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Thursday, July 13, 2017

LK Daily Report for 7/13/17 - Baby Bella's Mom Gets Probation and Newbie Foster Parent Fun

Here are the headlines for today.  Check back soon!  
This post could be updated at any time throughout the day.

A former South Dakota legislator convicted in Pierre in 2007 of raping his foster daughters in a strange ruse promising to harvest their reproductive eggs has lost another bid in federal court for a new trial.

More >> Former SD lawmaker loses appeal of strange sex assault conviction involving foster daughters


An outside consultant hired by the Maine Department of Corrections to review suicide prevention practices at the Long Creek Youth Development Center in South Portland has found several deficiencies in the wake of a trangender teen resident’s suicide last year.

More >> Review shows deficiencies at Maine youth prison following transgender teen suicide

A new exhibition Without Consent: Australia’s past adoption practices has opened at the Whitlam Institute’s Margaret Whitlam Galleries (opens in a new window) in the Female Orphan School, Rydalmere.

More >> New exhibition Without Consent reveals the personal stories of Australia’s forced adoption past

Changes have been made at three group homes in Haverhill struggling with runaway residents that are sapping police resources.

NFI-Massachusetts, the nonprofit organization contracted by the state to operate the homes on 230 Liberty St. and 4 and 31 S. Kimball St., has put in place what it calls enhanced case management strategies for residents most prone to running away.


Massachusetts - The mother of murdered 2-year-old Bella Bond will not serve any additional jail time, despite helping dispose of her daughter's body and continuing to take government benefits after her death.


Homosexual and transgender issues are playing out in faith-based child placement agencies across America, and Alabama is no exception.

Alabama recently became one of the latest states to enact a “freedom of conscience” law that allows faith-based foster care agencies to restrict child placement based on the provider’s religious beliefs. Similar laws have been passed in Texas, South Dakota, North Dakota, Virginia and Michigan, while legislation is being considered elsewhere as well.



Today a number of videos came up in my feeds.  I'm not impressed because a lot of it is garbage regurgitation by wannabe foster parents in training.   In order to do something different and to teach you how these people think, I'm going to showcase a few of them at the end of the post here today.

This one is from a new foster mom and her family talking about what the kids think about the family taking in stolen kids.


The Foster Care System in Northeast Ohio. Is it Broken?

This is a panel discussion that is over an hour long.

If you gotta ask...

Vaccinating (or not) & Foster Care | How Does it Work


WE SAID YES! | Our Foster Care Journey

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