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Monday, January 31, 2011

Child Protective Services - Temecula Family Law Attorney

I usually refrain from posting videos like this. But I do agree with what he says about needing an aggressive advocate. Lawyers, however, are typically System Sucks. The longer they can drag it out, the more they make. It's not in their financial interest for these things to end quickly.

Editorial: Family focus can curb flood into foster care

Editorial: Family focus can curb flood into foster care

Children in their first year of life are three times — three times — as likely to be taken from their homes into the foster-care system in Shasta County as in California as a whole.

Saskatchewan's child advocate responds to inquest in to foster child's death

Saskatchewan's child advocate responds to inquest in to foster child's death

After hearing disturbing testimonials during a weekend inquest in to a foster child's death in 2009 - Saskatchewan's child advocate is calling the province's foster care system "broken."

Caseworker says she told the truth

Caseworker says she told the truth

Note: LOL

A caseworker for Schenectady County Child Protective Services who is facing criminal charges related to an alleged child-neglect case is disputing claims that she lied last year about making home visits and taking a severely undernourished infant to the doctor.

Ofsted braced for child protection criticism in report published today

Ofsted braced for child protection criticism in report published today

Ofsted's role in investigating suspicious deaths of young children is likely to come under critical scrutiny today in the aftermath of the Baby P tragedy.

A report commissioned by the Department of Education will propose ways of simplifying child protection inspection procedures following the death of Peter Connelly in Tottenham, north London, in 2007.

Logan Marr's death leads to major changes in Maine

Logan Marr's death leads to major changes in Maine

Monday marks the 10th anniversary of the death of Logan Marr, the 5-year old girl who died in the care of her foster mother, Sally Schofield. Schofield was convicted of manslaughter, but this tragedy also led to major changes in Maine's child welfare system.

State funding, economy creating risks for foster care, child welfare

State funding, economy creating risks for foster care, child welfare

Child welfare and foster care are among many state services receiving a double dose of pain due to the sluggish state economy. As tax revenues remain low, the state attempts to provide services with less funding, but the economic slump also increases the chances of trouble for children in Idaho.

Bill seeks to let 12-yr-olds have non-penetrative sex

Bill seeks to let 12-yr-olds have non-penetrative sex

Twelve-year-old children will be legally permitted to have non-penetrative sex with children their age, according to a draft Protection of Children From Sexual Offences Bill, 2010, that has been sent to states by the ministry of women and child development for their views.

Kids in foster care subject to abuse

Kids in foster care subject to abuse

An investigation in Sweden says children at state institutions suffer from sexual abuse and violence at significant rates.

State has a history of 'forgotten' child reports

State has a history of 'forgotten' child reports

A FORMER Family Court judge who has conducted multiple inquiries into Victoria's child protection system says the state has a history of conducting reviews that are later forgotten, as the new government fulfils an election promise to hold another inquiry.

Brooklyn state Sen. Eric Adams' YouTube video gives parents advice on how to spy on their kids

Brooklyn state Sen. Eric Adams' YouTube video gives parents advice on how to spy on their kids

A Brooklyn pol wants to teach parents how to spy on their kids, scour their backpacks for guns - and strip-search their dollies for drugs.

Sinead O'Connor's plea to child services to help her be a better mother

Sinead O'Connor's plea to child services to help her be a better mother

TROUBLED singer Sinead O'Connor is having so much difficulty coping with one of her children that if social services called to help, she said she would welcome them.

When adoptions go wrong

When adoptions go wrong

One leading charity estimates that a third of adoptions break down these days. Is it any wonder when so many adoptive parents take their new children home only to find they have a secret history of appalling abuse?

Foster kids still abused in Sweden: report

Foster kids still abused in Sweden: report

Children being cared for in foster homes and state institutions in Sweden continue to suffer from abuse, violence and sexual abuse, according to a forthcoming report.

Vic child protection system under review

Vic child protection system under review

An inquiry into Victoria's run-down child protection system has been welcomed by Child Safety Commissioner Bernie Geary.
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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Baby LK Report For January 30th 2011 - Special They All Want This One Baby Edition



Baby LK Report for January 30th 2011 - Special They All Want This One Baby Edition

For these stories and all the latest dirt on the child protective industry visit http://www.LegallyKidnapped.blogspot.com

This week, a kid who falsely accuses a cop of sexual abuse admits he made the whole thing up.

A baby is left on the doorstep and hundreds of people inquire about adopting her.

Two parents win 1 millon dollars in a lawsuit after a therapist put false memories of sexual and physical abuse into her head.

And much much more.

N/AThe Child Molester (1964) - (Highway Safety Foundation)

This is an educational safety video from the 1960's. Of course today they would tell you that a child is much more likely to be abused by someone that they know and trust. I show it for historical value only.

Warning: there are some very disturbing images at the end.

Produced by the Highway Safety Foundation in 1964, this shocking film deals with a subject quite taboo for its time. The short serves as a dramatized warning, ending with graphic case studies. Unlike the driver's education films produced by the same company, this film was apparently issued for only a short time before being withdrawn.

**CONTENT ADVISORY: Crime scene footage at end will upset some people**

DSS official gives details on out-of-state trip

DSS official gives details on out-of-state trip

An out-of-state trip planned by the Alamance County Department of Social Services has come under scrutiny.

Oprah's lost sister story sparks interest in tracking birth families, says adopted Vassar reunion expert

Oprah's lost sister story sparks interest in tracking birth families, says adopted Vassar reunion expert

It was a primal instinct that drove Mary Foess to spend hundreds of hours searching for people of whom she had no memory.

Drug addicts try to fool hair test

Drug addicts try to fool hair test

DRUG addicts fighting to keep access to their children are going to extreme lengths to avoid testing positive for drugs and booze, Welsh doping experts have revealed.

Guilty parents in Wales have taken to wearing wigs, swapping hair samples and bleaching and shaving their body hair – all to avoid a drug test thought to be the most accurate in the world.

Pennsylvania Adopts New Child Custody Laws

Pennsylvania Adopts New Child Custody Laws

In November, the Pennsylvania legislature passed updates the the state's child custody laws that, among other things, now requires a judge to list his reasoning for making a custody decision, something not required before. Before the law was passed, it wasn't mandated that judges do anything other than state who would get custody.

Opinion: Let's end the secrecy in juvenile court

Opinion: Let's end the secrecy in juvenile court

A foster child dies while in care. The media contact the children's services agency and ask what happened. The agency responds that it cannot reveal any of the facts because the law requires that the matter remain confidential. The media next contact the juvenile court judge who responds that there will have to be a hearing before the release (if any) of information relating to the death. The media is outraged. The public wonders about the secrecy surrounding the child's death and whether the agency and the court are trying to hide something.

Standardized Core Training for Child Welfare Social Workers

Note: This is a short PDF that appears to be a sort of a syllabus for babystealer training in California. Of course it leaves out various techniques often employed by child welfare workers such as fabricating and exaggerating evidence, coercion, manipulation, covering up fraud, etc. But it is a good introduction into how these brainwashed and self-righteous goodie goodies think.

http://humanservices.ucdavis.edu/Academy/pdf/102170.pdf

Past mistake leads to possible deportation

Past mistake leads to possible deportation

After an arrest in 1995 while in college, Farhan Ezad completed a sentence of probation, graduated with a double major, launched a career, got married and raised three children.

Thousands could sue Government over unlawful 'child protection' sackings

Thousands could sue Government over unlawful 'child protection' sackings

Nurses who were banned from working under a controversial vetting scheme are to launch a major test case against the Government in the European Court.

Children of illegal immigrants caught in middle of adoption fights

Children of illegal immigrants caught in middle of adoption fights

In a small community in southwest Missouri, one little boy is torn between two families, two worlds.

Note:
# 1. There should be no fight, the kid should go back to his mother.
# 2. The longer these adoptive child thieves drag it out, the harder it will be on the kid.
# 3. F*** the adoptive parents who have probably been trying to alienate this kid from his mother for years, there needs are of no concern here, this kid needs his real mother.

Child's death changed protective care

Child's death changed protective care

A young girl in need of a stable home. A forceful foster parent. A lack of oversight.
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Christy Baker holds a photo of her daughter, Logan Marr, 5, after a news conference in April 2001. Logan Marr died on Jan. 31, 2001.

It was a recipe for disaster.

A Tornado In January

A Tornado In January

We have had calm around here for the past week, a drug induced state of calm that is for Hanna. We have been running on a six hour schedule which has worked well in keeping her calm while her body takes the time it needs to heal. I as well as the two PCAs who have been caring for her have enjoyed spending time with her. When given two or three choices she has done well. she has been cooperating with showering, walking, and doing a little bit of homework at a time. We have not had the usual Hanna attitude and at times she has even asked for help which is really out of character for her.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

I would welcome a visit from the social services, says Sinéad. I’m finding it hard to cope as a mum

I would welcome a visit from the social services, says Sinéad. I’m finding it hard to cope as a mum

Troubled singer Sinéad O’Connor is having so much difficulty coping with one of her children that if social services called, she would welcome them in.

State child welfare agency under scrutiny

State child welfare agency under scrutiny

As a father finalized funeral arrangements for his 3-year-old son this week,New Mexico's governor is placing the state's child welfare agency under scrutiny in the investigation of the boy's death.

US adoptive mother says she is not guilty of cruel treatment of Russian boy

US adoptive mother says she is not guilty of cruel treatment of Russian boy

Jessica Bigley from Anchorage, Alaska, the adoptive mother of a Russian boy, says she is not guilty of cruel treatment of the child.

Sask. foster child’s death highlights gap

Sask. foster child’s death highlights gap

Recommendations from a coroner's jury examining the death of a three-year-boy in foster care point to a glaring gap in Saskatchewan's foster-care system.

Fourteen Arrested Over Trafficking in Newborns

Fourteen Arrested Over Trafficking in Newborns

And international crime ring trafficking in Bulgarian newborns was busted following a special police operation codenamed 'Babies'.

Boy, 1, reunited with East Naples parents whose infant died in their home

Boy, 1, reunited with East Naples parents whose infant died in their home

An East Naples couple whose nearly 1-year-old son was taken away by the state after their newborn died in November has now been reunited with the boy.

Foster child's sad death sparks calls for change

Foster child's sad death sparks calls for change

REGINA — The grandmother of a three-year-old boy who died in foster care in Saskatchewan is making a tearful plea that his death result in changes so other families are spared from such a tragedy.

Social worker faces teen rape charges

Social worker faces teen rape charges

A SOCIAL worker specialising in vulnerable children has appeared in court accused of raping a youth in his care during the 1990s.

Foster mother testifies at shaken baby trial

Foster mother testifies at shaken baby trial

Baby E was absolutely lovely, didn't cry a lot and didn't cry loudly, her former foster mother testified Monday in Victoria provincial court.

US adoptive mother says she is not guilty of cruel treatment of Russian boy

US adoptive mother says she is not guilty of cruel treatment of Russian boy

Jessica Bigley from Anchorage, Alaska, the adoptive mother of a Russian boy, says she is not guilty of cruel treatment of the child.

Not guilty verdict for Vancouver Island man accused of violently shaking baby

Not guilty verdict for Vancouver Island man accused of violently shaking baby

A man accused of violently shaking an 11-week old baby in frustration, causing permanent brain damage, was found not guilty in Victoria provincial court Friday.

Testimony alleges multiple molestations by Rio Linda pastor

Testimony alleges multiple molestations by Rio Linda pastor

A Baptist pastor whose Citrus Heights home brimmed with foster children and other needy kids, allegedly molested girls as young as 5 or 6 while they were in his care, according to testimony today in Sacramento Superior Court.

Officer accused of sexual abuse speaks on allegation

Officer accused of sexual abuse speaks on allegation

An Oklahoma City police sergeant accused of sex crimes involving a 16-year-old boy finally speaks out about the case.

108 years prison for San Mateo foster dad

108 years prison for San Mateo foster dad

The San Mateo foster father who told jurors he didn’t know sexually abusing and videotaping graphic sex acts with young boys — including the 9-year-old ward he was adopting — was wrong will spend the rest of his life in prison even though a court-appointed doctor said probation was possible.

Russians want child support from woman who returned adopted son

Russians want child support from woman who returned adopted son

An American woman who sent her adopted son back to Russia has been hit with a child support claim by an adoption agency, but her attorney asked a Tennessee juvenile court to throw the claim out.

State cuts to legal aid put families at deadly risk. And that's just the half of it.

State cuts to legal aid put families at deadly risk. And that's just the half of it.

With Texas facing a mammoth budget shortfall for the next two years, essential human services, already lean, will be cut even closer to the bone. And, as is all too often the case, the most vulnerable of our residents will suffer the worst effects.

Man arrested for allegedly sending threatening letters containing poison

Man arrested for allegedly sending threatening letters containing poison

A man was arrested Friday for allegedly sending threatening letters containing poison to the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services and the Edmund D. Edelman Children's Court over a period of about 18 months.

County worker faces charges

County worker faces charges

A fired Schenectady County caseworker faces charges she allegedly falsified paperwork and lied to police looking into allegations of the neglect of a malnourished infant boy in the city of Schenectady, authorities said.

Friday, January 28, 2011

SoCal Man Pleads Not Guilty To Sending Threats To Govt. Offices

SoCal Man Pleads Not Guilty To Sending Threats To Govt. Offices

A Claremont man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges that he sent threatening letters containing a powdery substance to Department of Children and Family Services offices throughout Southern California and to the Los Angeles County Children’s Courthouse.

Abolish orphanages – NGO urges government

Abolish orphanages – NGO urges government


Orphanaid Africa, a non-government organization (NGO) that sponsors families to care for orphans instead of taking them to orphanages, is calling on government to abolish orphanages in Ghana.

N.J. justices say DYFS erred in removing teen after slap

N.J. justices say DYFS erred in removing teen after slap

Slapping a teenager or taking money from her paycheck to pay family bills is hardly admirable, but doesn't constitute child neglect or abuse, the state Supreme Court ruled this week.

NJ court gives okay to parents slapping their children

NJ court gives okay to parents slapping their children

The state Division of Youth and Family Services has been accused of going to extremes at times in New Jersey. In a 7-0 decision, the New Jersey Supreme Court found DYFS lacked sufficient evidence to remove a teenager from her father and stepmother's home in 2008, and dropped the abuse and neglect judgment against her stepmother.

Tower says: “Let us work together”

Tower says: “Let us work together”

This is where paths are crossed, from the individual, to the largest groups, and everyone in between. If we lend support to each other's ideas, efforts, petitions, rallies, any and all efforts- we can make a difference in the lives of our children.

Investigation into former foster parent stalls sex assault case

Investigation into former foster parent stalls sex assault case

The investigation into sex allegations against a former foster parent of the year is ongoing, a Calgary court heard Friday.

Hospital director denies adopted son abuse claims

Hospital director denies adopted son abuse claims

A state mental hospital director on trial for child molestation flatly denied any wrongdoing Friday, following emotional testimony by his adopted son who characterized his father as a monster who abused him for more than a decade and destroyed his life.

Increased number of foster care placements 'troubling,' child welfare expert says

Increased number of foster care placements 'troubling,' child welfare expert says

The lead attorney in a class-action lawsuit that challenged Utah's child welfare practices rejects the suggestion in a recent state audit that the lawsuit has made caseworkers and court staff "risk averse," and therefore more likely to place abused and neglected children in foster care.

Asian Child Protection Amulets Linked to Lead Poisoning: CDC

Asian Child Protection Amulets Linked to Lead Poisoning: CDC

Federal health officials have growing concerns about a potential risk of lead poisoning from traditional protection amulets that are often given to the children of Asian immigrants.

US mother to face court over Russian child abuse

US mother to face court over Russian child abuse

Jessica Bigley of Anchorage, Alaska, is set to face child abuse charges on Friday following the mistreatment of her adopted son Daniil Bukharov, reports the BBC.
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“We don’t know all cases of Russian child abuse abroad” - Ombudsman

Russia's Children's Rights Ombudsman Pavel Astakhov has called for a halt to adoptions of this country's children by foreign families until bilateral agreements to regulate adoptions are signed.

10 years after Logan’s death, Maine foster care is US model

10 years after Logan’s death, Maine foster care is US model

Teresa Hardy helps her sister-in-law Sally Schofield, under black jacket, hide from the media as they enter the Lincoln County Courthouse in 2002 in Wiscasset. Schofield was on trial for manslaughter in connection with the death of 5-year-old foster child Logan Marr. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Maine's foster child program makes improvements

Maine's foster child program makes improvements

Five-year-old Logan Marr's death at the hands of her foster mother a decade ago was a tragedy that highlighted the vast shortcomings of Maine's child welfare system.

Former Alberta child protection worker found guilty of child porn, voyeurism

Former Alberta child protection worker found guilty of child porn, voyeurism

A former school counsellor in northern Alberta has been found guilty of possessing child pornography and voyeurism.

Advanced Systemsuckology: Zen and the Art of Public Misconception in the State of Maine


Part 1

The Wex has recently published three articles to his blog regarding child welfare reforms in the State of Maine. One was a letter written by Dean Crocker the Ombudsman for the state. Here, Mr. Crocker outlines a few of the significant benefits to the children and families of Maine that reforms to the system have brought about since 2003.

GUEST BLOG: Foster care in Maine: More on one state’s transformation

Apparently, however some system sucks in Maine disagree with the Wex's interpretation of the issue as can be seen in this letter.
MAINE COMPASS: Child victims of abuse need equal protection under Maine law

As a licensed professional working with children, I am concerned about the safety of children in this state.
Of course we're all concerned for the safety of children in any state, Maine being no exception. This is why so many of us fight to keep them out of foster care in the first place and safe in their own homes. Regardless, there are still going to be the occasional cases that fall through the cracks. No matter how hard they try, they will never save every child, they will never prove every case, and until we have at least some system in place such as they did in the movie Minority Report, they never will.

There will also always be people crying out for the system to do more to protect children, and who do not see the unrealistic goal of protecting every child as an impossibility, but rather them simply not doing enough to protect children.

The letter concluces with its author's claim to expertise, which of course would be much more credible IMO, without the last sentence which I see as a testament to her emotionally biased opinion on the subject matter:
Patricia Warner is a guardian ad litem advocating for children in Maine district courts and volunteers as a court appointed special advocate (CASA) in child welfare cases. She has a master of science in social work and master of science in criminal justice. She is also the grandmother of a young victim whose case was not prosecuted because of the age of the child.
Based on my understanding of human nature, emotion will cloud the judgement of even the most seasoned of professionals. There are no exceptions to this rule. When one becomes emotionally involved they tend to see what they want to see, hear what they want to hear and act according to their own beliefs on how things should be done.

Fortunately however, the opinions of System Suck CASA Puppets such as Patricia Warner here haven't dampened the significant progress that the State of Maine has made in reforming its child welfare system... As of yet anyway.

Sadly, I believe that's about to change.

Part 2

There is another view that is prevalent and gaining ground in Maine these days. This view, I believe, may significantly hamper progress that has been made in Child Welfare Reform. I'll get into that in a minute.

First you need to understand some of the basics that made such reforms in the state possible.

One of these basics is the services that are provided to the families which have been affectionately termed as Family Preservation Services, AND which in many, many cases have helped to keep the child safe in their own homes. Another is the needed change in the cultural belief and understanding that went from parents being monsters to people in need of help. The prior understanding was that maltreated children were better off in foster care. This belief has been proven false, as studies have shown that children tend to do better in their own homes, and that the foster care success story tends to be the exception and not the rule. (And again I refer you to Wexler, as I'm really not trying to re-invent the wheel here, or even argue against him.)

Now here lies the problem.

The word "Welfare" has been demonized in our society, thus bringing about the stereotypical view of the Welfare Mom with 5 different kids from 5 different fathers living like a queen off of TANF and the Tramp Stamps. Nowhere has such a view gained ground than it has ever so recently in the State of Maine, resulting in the election of none other than Governor Paul "kiss my butt" LePage, who was elected with the full support of the Tea Partie's Anti-Welfare agenda.
In one of his first acts as the recently-elected Governor of Maine, Paul LePage rescinded an executive order by former Governor John Baldacci that had turned Maine into a partial sanctuary state for illegal aliens. (The Portland Press Herald, Jan. 18, 2011) Specifically, the rescinded order prevented state employees – other than state law enforcement officers – from inquiring or disclosing information relating to an individual’s immigration status except for under limited circumstances. (See Executive Order 34 FY 04/05, Feb. 2005)

http://www.fairus.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=23830&security=1601&news_iv_ctrl=1721#2
Now LePage, after winning with 38% of the vote, has vowed "significant changes" to the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, especially regarding "Welfare."

Gov. Paul LePage has named a prominent former hospital lobbyist as his choice to lead Maine's largest state agency: the Department of Health and Human Services. Mary Mayhew, who until recently was advising LePage on health care issues, says she is eager to began the process of evaluating dozens of state programs that she says assist nearly one in three Mainers.
And thus, the battle over welfare has begun in Maine.
Study: Facts Don't Support Claims of Welfare Abuse in Maine

Advocates for one of the state's most critical welfare programs are rallying to encourage lawmakers not to make any cuts until they've had a chance to review a new study on who benefits from the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Program. The study's findings refute some perceptions of TANF's critics, who claim that the program encourages people to enroll for long periods of time. The Maine Women's Lobby maintains that, instead, the median length of time a Mainer benefits from the program is 18 months.
And...
Advocates: TANF debate must be based on facts, not fiction

Advocates for women and the poor said Wednesday, Jan. 26, that the debate over welfare programs such as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families must be based on facts, not on hearsay or anecdotes.
So Maine is going to be an interesting state to watch in the coming months.

I should also notify you that the State of Maine has quite the hefty debt in regards to MaineCare, the states Medicaid system, which LePage is hell bent on dealing with.
With supplemental budget, LePage seeks to pay hospital, MaineCare debt

Health and medical services for 300,000 Mainers would be preserved and the state would pay down a major portion of its debt to hospitals if the Legislature approves a budget revision unveiled Wednesday by Gov. Paul LePage.
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Through a state appropriation of nearly $70 million, Maine will be able to access enough federal matching money to reduce a nearly $400 million debt owed to hospitals for Medicaid services by $248 million.
Which, of course, was because of the states incompetence and budgetary mismanagement resulting in the loss of federal funding for the program, which as you can see has resulted in a loss of services to the poor.

Part 3

In Part 1 we see the reforms that the State of Maine has achieved in regards to Child Welfare, as well as the fact that not everybody agrees that Maine has achieved the ultimate goal of protecting children from abuse and neglect while keeping them in their homes. Then in Part 2, we see the challenges that Maine is currently facing in regards to welfare in general, which may very well ultimately have an adverse effect on the services provided to families that help to keep children in their homes.

It all looks complicated enough if we could leave it at that, but unfortunately we can't.

You see folks, the purpose of welfare was originally designed to ensure the health and well being of the poor, who would otherwise become even more of a burden on society. Welfare has helped to keep crime levels down, as people who can't afford food, for example, would otherwise starve or resort to theft or robbery in order to survive. Medicaid programs help to ensure the health of the poor by providing preventative care to people who can't afford it, and would otherwise become sicker quicker, and in many cases die without a way to pay the bills. Then doctors wouldn't get paid for the work they do, and would be forced to close their practices, or refuse services to those without insurance.

Then you gotta take into consideration that we are thrown into a world which simply doesn't give a hoot about the poor. In Maine, this is becoming ever more the case as everybody seems to be struggling to make ends meet. People are struggling to keep their homes out of foreclosure just as much as they are in any other part of the country, small business owners are struggling to keep their businesses out of the red. Not an easy task in what Forbes Magazine rated as the 50th Best State in USA for doing business. People on welfare who would otherwise have jobs are lucky to get a part time retail position in a large company who has eliminated full time positions in order to avoid paying for benefits. And all of these people who are barely keeping their heads above water are blaming the welfare recipients for their high taxes, when there simply aren't enough good paying jobs out there.

Yet the same people who are crying out against welfare are the same people who cry out against Child Protective Services for not doing enough to protect that one child, whenever a case of child abuse hits the headlines. All of them acting on emotion rather than factually based arguments on either side of the issue which they really have no understanding of either way.

So as you can see we have quite the mess brewing in Maine these days. It will be really sad to see Governor LePage ruin the reforms that has, according to Wexler, made Maine a national model in regards to keeping children safe in their homes, (although still plagued with problems) and it is a shame that the people of Maine don't even recognize the progress that has been made in the state and how much cheaper it is to help a family rather than to destroy one simply because they've been misled to believe in the myth that cutting off somebodies welfare benefits is the solution to their high tax burdens when in fact it will result in higher costs to society when they're dealing with sick and starving children, higher homeless rates, and increased crime.

There really are no simple solutions to this. First the economic problems would have to be dealt with so that the state has the infrastructure to keep people off of welfare in first place, by providing enough good paying jobs in order to lower the poverty rate, (considering that poverty is the #1 reason that children are removed from their parents). Then the people would have to overcome the misconceptions about child abuse, welfare, and simple economics so that the normals aren't crying out against that which they don't understand and are led to believe by public misconception.

And all I can do is offer my own two cents, and try to educate the public as to what the issues really are. That's my solution. I just hope it's good enough for some of my critics who accuse me of not offering any solutions.

Not that I really care what they think, because they're all wrong anyway.

Peace Love and Flowers

LK


Accused Oklahoma City officer maintains innocence, says police botched investigation

Accused Oklahoma City officer maintains innocence, says police botched investigation

Oklahoma City police Sgt. Maurice Martinez said Thursday he’s innocent of the sex crimes allegations against him and said investigators botched the investigation.

Chafee Blocks Closure of Children’s Shelters

Chafee Blocks Closure of Children’s Shelters

Governor Lincoln Chafee has postponed the planned closure of the state’s three children’s shelters—after trying unsuccessfully to stop it as Governor-elect.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Social worker investigated for publishing her work online

Social worker investigated for publishing her work online

AN INVESTIGATION is taking place into a Bournemouth children’s social worker who wrote about her work in an online journal.

Social services workers raised concerns about state of Pense foster home

Social services workers raised concerns about state of Pense foster home

After reviewing more than 100 RCMP photographs showing the cluttered, unsafe, and unsanitary conditions of a Pense foster home where a three-year-old boy died, a senior official in the Ministry of Social Services said she wouldn't have recommended placing a child there.

Drugs not approved for children still being used to treat them

Drugs not approved for children still being used to treat them

Off-label and unauthorised drugs are still being prescribed, according to a European survey on use of medicines for children.

Caring for Orphaned Children in their Own Communities a Must, Charities Say

Caring for Orphaned Children in their Own Communities a Must, Charities Say

Charities in England have voiced their concern about children living in care. Of the 64,000 children residing in state care in England and Wales, roughly a third are living outside their local areas.

A grumpy post about foster care.

A grumpy post about foster care.

So I am crazy sick, so this means I am crazy grumpy. I wanted you to know this because I am posting something which has kind of nagged at me FOREVER but never said anything cause I didn’t want to sound, well….grumpy. Heehee.

Note: A grumpy old foster mom spouts off about the newbies.

Newspapers sue to get Ky. child abuse records

Newspapers sue to get Ky. child abuse records

The state's two largest newspapers have filed a lawsuit against the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, alleging officials are refusing to release records of some child abuse deaths and injuries even after a judge ruled last year that such documents must be released under the state open records law.

Family: Released Video Clears Officer Sex Abuse Accusations



The family of an officer accused of having sexual contact with a 14-year-old boy says the boy lied and apologized on a video.

Note: Anybody want to send me the video? I'll show it.

Foster home where toddler died plagued by safety, sanitary problems, inquest told Read more: http://www.leaderpost.com/life/Foster+home+where+toddler

Foster home where toddler died plagued by safety, sanitary problems, inquest told

The foster home where a three-year-old boy died more than a year ago in Saskatchewan was cluttered and unsanitary, and had often seen children fall down stairs, a coroner's inquest heard Wednesday.

Reunited, Long-Lost Siblings Face Emotional Journey

Reunited, Long-Lost Siblings Face Emotional Journey

Many siblings are separated for years by foster care, adoption or divorce. For minors, staying in touch can be fraught with legal pitfalls. And though eventual reunions can be joyful, they can also pose emotional challenges.

EOCO probes sale of kids at orphanage

EOCO probes sale of kids at orphanage


The Economic and Organised Crimes Office (EOCO) has begun investigations into allegations of child trafficking at the Hohoe Christian Orphanage.

Orphan rescued, only to be raped in SA

Orphan rescued, only to be raped in SA

A Paarl prosecutor wept on Wednesday as she listened to testimony about a Bulgarian orphan who was rescued from horrific circumstances in her home country years ago, brought to South Africa by a local couple and later raped here by two boys.

E-mail and Facebook used as weapons in family law cases

E-mail and Facebook used as weapons in family law cases

On behalf of The Law Office of Cynthia L. Lazar posted in Family Law on Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Illinois families going through divorce or working on a custody arrangement will want to take note of two recent developments regarding electronic communication. First, a man is facing criminal charges in Michigan for hacking into his wife's e-mail account. Second, Facebook has become a popular source of ammunition in divorce and custody disputes.

Shout at your spouse and risk losing your home: It's just the same as domestic violence, warns woman judge

Shout at your spouse and risk losing your home: It's just the same as domestic violence, warns woman judge

Men and women who shout at their partners risk being thrown out of their homes under a sweeping ruling by judges yesterday.

Note: Hey England!!! Do you want our feminazi's too?

Mo. House OKs drug tests for welfare recipients

Mo. House OKs drug tests for welfare recipients

The Missouri House endorsed a bill Wednesday to conduct drug tests of welfare applicants if the state suspects that they are using illegal drugs.

Child Protective Services swamped with adoption calls

Child Protective Services swamped with adoption calls

The Child Protective Services office in Gary has received hundreds of calls from people wanting to adopt a newborn baby girl found abandoned on a police officer's front steps, spokeswoman Ann Houseworth said.

Note: Thousands upon thousands of children available for adoption in the US Foster Care System. And they all want this one.

Suckering Parent's Into Ratting Themselves Out

This is a question that was asked in Yahoo! Answers.

What is a risk case with child protective services?

This should show you that the child protective industry has developed trust amongst the people. Especially vindictive, or rather overly concerned mothers who want to alienate their children from their fathers.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TS1JqdE0ZDA

More parents in Nebraska convinced that there is something wrong with their kids for the profits of the shrinks and other psyche med pushers

Mental Health Care Shortages for Nebraska Children

Earlier this week, Voices of Children in Nebraska released the 2010 "Kids Count in Nebraska Report." The report found that more than one in ten Nebraska children have at least one emotional, behavioral, or developmental condition.

Dad sues agency after girl allegedly gang raped

Dad sues agency after girl allegedly gang raped


MONTREAL – A child-protection agency near Montreal faces a $408,000 lawsuit amid allegations that a 10-year-old girl was repeatedly raped by five boys aged 10-12 while under its care.

Former county worker keeping the faith

Former county worker keeping the faith

All it takes is a visit to Denise Ransom's nonprofit group From My Heart To Your Heart to know that her project to help parents of foster children get back their kids is about love, not money.

N.J. Supreme Court rules slapping teen, taking her wages is not child neglect or abuse

N.J. Supreme Court rules slapping teen, taking her wages is not child neglect or abuse

Slapping a teenager or taking money from her paycheck to pay family bills is hardly admirable, but doesn’t constitute child neglect or abuse, the state Supreme Court ruled today.

Note: Oh bumber. The system sucks aren't going to like this.

Decision postponed on whether a Muscogee (Creek) Nation foster mother should go on trial in foster child's death

Decision postponed on whether a Muscogee (Creek) Nation foster mother should go on trial in foster child's death

Defense attorneys are working to keep out of court a conversation between a pastor and a foster mother accused of killing a toddler in her care.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Wednesday's Child: Charity



Every girl deserves to be pampered and 15-year-old Charity felt extra special when she spent an afternoon at the Like the River hair salon in Inman Park.

Parents Organisation To Chair Forced Adoption Television Interview

26/01/2011 PRESS RELEASE


Parents Organisation To Chair Forced Adoption Television Interview

A Midlands based support organisation Parents Against Injustice is to host an event this coming weekend, to highlight the ever growing increase of forced adoption within the UK.

PAIN spokesperson Alison Stevens says that there has been a huge rise in Social Services Care Proceedings since the Baby Peter tragedy, resulting in some Parents having their children wrongly taken into care, mirror imaging the events of Cleveland in 1985, when over 200 children were removed from their Parents, based on the conflicting medical evidence given in the family court arena by Paediatrician Dr Marietta Higgs.

At the time she stated, that all children had been sexually abused by their parents or other persons. The evidence was later discredited by some professionals, but too late for some families, that had been torn apart by forced adoption.

Some 26 years after Cleveland and the substantial Public Inquiry chaired by Dame Butler-Slosh, there is very little change, with the policy of over zealous Social Workers taking babies into care within hours of birth, on emergency protection orders, with very little or no real evidence to support such drastic action.

The televised event organised by French journalist Florence Bellone will show the effect and the trauma of such events, based within the secret family courts and the programme will also screen interviews of family members who have lost children to a system that is based on lies and here say, with conflicting evidence given by the so called expert witnesses, who pander to the wishes of Local Authority’s, to gratify their adoption targets.

Children’s Panel Solicitor Brendan Fleming, based in Birmingham, will be interviewed about his experience of dealing with cases within a city that has been declared NOT FIT FOR PORPOSE, with regards to the children’s Services within the area, by a Social Services Department that has failed grossly to protect vulnerable children, resulting in child deaths.
Ms Bellone states that there is very little evidence of forced adoption, within France and Belgium and her findings will shock the general Public on the continent.
CHILD STEALING BY THE STATE, UK

ENDS

www.parentsagainstinjustice.org.uk

Foster child died of highly treatable chest infection

Foster child died of highly treatable chest infection

A three-year-old child in foster care died from a highly treatable chest infection, a coroner's inquest heard Tuesday.

Trial begins for man accused in adopted son's brutal beating

Trial begins for man accused in adopted son's brutal beating

El Paso County sheriff’s investigators thought at first they had seized a painted wooden rod from a man accused of using it to beat his adopted teenage son.

Hearing continued for foster parent charged with sexual abuse

Hearing continued for foster parent charged with sexual abuse

A foster parent accused of sexually abusing the 10-year-old boy in his custody over a four-month period in 2008 had his preliminary hearing continued Thursday.

Alleged Victim Recants Story Accusing OKC Police Officer Of Sex Acts

Alleged Victim Recants Story Accusing OKC Police Officer Of Sex Acts

New developments in the case of an Oklahoma City police officer accused of molesting his foster son.

CPS Juvenile Family Court Criminal Enterprise - Lawyers Judges Activists Speak



Corruption in the U.S. Juvenile and Family Courts. Full version (Pts 1,2)

Original info: This is a brief preview of an incomplete documentary about the abuses of America's Justice system, particularly in the family courts.

All credit goes to: Paul Ciccotelli, who originally uploaded parts 1 and 2 of Deconstructing
America. http://www.youtube.com/user/paulcicco...

Octomom vs. Kate Gosselin: Mega-Mommy Smackdown!

This is a photo slide show with no inherent value whatsoever. But it would certainly be a great addition to Celebrity Death Match.

http://www.nydailynews.com/gossip/galleries/octomom_vs_kate_gosselin_megamommy_smackdown/octomom_vs_kate_gosselin_megamommy_smackdown.html

Nadya Suleman and Kate Gosselin, the world’s most buzzed-about moms, have become national fixations seemingly overnight. And it seems they’re enjoying their new found fame, despite battling the harsh criticisms hurled at them from every direction.


350 complain of abuse while in foster care

350 complain of abuse while in foster care

Some 350 people placed in foster care or children's homes since 1945 have told a government commission they suffered abuse of some form.

Disputed adoption gets new hearing

Disputed adoption gets new hearing

JEFFERSON CITY • An international custody battle between a Guatemalan mother and a Missouri couple who adopted her son while she was detained after an immigration raid will go back to a lower court to be resolved.

Prosecutors Connect DHS Employee In Adoption Case



Prosecutors in the controversial adoption case involving Oklahoma County District Judge Tammy Bass-LeSure said Tuesday they believe a former employee from the Department of Human Services “worked the system” to be able to get the twins in her care.

Hello Again Tortured Families,

Hello Again Tortured Families,

Thought I would update you all with some good news and some info about Durham CAS/Children's Aid Society in Ontario, Canada.

If know the name, you know the corruption level that oozes out of that place.

I recently took some advice to request my Son's POC/Plan of Care files for the entire time he has been in care as well as my CAS file. I have also instructed my Son to ask for his file. He is coming to live with me Mar 4, this year, finally, though I'm not celebrating that until he's in the door....you know CAS.

I vocally requested this information from my son's worker, Jacquie Yeboah, then her supervisor, Carrie Shannon and then sent in a written email request to follow up in a week. I was granted both requests for my Son's POC file and my CAS file in writing.

I have just received the 8 years of POC files via purolator this morning and my CAS file is being "prepared"!

I am putting together a formal complaint about CAS, the workers that have been involved and the homes he's been in and this information is just so vital and legally ours to view! Everyone should request their files!

Push them to their legal limit! Turn their game around on them. Don't let them drown you in policies! They have to follow them too! For years they manipulated me and degraded me but since I started to push back legally, respectfully and CONSISTENTLY, I have made more progress than years of doing what CAS instructed.

Power to you! Thanks LK for having a place to put this!

Love and Light,
Wendy

Fresh Meat, The Ultimate Prize, or rather a testament to the mentality of society...

Merrillville police field calls from people eager to adopt abandoned baby girl

Merrillville police said they have been inundated with phone calls from people eager to adopt a newborn baby girl found abandoned in the frigid cold Friday night.

Note: Because I have been busy over the last couple of days, I am a little behind. So I am not going to take the time to analyze this article for you, but will rather use this as a test to see how well you all have been paying attention.

My question to you, all of my dearly beloved readers, is this...

What's wrong with this picture?

http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/lake/merrillville/article_44540159-20a6-5f33-9512-ec91a2dd0588.html

Adoption: 'We don't need white couples'

Adoption: 'We don't need white couples'

With those words, Judith Woods's dream of adopting a child came to an end. Now, as local authorities are criticised for their 'prejudiced' attitude, she relives the trauma of attempting to adopt a baby in Britain.

Fatality inquiry continues

Fatality inquiry continues

Emotions were running high this week as the inquiry into the death of a teenage girl who died shortly after leaving provincial foster care continued.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Playing XBox Kinect Could Lead to Accidental Child Abuse

Playing XBox Kinect Could Lead to Accidental Child Abuse

Note: "Accidental Child Abuse?"

Here you have all the ingredients for a disaster - a very physical video game, an intensely focused dad, and a little kid whose face just happens to be within accidental smacking range.

Adoption lawyer says people are shocked

Money money money money money.



Due to new changes to the refundable adoption tax credit, families who have adopted in recent years, especially those who’ve taken in foster children, may receive refunds totaling tens of thousands of dollars

Torture of Antioch foster twins, death, reaching courthouse climax

Torture of Antioch foster twins, death, reaching courthouse climax

Blame spreads around, it seems, for the brutal death of 15-year-old Jazzmin Davis, of Antioch, in 2008 and the torture authorities say she and her twin brother suffered for years at the hands of their aunt and foster mom, Shemeeka Davis.

Happy 11th Birthday Austin Knightly or whatever your name is now!

Happy 11th Birthday Austin Knightly or whatever your name is now!

Happy Birthday Austin!!!

And wouldn't you know it, and this is totally by coincidence, it's Legally Kidnapped's birthday too.

I started it January 25th, 2007.

L(¨`•.•´¨) Light ?
O`•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) Joy & ?
V¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Blessings ?
E`•.¸.•´

LK

Foster Kids Most at Risk of Online Predators

Foster Kids Most at Risk of Online Predators

Beth Canfield has watched dozens of foster kids grow up in her Bremerton home. When she heard about the possible teen runaway killed at the Walmart in Port Orchard, it brought back some painful memories. In 1994, a 13 year-old boy Beth was fostering ran away and never came back.

Dept. Of Human Services Wins In Foster Care Case

Dept. Of Human Services Wins In Foster Care Case

The State's Department of Human Services prevails in a federal appeal over its management of foster care.

DA: Social worker stole death benefits from foster child

DA: Social worker stole death benefits from foster child

A social worker from White Plains has been accused of stealing $16,260 worth of death benefits from a 16-year-old client who was under her supervision.

Behavioral, mental health problems play big role in other childhood issues

Behavioral, mental health problems play big role in other childhood issues

One in 10 Nebraska kids is not all right.

One in 10 suffers from some sort of behavioral health problem, according to the 2010 Kids Count in Nebraska report being issued Tuesday by Voices for Children.

Note: "Behavioral health problem?"

Self-control in kids predicts future success, study says

Self-control in kids predicts future success, study says

Will your toddler grow up to be a healthy, financially stable, drug-free human being? It all depends on self-control, a new study says.

Coroner's inquest examining death of foster child begins in Regina

Coroner's inquest examining death of foster child begins in Regina

A coroner's inquest opened on Monday to determine how a three-year-old boy died in December 2009 while in the care of his foster parents.

Teachers blamed for record number of children being prescribed 'chemical cosh'

Teachers blamed for record number of children being prescribed 'chemical cosh'

Teachers have been blamed for the record number of children prescribed ‘chemical cosh’ drugs such as Ritalin.

Note: They do this in the United States of America too. In fact teachers will threaten parents with a call to Child Protective Services for refusal to comply with the teachers recommendations of getting the child evaluated by a shrink for psyche meds.

Future criminals could be identified as toddlers

Yes folks, it's another one of those Big Brother Head Games where the shrinks claim to have all the answers to that which in reality they have absolutely no clue about. The psychological equivalent to the crystal ball.

Well I say, they're all full of shit!

Future criminals could be identified as toddlers

Tantrums and lack of self control in toddlers is a sign they may grow up to be drugs addicts and criminals, claims research.

Note: Yeah, well so isn't being born into a world where these things happen. Next they'll be using this as an excuse to snatch kids.

Searching for your birth parents



It was the big secret revealed Monday on Oprah. The talk show host. Recently found out she has a half- sister named Patricia who was given up for adoption.

Former Alberta child protection worker found guilty of child porn, voyeurism

Former Alberta child protection worker found guilty of child porn, voyeurism

A former school counsellor in northern Alberta has been found guilty of possessing child pornography and voyeurism.

Bristol Palin Traded Child Support for Tripp's Last Name?

Bristol Palin Traded Child Support for Tripp's Last Name?

Rumor has it that Bristol Palin, the most famous teen mom in the country and daughter of pundit and politician Sarah Palin, may have changed baby Tripp's last name from Johnston (his father Levi Johnston's last name) to Palin.

Officer's Facebook Post Offends Father Of 23

Officer's Facebook Post Offends Father Of 23

A child-support hearing officer has deleted his Facebook page after posting that a father of 23 children has "too much time on his hands."

Child Abuse Reporting Biased And Sensationalised

Child Abuse Reporting Biased And Sensationalised

Newspaper reporting of physical abuse of children in New Zealand is unbalanced, with disproportionate coverage given to incidents where Māori are the victims or perpetrators, according to research undertaken by Eastern Institute of Technology lecturer Raema Merchant.

Victims advocates hope ruling won't foster distrust of resurfacing memories

Victims advocates hope ruling won't foster distrust of resurfacing memories

A day after a Dane County jury awarded $1 million to a couple in a false memories lawsuit, trauma victim advocates say the verdict shouldn't be used to discount all instances of memories surfacing after a long delay.

Oklahoma Judge, Husband Continue To Get DHS Payments Despite Charges

Oklahoma Judge, Husband Continue To Get DHS Payments Despite Charges

An Oklahoma judge and her husband have turned themselves in to authorities after facing more than 30 felony counts of perjury and fraudulent claims.

Oklahoma County district judge pleads not guilty in fraud case

Oklahoma County district judge pleads not guilty in fraud case

An Oklahoma County judge who has sentenced hundreds of criminals saw the justice system from the other side Monday.

Fired ex-Astor Home worker sues, says agency violated reporting procedures

Fired ex-Astor Home worker sues, says agency violated reporting procedures

A former employee of Rhinebeck-based Astor Services for Children and Families has filed a federal lawsuit, claiming she was fired last month after she told her supervisors she believed the agency was violating state child welfare laws.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Santiago calls for stricter rules on foster care

Santiago calls for stricter rules on foster care

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago called on Monday for stricter rules in foster care to protect foster children from abuse or negligence.

Inquest being held into death of Sask. toddler in foster care

Inquest being held into death of Sask. toddler in foster care

A coroner’s inquest is being held into the December, 2009 death of a toddler while in foster care.

On December 17, 2009, the three-year-old boy was found dead in his crib. Due to a publication ban, the identity of the child and foster parents cannot be released.

Our rotten adoption system no longer serves children - just the prejudice of social workers

Our rotten adoption system no longer serves children - just the prejudice of social workers

Our adoption system is a mess. It is not a mess from a lack of money nor even from a lack of families eager to adopt. It is a mess for one ­reason only. Adoption rates have collapsed.

Our rotten adoption system no longer serves children - just the prejudice of social workers

Our rotten adoption system no longer serves children - just the prejudice of social workers

Our adoption system is a mess. It is not a mess from a lack of money nor even from a lack of families eager to adopt. It is a mess for one ­reason only. Adoption rates have collapsed.

Facebook Post Leads Dad Of 23 To File Complaint



A child-support hearing officer has deleted his Facebook page after posting that a father of 23 children has "too much time on his hands."

Note: I'm sorry for posting this, but it is necessary under the circumstances.

Oprah Finds Sister She Didn't Know She Had

Note: FYI, I'm no fan of Oprah.



Oprah Winfrey has discovered she has a half-sister _ a Milwaukee woman who was given up for adoption by Winfrey's mother nearly 50 years ago, when the talk show host was eight years old. (Jan. 24)

Broward child welfare officials failed to stop abuse of infant who suffered brain damage, attorney says

Broward child welfare officials failed to stop abuse of infant who suffered brain damage, attorney says

Broward County child welfare officials failed to protect an infant who suffered brain damage after he was allowed to continue living with his mother and her boyfriend despite signs of abuse, one of the child's attorneys told jurors Monday.

Note: Learn their game people. "CPS didn't do enough to save this one child" so the sheeple are all going to cry out for them to do more. "Well if they had only listened to me..."

National Coalition for Child Welfare Fraud Exposure

I have started a facebook group.

National Coalition for Child Welfare Fraud Exposure

"An international group of legal, health care and child welfare experts dedicated to the exposure of fraud, waste, fabrications, misdirection, exaggerations, and intentional lies in Child Welfare. This will be an open and public group for information sharing, coordination and discussion.

Anybody dedicated to the cause is welcome to join.

And now I can give myself a catchy title.

LK
Executive Director of the NCCWFE
National Coalition for Child Welfare Fraud Exposure

Anger as child protection database closes down

Anger as child protection database closes down

COUNCILLORS of almost all political persuasions in South Tyneside have condemned the Government’s move to scrap a children’s information database.

Note: It's one of those big brother kind of things.

Foster Kids Stand By Father Accused Of Sex Abuse



A police sergeant's foster children said the sex allegations against their father are not true.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Octo-Mom 'Scared' Child Services Will Take Away Her Kids After 'Vulgar' Fetish Video

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Octo-Mom 'Scared' Child Services Will Take Away Her Kids After 'Vulgar' Fetish Video

A destitute Nadya Suleman is afraid Child Protective Services is going to take away her 14 children after she appeared in a wild fetish video wearing a black corset and whipping a man dressed as a giant baby.

DCF releases new child abuse report

DCF releases new child abuse report

A new report by the Department of Children and Families shows a more than 4 percent increase in child abuse cases in Central Florida.

Litigants in person set to rise

Litigants in person set to rise

The Law Society has warned that the courts could be ‘thronged by countless individuals unable to have a lawyer, like a scene from Pickwick Papers’, if the government presses ahead with legal aid reforms without conducting research on the likely effect on the number of litigants in person.

Home Of OKC Officer Accused In Sex Crimes With Foster Child Ransacked

Home Of OKC Officer Accused In Sex Crimes With Foster Child Ransacked

Family of an Oklahoma City Police officer accused of sex crimes with his foster son said they found the family's home ransacked after police searched it.

Hundreds of Gloucestershire children in care to have cases reviewed

Hundreds of Gloucestershire children in care to have cases reviewed

HUNDREDS of vulnerable children will have their welfare urgently reviewed following a damning report into the care system in Gloucestershire.

Sunday, January 23, 2011

By Anonymous

I had my daughter taken from me 3 and 1/2 years ago. I have had supervised custody, like a prisoner, after I reported sexual and physical abuse of my daughter while in her mothers custody by mothers 10 year old boy from previous relationship. My daughters mom lied to the judge claiming I am delusional since I was diagnosed bipolar. I have been stable 5 years now and my daughters mom keeps hindering evaluations ordered by the court and its been allowed. Please help. How can I regain custody. This is also discrimination. Any help is appreciated

By Graham

The thing that amazes me is how many people are scared to face down these a##holes they take your children and you will not fight for them. This is what has happened throughout history.

In WW2 the Gestapo took children by force and brainwashed them. They also used coercion to get families to turn on each other.

In the Salem, Mass. witch hunts, they turned families against themselves. In Germany it happened so often that almost no women (witches) were left in villages as all were burned alive. Imagine how that feels. Do these strategies sound familliar?

Same thing in Russia with Stalin are you going to let it happen in "the land of the free" I guess so ( 9 out of 10 people will obey and follow blindly). With lawyers and judges their paycheck means more than civil rights.

This is the time to stand up and fight VERY SOON it will be too late and then you can all cry in the corner while you cower in fear as they take your children. GET SOME BALLS
Stand up against these people WE HAVE THE POWER IN NUMBERS if you do not fight you give the power away. Don't any of you give a crap?

Write in and write to your Congress and Govenor and President and Mayors tell them what is happening, sign the petitions. Fight Fight Fight I sign my name as John Hancock did

Graham Jackman Saint Petersburg Florida

I will NOT be bullied

Afghan infants fed pure opium

Afghan infants fed pure opium

In a far flung corner of northern Afghanistan, Aziza reaches into the dark wooden cupboard, rummages around, and pulls out a small lump of something wrapped in plastic.

Baby LK Report For January 23rd 2011 - The Octomom's Fetish



Baby LK Report for January 23rd 2011 - The Octomom's Fetish

For these stories and all the latest dirt on the child protective industry visit Legally Kidnapped at http://www.LegallyKidnapped.blogspot.com

This week:

Octomom makes a fetish video.

Bristol Palin changes her kids last name.

Child abuse rates are down but foster care placements are up in Australia.

And much much more.

Parents awarded $1 million in suit claiming therapists created false memories of abuse

Parents awarded $1 million in suit claiming therapists created false memories of abuse

A Dane County jury has awarded $1 million to a former Madison couple who claimed therapists created in their daughter false memories of childhood sexual and physical abuse.

Russia gets control over child abuse case in US

Russia gets control over child abuse case in US

Russian Consulate General’s Office in Seattle, Washington, has taken control of the situation concerning another case of abusing adopted Russian children in the United States.

Patrick Alford: Missing Brooklyn 7-year-old gone one year

Patrick Alford: Missing Brooklyn 7-year-old gone one year

Patrick Alford disappeared January 22, 2010 while taking out the trash and has not been seen since.

Far fewer Utah foster families prefer to care for teens

Far fewer Utah foster families prefer to care for teens

Since their adoptions from foster care, Aubrianna and Sophie Zelenak allow themselves the luxury of being optimistic about their futures.

Judge adopts twins for money, then gives them away

Judge adopts twins for money, then gives them away

An Oklahoma judge is accused of defrauding the state out of tens of thousands of dollars is now facing dozens of felony charges and more may be filed soon.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Kids Tied To Molestation Case Run Away

Kids Tied To Molestation Case Run Away

The Oklahoma City Police Department said it is looking for two of foster children who fled protective custody on Saturday.

I am 16 and in the foster care system…Turning 18 is the scariest thing that is going to happen to me

I am 16 and in the foster care system…Turning 18 is the scariest thing that is going to happen to me

“I am 16 and in the foster care system in Washington. I have been through 17 different placements in 4 years. Turning 18 is the scariest thing that is going to happen to me.

No Comment Yet From Accused Judge

No Comment Yet From Accused Judge

The family of Judge Tammy Bass-Lesure declined public comment Saturday, a day after she was charged with fraud and perjury.

Jared Loughner Worked for CPS ? Or Knew of Them? - Removed Facebook Page



January 2011. Arizona Shooter Allegedly Worked for CPS - Child Protective Services. According to several websites that managed to save personal information from Arizona shooter Jared Loughner's internet presence, Loughner claimed to have worked for Child Protective Services. Below is the information that was allegedly scrubbed from his facebook page within minutes of the shooting.

Abuse, murder case may net foster child $4 million

Abuse, murder case may net foster child $4 million

A boy who suffered abuse while in San Francisco’s foster care system and whose twin sister was murdered by their guardian is poised to receive $4 million to settle a lawsuit he filed against The City.

Death reviews show government failed to protect children Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/life/Death+reviews+show+government+failed+protect+chi

Death reviews show government failed to protect children

Staffing shortages, inexperienced social workers and inadequate supervision continue to undermine the B.C. government's efforts to protect vulnerable children, its own internal reviews of several child deaths have found.

2011 Rally

Hello Everyone,

At 12 p.m Eastern Time tomorrow everyone who wants to know about the 2011 Rally please go to this link http://www.livestream.com/mnowtv

If you want to call the show get back with us giving information pertaining to just your first name and area code.

We will get back to you with a call in number.

Thank you all.

Respectfully,

We The People Family Preservation Organizing Team

US investigates another adopted child abuse case

US investigates another adopted child abuse case

Another case of abuse of a boy, adopted from Russia, is being investigated in the United States.

Woman who killed child denied new attorney

Woman who killed child denied new attorney

Sentencing is set to go ahead as planned next week for a Santa Maria woman who murdered her 3-year-old foster son, after a Superior Court judge denied her request for a new attorney.

Children of the incarcerated are often an invisible population

Children of the incarcerated are often an invisible population

The overlooked victims of crimes often are the children whose parents are locked up for committing them, co-authors of a new book told mental health workers Friday.

Oklahoma Judge, Husband Accused Of Scamming DHS Over Foster Care Reimbursements

Oklahoma Judge, Husband Accused Of Scamming DHS Over Foster Care Reimbursements

More than 30 felony counts have been filed against an Oklahoma judge and her husband for allegedly accepting false claims of foster care reimbursements from the Oklahoma Department of Human Services.

Judge Accused Of Taking Money From DHS

Judge Accused Of Taking Money From DHS


Investigators say Judge Tammy Bass-Lesure is accused of taking money from DHS through children she fostered.

Friday, January 21, 2011

New centre aims to keep kids out of foster care

New centre aims to keep kids out of foster care

With one in 20 First Nations children taken away from their families and put into foster care, its hoped a unique new women's centre in Vancouver will provide the opportunity for a new life to mothers and their children.

Note: looks like one of those feminist run woman's shelters to me.

Okla judge charged in foster-care claims case

Okla judge charged in foster-care claims case

An Oklahoma County judge and her husband have been charged for allegedly submitting nearly $20,000 in fraudulent foster care reimbursement claims to the state for children who didn't live with them.

Republicans Say No Lawyers for the Poor

Republicans Say No Lawyers for the Poor

The House Republicans' Study Committee has released its proposal for 2.5 trillion dollars in spending cuts over the next 10 years. As promised, the cuts would only affect "non-defense discretionary spending." Even then, the Committee waved away most of the responsibility of choosing which programs to cut by relying on what Talking Points Memo calls an "aspirational spending cap" (translation: future Congresses can easily ignore it). But they did name many specific programs they want to eliminate—and as Grist's David Roberts points out, the list might as well be titled the "Thumbing Liberals in the Eye Act of 2011." Poverty alleviation, public transportation, foreign aid and the environment are the primary targets of the Study Committee, with little to no regard to the relative effectiveness and value of each program.

Police clowns tell Mexican children crime is no joke

Police clowns tell Mexican children crime is no joke

Two policeman dressed as clowns are trying to instill values into children in Mexico's richest city, Monterrey, where drug cartels are fighting a vicious turf war and recruiting teenage assassins.

Caseloads Soar in NY

Caseloads Soar in NY

The numbers of cases handled by Essex County Child Protective Services is soaring, County Social Services Commissioner John O’Neill said recently.

He’s not sure why the caseload is rising but says it has created problems for them.

Note: I know why. It's because they're a bunch of overzealous child snatchers with the brains of a fruit fly, who couldn't tell the difference between child abuse and a hole in the ground.

Drug testing bill unfair to Kentucky families

Drug testing bill unfair to Kentucky families

Kentucky lawmakers are considering a bill sponsored by Lonnie Napier of Lancaster and backed by House Speaker Greg Stumbo to drug test adults receiving welfare benefits, food stamps or state medical assistance.

Foster Children Deny Sex Allegations Against Sgt.

Foster Children Deny Sex Allegations Against Sgt.

A police sergeant's foster children said the sex allegations against their father are not true.

Oh like this won't get her a special visit...

Largo woman in roach-infested apartment worries DCF will take her kids

A Largo woman and her family are living in such filthy conditions that she's afraid state workers may take her children away from her.

Lawmaker wants to grade parents



A Polk County lawmaker aims to bridge the gap between a child's education and family involvement.

Guess what

It Could Happen To You