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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

LK Daily Report for 7/25/17 - Don't Kill Your Foster Parents...

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Parents have expressed anger after President Donald Trump delivered a highly politicised speech to tens of thousands of boy scouts.


Even after children are placed in foster care due to abuse or neglect, their fathers often express interest in maintaining a relationship, a new study suggests. Researchers found that social workers and policymakers tend to assume that a ward of the state needs to be protected from his or her father, even when this is not the case. They conclude that policy reforms are necessary to identify when involving fathers is safe, rather than stereotyping every man involved in child protections.

More >> Not All Dads Who Lose Their Kids To The State Are Bad Guys

An Edmonton lawyer has launched a class action lawsuit against the province of Alberta because he says authorities have no legal right to take so many children away from their families.

More >> Edmonton lawyer sues province for illegally taking children away from families

Michigan’s Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is being sued by The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) for trying to deprive a Military Veteran of his 2nd Amendment Right.

More >> Second Amendment Foundation Sues Michigan DHHS

A government initiative aims to encourage more local authorities to send vulnerable young people to boarding schools. What’s the thinking behind it?

More >> The drive to get children out of foster care and into boarding school

The local sessions court today sentenced a youth to life imprisonment, who had allegedly killed his foster parents in March 2016. The deceased were identified as Sawinderpal Singh (64) and Balbir Kaur (62).

More >> Foster son gets lifer for killing parents

George Sheldon is already in Miami heading up the private adoption and child services agency, Our Kids. But his departure from Illinois doesn't mean an end to the investigation into the mess the former Illinois Department of Children and Family Services director left behind. It goes on apace.

More >> He's Gone, But Illinois Still Steamed over Sheldon's Mismanagement of DCFS

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