes folks, this was posted in Yahoo Answers. I assume it will violate some rule and be deleted before too long. Kind of like what the Guardian.co.uk does to peoples comments.

Perhaps This Special Pre-Adoption Propaganda Month Link will help to explain why they do stuff like this.

The Guardian.co.uk Censors Oppositional Views and Supports Child Welfare Fraud in England

The Guardian.co.uk Censors Oppositional Views and Supports Child Welfare Fraud by deleting comments of people whose views are oppositional to the pro-child welfare fraud views of the authors of its articles.

In my last post I left the links to the article and to the comment which I left. My comment, as well as the comments of others have been deleted. These comments were not rude, but in opposition to the views stated in the article. I have a feeling that this article will be removed becasue it's causing too much heat in the kitchen.

Abuse of 'baby-snatcher' social workers finds an outlet online

If this happens, I have the whole article saved and will republish here, under fair use, for the purpose of scrutiny. And since my comment was deleted, may it be known that the Guardian.co.uk censors out truth in support of Big Brother.

It is official! We have made an impact!

This makes my day!

Abuse of 'baby-snatcher' social workers finds an outlet online

Social workers involved in sensitive child protection cases are being targeted as angry families vent their fury on blogs
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I have just come across an article which discusses the impact that the blogs are having on the Child Protective Industry in the United Kingdom.

And some said that people like me are wasting our breath! Ha!

And to all of you out there who blog for family rights, keep up the good work!
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I left the following comment on this article. Because my comments are so often unpublished, edited or deleted, I am forced to respond here.

I am probably one of the most outspoken and most well known of the bloggers of which you speak about in this article.

I run a blog called Legally Kidnapped, and I will continue to publicly and very loudly criticize all child welfare systems as long as it is deemed necessary. And as long as the social workers of England screw up regularly, as long as the judges of England rubber stamp their signatures on removal orders, and as long as the major news providers such as the BBC and the Daily Mail and the Guardian, etc continue to feed me useful information which proves the corruption, unethical acts, lies, incompetence and flat out sadistic nature of the British Child Welfare System, I will continue to use it in support of the family rights movement. And I have no problem in doing so.

Contrary to popular belief, I am not the bad guy here. This is not a war that I started. I fight for families. I fight for children who have been victimized and destroyed by the system which is supposed to protect them. I give a voice to the grandparents who have been cut off from their grandchildren when they've done nothing wrong. I give a voice to those who have been abused or destroyed in foster care. I have never published a name that has not already been published in a major publication. I just help to talk a little bit of that shine off of their halo's. I do so by linking to news articles. I link to other blogs. I link to video's. And I don't make any of it up. I provide links and commentary, that demonstrates the failures of the child welfare systems, failures which are often covered up in an effort at maintaining a positive public image. I urge the reader to go to the original source of the information to read so that they can judge for themselves. So don't blame me for issues that the child welfare industry of England or any other part of the world brought upon themselves.

Cry about it all you want. The only thing that this article proves is that I am doing my job. And to any other family rights blogger out there or to any other victim of child welfare fraud, keep up the good work.

We have made an impact! Keep hitting them where it hurts the most. Their public image. Just like they do to parents all over the world by exploiting and exaggerating the worst of the worst so that the people believe that all cases are as severe as that which is exploited and blown out of proportion on television.

And to the author of this article, the next time you want to write an article about blogs which are causing trouble, as you claim here, please provide the links to these blogs so that we may view them and judge for ourselves. Otherwise, people are forced to take you at your word.


And might I also suggest to my beloved readers, that you go and read what our beloved Beverly Tran has to say about this particular issue in a brilliant little piece which she wrote on it entitled, Truth Is Always Uncomfortable in Child Welfare

And as the Guardian continues the practice of censorship by deleting comments in opposition to its views, let it be known that we're onto your little public relations propaganda campaign.

My comment, which you can read right here has been deleted.

Bangor gunman was enraged over claim of rape by daughter placed in foster care

Bangor gunman was enraged over claim of rape by daughter placed in foster care

A Bangor man ordered Tuesday to stand trial for shooting at police during a 26-hour standoff at his home last month had been angry over the removal of his 10 children and claims by one that she was raped while in foster care.

Abuse of LGBTQ children

Abuse of LGBTQ children

ATRANSGENDER teen girl and Lambda Legal Defense have filed a lawsuit against the city's Youth Study Center and Department of Human Services. The girl alleges that despite being diagnosed with gender identity disorder she was housed with males and subjected to constant verbal and physical abuse.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Welfare shake up a 'nightmare' for children

Welfare shake up a 'nightmare' for children

Social Development Minister Paula Bennett said yesterday "the dream is over" for beneficiaries, but according to a prominent child welfare organisation, the nightmare is just beginning for thousands of children.

UK Border Agency attacked for treatment of child asylum seekers

UK Border Agency attacked for treatment of child asylum seekers

Child asylum seekers are being forced to undertake "oppressive and unlawful" interviews when they arrive in the UK before being offered basic welfare like rest and food, according to a damning report.

Child sex abuse by US Catholic clergy down sharply: study

Child sex abuse by US Catholic clergy down sharply: study

Pay-outs by the US Roman Catholic church for child abuse cases involving clergy members fell to a six-year low last year but remained in the nine-figure range, an annual US report tracking clergy sex abuse of minors said Tuesday.

L.A.'s deadly foster care tangle

L.A.'s deadly foster care tangle

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday took a crucial step toward protecting the children legally committed to our collective care by terminating its contract with a troubled foster care agency.

Father says he warned of abuse

Father says he warned of abuse

Relatives say police and L.A. County child welfare officials were told Deandre Green, 2, was being harmed before his death.

Mundy, Pa. Partnerships for Children seek to protect foster children from abuse, neglect

Mundy, Pa. Partnerships for Children seek to protect foster children from abuse, neglect

During a news conference at the state Capitol today, state Rep. Phyllis Mundy,
D-Luzerne, along with Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children and two alumni of Pennsylvania’s foster care system, urged passage of Mundy's Children in Foster Care Act, which would ensure the protection of Pennsylvania foster children.

Baby LK's Top Ten Favorite Lawsuits Against The Child Protective Industry of All Time

Here is a new little video I did called, "Baby LK's - Top Ten Favorite Lawsuits Against The Child Protective Industry of All Time"



And here is the complete bibliography of all the articles used in the making of this video.

Number 10
Number 9
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Number 7
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Number 5
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Child Protective Services

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Part 2


Part 3

''Secretive'' children's services reignites call for child's advocate

''Secretive'' children's services reignites call for child's advocate

Alberta NDP MLA Rachel Notley is renewing calls for the government to establish an independent child advocate for Alberta's foster kids, saying it would help make the embattled department of Children and Youth Services more transparent.

Kids Left Home Alone



THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IS INVESTIGATING A FAMILY AFTER TWO CHILDREN WERE FOUND ALL ALON

The baby boy left behind: DCFS took 6 kids from parents, but not child who died

The baby boy left behind: DCFS took 6 kids from parents, but not child who died

Blake Dawson, who lived only 89 days, never knew his sisters or brothers. They weren't given a chance to tickle their newborn sibling or playfully pull at his tiny toes.

Oversight panel to pursue how DHS "dropped" child fatality reviews

Oversight panel to pursue how DHS "dropped" child fatality reviews

A rare joint House-Senate oversight committee will look into how the Colorado Department of Human Services "dropped" 10 investigations into children who died in 2008 while under some level of state supervision, Senate President Brandon Shaffer, D-Longmont, announced Monday.

DHS Failed To File Most Child Death Final Reports In 2008



Reports weren't filed in 10 of 11 child death cases until last week, despite numerous Call7 investigations. Call7 Investigator John Ferrugia reports.

DOC worker to be fired after child neglect charge

DOC worker to be fired after child neglect charge

A Florida Department of Corrections employee arrested on a child neglect charge over the weekend will be fired from her job.

Politicians demand inquiry over Wrexham’s child protection service

Politicians demand inquiry over Wrexham’s child protection service

FRESH demands were made yesterday for an independent inquiry following allegations over the running of a child protection department.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Probation in death of foster child

Probation in death of foster child

A Jackson County Superior Court judge sentenced former foster mother Wendy Osborne to 12 months of probation Monday in the 2008 death of 9-month-old Jessica Scovil.

Note: Any real parent would have gotten life.

Foster care and homelessness: The reality of Lawell “Elf” Brooks

Foster care and homelessness: The reality of Lawell “Elf” Brooks

In the state of Florida last year, an average of 34,934 children per month were in DCF’s custody. According to the Urban Institute, nationwide over 800,000 children are in state custody on any given day. A state provides Out of Home Care for a minor when a parent or parents are deemed to be incapable of providing adequate social, emotional or physical care for their children. Unfortunately, the care children receive in state custody is not always enough.

Babysitter, 71, charged with sex assault on two foster girls

Babysitter, 71, charged with sex assault on two foster girls

A St. Albert man, 71, has been charged with sexually assaulting two foster children he was asked to babysit for a weekend.

Family of murdered toddler says system failed

Family of murdered toddler says system failed

The family of a murdered 2-year-old boy says authorities did not heed their warning reports, and the system failed them by not acting quickly enough to come to the boy's rescue.

Jesse James' Alleged Mistress Speaks Out

Jesse James' Alleged Mistress Speaks Out

Jesse James' alleged tattooed mistress Michelle McGee hasn't been in contact with the biker, 40, since news broke of their affair last week.

NT Govt accused of skimping on child welfare

NT Govt accused of skimping on child welfare

The Northern Territory Council of Social Service says the Territory Government is only spending a small portion of the Commonwealth money it gets for family and children services.

Emotion, severity from judge at Renee Bowman's sentencing

Emotion, severity from judge at Renee Bowman's sentencing

At a sentencing hearing today for Renee Bowman -- who was sent away for the rest of her life for killing two of her adopted children and stuffing their bodies into her freezer -- the judge showed more emotion than the convict.

Pope Blasts Irish Bishops, Orders Probe



Pope Benedict XVI has rebuked Irish bishops for "grave errors of judgement" in handling clerical sex abuse and ordered a Vatican investigation into the Irish church to wipe out the scourge.

Video Essay: a Young Mom's Struggle



A teen mom with no job discovers she's pregnant again. She doesn't want to give the baby up for adoption. So she finds a compromise that she hopes will help keep her family together. The first of three parts by Martha Irvine.

Local Pastor Leads Gay Adoption Protest



The Rev. Mark Boykin says the city of West Palm Beach is "trying to trump a hand nobody's holding" by supporting a repeal of the state's gay adoption ban.

Announcement coming this afternoon about plans for legislative probe into DHS

Announcement coming this afternoon about plans for legislative probe into DHS

An announcement is expected this afternoon detailing plans for Colorado legislators to examine the state's child protection system and Department of Human Services after the agency failed to complete reviews of the deaths of 10 children in 2008.

Former case worker accused of falsifying child-welfare records

Former case worker accused of falsifying child-welfare records

A former employee of a company that contracted with the state Department of Children and Families faces charges that he falsified records, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said today.

Md. woman gets life for killing, freezing 2 girls

Md. woman gets life for killing, freezing 2 girls

A Maryland woman convicted of killing two of her adopted daughters and storing their bodies in a home freezer offered no hint of what drove her to torture them, as she was sentenced Monday to two consecutive life terms, plus 75 years in prison.


Exclusive Video of Doctor and attorney[she is both ] ORLY TAITZ, the Moldavian born new American running for California's Secretrary of STATE. First Public announcement to a Non Party audience, where she talks about Obama-gate, and then DUNN - gate, her GOP rival who was apparently a democrat so recently... that he does NOT legally Qualify to run as a Republican for anything.

How to explain something to people like they're 2 years old.

http://www.mfia.state.mi.us/video/I-Billing_Provider_010710.htm

Sandra Bullock's hubby in renewed child custody battle with ex-wife

Sandra Bullock's hubby in renewed child custody battle with ex-wife


The porn star ex-wife of Sandra Bullock's hubby has reportedly decided to take him to court to get custody of their daughter.

Jesse James' ex-wife, Janine Lindermulder, will fight for custody after it was revealed last week that he had an affair with tattooed temptress and Hitler-loving hussy Michelle "Bombshell" McGee.

With yet another child dead, is it time for heads to roll at L.A. County children's services?

With yet another child dead, is it time for heads to roll at L.A. County children's services?

Note: Agreed!

There has been much public discussion over the South Los Angeles foster mother under investigation in the fatal beating of a 2-year-old girl, the latest child death to place more scrutiny on the L.A. County Department of Children and Family Services.

Child care agency still receives payments after being defunded by Michigan legislature

Child care agency still receives payments after being defunded by Michigan legislature

A group of Republican lawmakers pressed for answers last week about why the state Department of Human Services continues to pay an enigmatic agency overseeing day care that was ostensibly defunded by the Legislature in 2009.

Courthouse employee to be arraigned in false bomb threats at Detroit court building

Courthouse employee to be arraigned in false bomb threats at Detroit court building

A contract employee is scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon on charges he called in false bomb threats to the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice in January.

Lee Collins, 42, of Harrison Township was an employee of Matrix Human Services working with the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office to screen defendants for substance abuse treatment and mental health programs, prosecutors said in a statement this morning. Collins had a contract relationship with Wayne County Child and Family Services, according to the statement.

Thomson Reuters Study Offers New Insight on How Physicians Prescribe Psychiatric Drugs

Thomson Reuters Study Offers New Insight on How Physicians Prescribe Psychiatric Drugs

A study published today outlines the medical conditions that U.S. physicians reported treating with psychiatric drugs.

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