Unbiased Reporting

What I post on this Blog does not mean I agree with the articles or disagree. I call it Unbiased Reporting!

Isabella Brooke Knightly and Austin Gamez-Knightly

Isabella Brooke Knightly and Austin Gamez-Knightly
Isabella Brooke Knightly and Austin Gamez-Knightly-ILLEGALLY Kidnapped and ILLEGALLY Adopted Out by the State of New Hampshire

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

3 rescued from child prostitution in Maine

3 rescued from child prostitution in Maine - NashuaTelegraph.com:

PORTLAND (AP) – Federal investigators say three juveniles from Maine are among 105 young people rescued from child prostitution.

4 child services workers fired over boy's death

4 child services workers fired over boy's death - SFGate:

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four employees of the Los Angeles County Department of Child and Family Services are being fired over the battering death of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy, officials confirmed Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Social workers involved in horrific child torture case fired

Social workers involved in horrific child torture case fired - latimes.com:

Two social workers and two supervisors in the county's troubled Department of Children and Family Services have been fired over the death of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy after the agency received several complaints of abuse, officials said.


Wednesday hearing set in S.C. adoption dispute

Wednesday hearing set in S.C. adoption dispute | The Greenville News | greenvilleonline.com:

COLUMBIA — A South Carolina judge is set to consider this week how to transfer a girl of Cherokee heritage from her biological father in Oklahoma to the couple seeking to adopt her.

Sex-trafficking sting highlights vulnerability of foster children

Sex-trafficking sting highlights vulnerability of foster children - latimes.com:

The FBI says 105 exploited teens are rescued in a national sex-trafficking sting. Officials say foster children are especially vulnerable.

Child Protection Lessons: Is parent alienation a child protection problem?

Child Protection Lessons: Is parent alienation a child protection problem?:

A look at the lessons that arise from child protection errors and other issues including those that arise from deaths of children involved in systems in the western world.

Boy, 3, latest to die under DCF's watch

Boy, 3, latest to die under DCF's watch | www.wftv.com:

MIAMI — 
A toddler who drowned in a dirty swimming pool two weeks after he'd been found wandering near his home is the latest child to die of abuse or neglect after a state worker deemed them safe.

Boy, 14, accused of threatening to kill staff at youth home

Boy, 14, accused of threatening to kill staff at youth home — Mid-Maine — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine:

PLYMOUTH, Maine — A 14-year-old boy was arrested on multiple charges on Sunday after allegedly assaulting and threatening to kill staff members and a resident at a home for troubled youth.

Conduct hearing delayed for county Family Court judge

Conduct hearing delayed for county Family Court judge - Las Vegas MyNews3 - KSNV:

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A disciplinary hearing is being postponed until at least mid-September for a Nevada judge accused of breaching ethics by presiding over cases involving a prosecutor with whom he had a romantic relationship.

Foster parents blow whistle on Families SA

Foster parents blow whistle on Families SA - Yahoo!7:

FIRST ON 7: A network of former foster parents who have had children removed from their care has blown the whistle on a crisis within Families SA.

Newspaper lawyers question state officials about child-abuse records

Newspaper lawyers question state officials about child-abuse records | Politics and Government | Kentucky.com:

FRANKFORT — Lawyers for the state's two largest newspapers grilled state officials Monday about why they refused to publicly release portions of more than 140 case files about children who were killed or critically injured as a result of abuse or neglect.

Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/2013/07/29/2739491/newspaper-lawyers-question-state.html#storylink=cpy

Commission to begin sweeping reform effort in child welfare

Commission to begin sweeping reform effort in child welfare - latimes.com:

A blue-ribbon panel tasked with examining L.A. County's embattled child welfare agency begins work this week on finding ways to stem persistent cases of child abuse and deaths.

Researching How to File an Appeal

Legally Accessible - Not so much: Researching How to File an Appeal:

That quote "Nothing Worth Having is Ever Easy" really should not apply to bringing to light injustices that happen to everyday people.   
Search Terms - opening an appeal in the us court of appeals first circuit examples

Captioning Cases Guidelines NJ but check your state to see if they even have one. Also, good notes on who to include and not include as you move along.

KISS IT - MEANING KEEP IT SIMPLE STUPID 

Your Court's Forms & Instructions are here the example is in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit


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Kidnapping: CPS’s billion dollar industry

» Warning: This is Painful to Watch Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!:

The video’s narrator quotes Mondale stating that after the bill passed it would turn “child protection into a child snatching business.”

Legislation that was originally created for the purpose of helping children, has transformed into a financial operation aimed at kidnapping children for the financial benefit of the state.
The more children removed, the more money that’s made. 

OPERATION PAUL REVERE "UNCLE SAM'S KIDS, GENERATION


Shaymus Crow’s film is an excellent overview of the treacherous acts committed by the government funded program known as Child Protective Services (CPS).
Social welfare-agencies have been allowed the right to remove neglected and abused children from the care of their families since the early 1800s.
A report by John E.B. Meyers describes the birth of the first governmental agency supposedly created to protect children. The agency, born in New York in 1875 was called the New York Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC).
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Monday, July 29, 2013

Child Trafficking By CPS - Baby LK Report For July 28th 2013

America’s Foster Care System: Test Lab For Big Pharma, Cash Cow For Caretakers?

America’s Foster Care System: Test Lab For Big Pharma, Cash Cow For Caretakers?:

Hours after Texas Child Protective Services removed 5-year-old Tristen from the care of his mother and placed him in a foster home, Tristen’s foster parents took him to see a psychiatrist, citing concerns the young boy was depressed. That day, a psychiatrist prescribed Tristen three medications: one for anger, one for depression and one to help the 5-year-old relax.

Sunday, July 28, 2013

What The Adoption and Safe Families Act Means To the Families of America

What The Adoption and Safe Families Act Means To the Families of America




In 1997, President Clinton passed the Adoption and Safe Families Act, which was intended
to “promote the adoption of children in foster care.”
In doing so, good ole President Clinton put a huge price tag on the heads of American children, though well intended, this Act has literally torn apart thousands and thousands of innocent families.
President Clinton's intent was to find adoptive homes for ABUSED children taken from their families and placed in Foster care. ABUSED children who are NOT safe in their own homes. ABUSED children  without other relatives willing and able to raise them. Abused children with nowhere else to go.
Federal mandates were put into place  when this Act was established to make sure families were not torn apart needlessly. To make sure children were placed with relatives when their homes weren't safe. It was a way to provide CPS/DCYF with incentive money for doing a good job. For finding homes for children who needed them. 
As we are all aware, the intent of The Adoption and Safe Families Act has been totally abused by the people who are supposed to be "protecting" our most precious God given gift, our children. 
Vice President Mondale stated this Act could very well be abused and he was right. It has been abused since the day it went into effect. Children are being removed at alarming rates throughout our Country. For every child taken and placed in Foster care, CPS/DCYF are rewarded. Children are taken for the most frivolous reasons. Parent's and families are lied about, CPS worker's perjure themselves, Hearsay without proof of abuse is used in these cases, though it's supposed to be illegal and Family Court Judges ALWAYS take the word of CPS/DCYF over the family.
The majority of the children taken and placed in Foster care have never been abused or neglected, while many abused children remain in their homes suffering.
Unabused Children are then adopted out. CPS/DCYF receive even more blood money for each of these children, even after innocence is proven. Fictitious father's lose the rights to their children, making it all the easier to adopt them out, while the Judges are well aware the REAL Fathers rights have never been terminated. The children are adopted out ILLEGALLY!
Why doesn't our Government have a clue? CPS/DCYF and the Family Courts are obtaining Title IV blood money FRAUDULENTLY! What don't they get? Our children are Not For Sale!
Put an end to The Adoption and Safe Families Act. Our children belong with their REAL Families. The Families railroaded by CPS/DCYF and the Family Courts!

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere

Legally Accessible - Not so much: Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere:

People are going Pro Se, meaning they represent themselves because of idiot, Lawyers, like Attorney Ralph Suozzo , who waste their clients time and money.  While I don't mind that he is screwing Susan Vonderheide a Nashua license Psycho. aka Psychologist who takes money in cases from the parent whose the highest bidder and lies for them. 

I feel it's important to share it with consumers because, it is a perfect example of the lack of ethics and responsibility in today's NH Attorney's.

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Friday, July 26, 2013

Father asks high court to block SC adoption ruling

Father asks high court to block SC adoption ruling | azfamily.com Phoenix:

WASHINGTON (AP) — The birth father of a girl of Cherokee heritage asked the Supreme Court Friday to stop a state-court ordered handover of his daughter to adoptive parents.

Child Welfare Policy Manual

Child Welfare Policy Manual:

As a result of the enactment of "Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008" (Public Law 110-351), the relevant CWPM Q/As are in the process of being revised to reflect the many changes made by the law. Until such time as the edits to the sections of the CWPM related to the changes made to the Act by P.L. 110-351 are complete, please refer to the statute and official guidance from the Children's Bureau (such as Program Instructions and Information Memoranda) for definitive guidance on the requirements. You also may contact your Regional Office representative for further clarification.

This manual replaces the Children's Bureau's former policy issuance system. This Child Welfare Policy Manual updates and reformats all of the existing relevant policy issuances (Policy Announcements and Policy Interpretation Questions) into an easy to use question and answer format. This manual is broken down into nine main policy areas (with detailed subsections): AFCARS, CAPTA, Independent Living, MEPA/IEAP, Monitoring, SACWIS, Title IV-B, Title IV-E, Tribes/Indian Tribal Organizations. Future policy guidance will be disseminated in this format and announced as "Updates!" to the manual. This web-based manual ensures that the most current policy information is available to the States in the quickest and most accurate way. All questions/comments should be directed to the Children's Bureau Regional Program Managers.
Click here to see or print either the full table of contents, or the table of contents for just one section.
Table of Contents (full text)
1. AFCARS
2. CAPTA
3. INDEPENDENT LIVING
4. MEPA/IEAP
5. MONITORING
6. SACWIS
7. TITLE IV-B
8. TITLE IV-E
9. TRIBES/INDIAN TRIBAL ORGANIZATIONS

User's Guide
Withdrawn Child Welfare Policies
References
Print the Manual
Additions to the Manual
Deletions to the Manual
Modifications to the Manual
Cumulative Change History of Questions & Answers

Our local Social "Services" and Child "Protection" Agencies:Serving to Protect who, exactly?

Our local Social "Services" and Child "Protection" Agencies:Serving to Protect who, exactly? - Opinion - Campbell, CA Patch:

If not for the hopes of liberty and justice to hold on to, the entire child welfare system would undoubtedly scream the cries of the all-consuming face of evil, ready to swallow everything in my entire being that dared cross its path. 

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Social workers under fire over unborn baby row

Social workers under fire over unborn baby row | Herald Scotland:

SOCIAL workers on the Western Isles have been accused of bullying and making decisions without proper evidence during attempts to take an unborn baby into care after the mother gives birth.
A representative for the family involved in the case is demanding an investigation and has taken his complaint to the Scottish Government.
David Harris says he wants a probe into unsubstantiated claims by a senior social worker that the mother was spotted drinking.
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Audit called for Child Protective Services: America’s fourth scandal

Audit called for Child Protective Services: America’s fourth scandal - Hi-Desert Star: Letters To Editor:

With today’s serious government scandals being brought to light, there remains one that has eluded the national attention under the premise of protecting children.
It has recently been spotlighted again in the Hi-Desert Star’s May 15 article, “Lawmaker calls for audit of Child Services” and channel 11’s continued series of “System of Lies,” which aired May 15.
The latter reference documented a lawsuit against Orange County’s Child Protective Services, while more lawsuits continue to pile up.
It’s chilling to hear that when social workers are caught in lies and perjury, the punishment, according to Orange County’s director, is absolutely nothing! After attorney Shawn McMillan of San Diego won Deanna Fogherty-Hardwick’s case against Orange County CPS, the director refused to admit any wrongdoing. In reply to the Supreme Court’s decision on the matter, he stated, “That’s their opinion.” This response exemplifies an agency that has little or no accountability, which does not inspire public trust or confidence.
Hundreds of billions of our tax dollars are at work paying for:
1. A child’s “removal” (often unnecessary and unwarranted);
2. “Services” required to keep the child in foster care;
3. Group homes (up to $8,500 per month per child);
4. Contracted service providers for the parent(s) to earn the right to remain a parent(s);
5. Personnel positions (receptionists, caseworkers, supervisors, transporters, court clerks, transcribers, judges, etc.);
6. Adoption bonuses the department earns for going above the previous year’s quota;
7. Psychotropic drugs “needed” for children experiencing separation anxiety;

8. The department’s defense in lawsuits and the consequent settlements.
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Thursday, July 25, 2013

An Outdated Child Protection Law is Playing A Key Role in the Growth of a Global Marketplace For Child Sex Trafficking On The Internet

An Outdated Child Protection Law is Playing A Key Role in the Growth of a Global Marketplace For Child Sex Trafficking On The Internet - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee:

International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children Joins 47 of the Nation's Attorneys General in Asking Congress to Allow Local and State Authorities to Investigate Suspected Online Prostitution

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2013/07/24/5592094/an-outdated-child-protection-law.html#storylink=cpy

Is abuse more common with adopted kids?

Is abuse more common with adopted kids? - News - World - The Voice of Russia: News, Breaking news, Politics, Economics, Business, Russia, International current events, Expert opinion, podcasts, Video:

From everything I've read, I would say YES!

Another case of child abuse revealed on Tuesday has once again stirred up the public against adoptions: the Sweeney couple from Virginia admitted in court that they beat up their adopted child from Russia.
Read more: http://english.ruvr.ru/2013_07_25/Is-abuse-more-common-with-adopted-kids-3049/

SC justices deny requests from birth father, Cherokee Nation to rehear adoption case

SouthCoastToday.com | Latest News from the Associated Press:

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina's highest court on Wednesday refused to rehear a case involving a South Carolina couple's attempts to adopt a girl of Cherokee heritage, setting up a family court action - and potentially a federal lawsuit.

This little girl belongs with  her Father, not with a couple who can't make their own children. God made people infertile for a reason and it wasn't to take children from other's who can have children.
What is wrong with our Justice system these days? Have they all fallen off their rocker's? What gives them the right to play God? This little girl will suffer immensely if she's taken from her REAL family she's grown to know and love. But what do the Court's care? They do it every day to our children. No wonder the Pharmaceutical company's are getting rich off of our children. Parent's no longer have any rights. 
I though New Hampshire was bad adopting children out without terminating a Father's right's. I guess South Carolina's INJUSTICE system is in the same category!

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Portland foster mom slapped 4-year-old girl, left finger imprints, gets 3 days jail

Portland foster mom slapped 4-year-old girl, left finger imprints, gets 3 days jail | OregonLive.com:

Note: Big Deal! If it were a REAL parent she would have gotten way more than three day's!

A North Portland foster mom of four who struck her 4-year-old foster child in the face hard enough to leave behind the red imprints of her fingers was sentenced Tuesday to three days in jail.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Cherokee Nation court grants joint custody of Baby Veronica to biological father's wife and parents

Cherokee Nation court grants joint custody of Baby Veronica to biological father's wife and parents | Tulsa World:

UPDATE: A Cherokee Nation court has granted joint custody of Baby Veronica to the biological father's wife and the father's parents, a move that could pre-empt a South Carolina court's decision to bring the girl back to that state, tribal officials announced Monday.

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Sexual abuse is a “gateway experience” that often leads to drug addiction later in life

Sexual abuse is a “gateway experience” that often leads to drug addiction later in life — State — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine:

Lesser known fact about Sigmund Freud – early in his career he was all but laughed out of his field for suggesting that sexual abuse within families was a significant social problem. To remain respected he recanted his findings. Toward the end of his career he went back to his original claims and backed them up, demonstrating that this ugliness was indeed not simply at the fringes of society.

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Another CPS Boss Quits - Baby LK Report For July 21st 2013

Monday, July 22, 2013

Indian groups planning to sue over baby Veronica adoption case

Indian groups planning to sue over baby Veronica adoption case | GoUpstate.com:

COLUMBIA — Several American Indian groups said Monday they are preparing to sue over a court's decision to allow the adoption of a girl of Cherokee heritage by a Charleston-area couple, saying recent court rulings don't take the girl's best interest into account.
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Note: The Court's NEVER take a child's "best interest" into account and Federal mandates are NEVER followed. It's all about Money!

13-year-old gang raped while men cheer, foster home under investigation

13-year-old gang raped while men cheer, foster home under investigation:

In a disturbing story out of Austin, TX, a 13-year-old girl was raped by as many as ten men many of whom videotaped the assaults and cheered.

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Chill E.B. - Prove It



Millions of kids and adults are told they're mentally ill and that mental disorders like ADHD or Bi-polar are the same thing as having a medical condition like diabetes or cancer. I've got one thing to say to those pushing this pharmaceutical agenda: Prove it!

Therapists ponder ‘what’s best for Veronica’

Therapists ponder ‘what’s best for Veronica’ – The Post and Courier:

Note: What's best for Veronica? Leave her with her REAL Family!

Five parents in two states fighting in the highest courts in the land over who will raise one 3-year-old child. Even the Cherokee Nation has gotten involved in the case.

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Baby Veronica: Another side to the story

Local View: Baby Veronica: Another side to the story : Opinion:

On the surface, it appears from reading the Journal Star on July 18 that after a long legal ordeal, Baby Veronica is back where she belongs -- with the Capobiancos, the adoptive parents her birth mother, Christy Maldonado, chose for her.
But the Associated Press story and Maldonado’s op-ed piece, though they tug at our heart strings, tell only a small part of the story. They portray Veronica’s father, Dusten Brown, who fought to gain custody of her and raised her for the past two years, as a deadbeat dad. They represent his tribe, the Cherokee Nation, as an opportunistic entity and the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) as an unwarranted government intrusion into the private decision of a birth mother.

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Inseparable Sisters: Adoption Order Exacts Toll on Baby Veronica's Family

Inseparable Sisters: Adoption Order Exacts Toll on Baby Veronica's Family - ICTMN.com:

Throughout the bitter dispute surroundingAdoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, there have been a pair of anxious eyes watching as events unfolded in the last year, helpless to do anything about it.
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'Human and Constitutional Rights' Violated in Baby Veronica Case

Leonhard: 'Human and Constitutional Rights' Violated in Baby Veronica Case - ICTMN.com:

Brent Leonhard, an attorney for the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon, was asked by Indian Country Today Media Network to weigh in on the controversy over the South Carolina Supreme Court ruling to remove three-year-old Veronica Brown from her biological father and give her to an adoptive couple. ICTMN previously featured Leonhard’s work in astory about the Violence Against Women Act. —Gale Courey Toensing
Read more: athttp://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/07/20/leonhard-human-and-constitutional-rights-violated-baby-veronica-case-150516

Transition for 'Baby Veronica' planned unless courts rule differently

Transition for 'Baby Veronica' planned unless courts rule differently | Tulsa World:

Note: Now the "Adopter's" think nothing of taking her from her REAL Father and traumatizing her for life. Sick!!!

They planned to meet in a park and let Veronica play for a while before the adoptive parents said goodbye, leaving her in the custody of her biological father. But the plan changed early on New Year's Eve 2011. 

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What’s next for Baby Veronica?

What’s next for Baby Veronica? – The Post and Courier:

 "Her name in the legal records is “Baby Girl.”
This child, named Veronica by her would-be adoptive parents and “Little Star” by her birth father, is at the core of a legal battle that has been to the S.C. Supreme Court, the U.S. Supreme Court, and back to the state Supreme Court."

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Landmark ruling ends secrecy of family law

Landmark ruling ends secrecy of family law | The Times:

Note: England finally ends Secret Court's. What about the U.S.?

The cloak of secrecy is to be lifted from family courts in a landmark decision giving greater rights to tens of thousands of parents and their children every year.

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Sunday, July 21, 2013

CDC Admits 98 Million Americans Received Polio Vaccine Contaminated With Cancer Virus

CDC Admits 98 Million Americans Received Polio Vaccine Contaminated With Cancer Virus | World Truth.TV:

The CDC has quickly removed a page from their website, which is now cached here, admitting that more than 98 million Americans received one or more doses of polio vaccine within an 8 year span when a proportion of the vaccine was contaminated with a cancer causing polyomavirus called SV40. It has been estimated that 10-30 million Americans could have received an SV40 contaminated dose of the vaccine.
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Have You Seen Me?

                                        Have You Seen Me?



My REAL name is Austin Ricardo Gamez-Knightly and I turned 13 January 25th. I was born on January 25th, 2000 and lived with my Mother and Grandparent's for the first three years of my life. I was always a happy little boy and my Grandfather was my favorite person in the world. 
I was stolen from my grandparents home by Nashua DCYF on February 3rd, 2006 after my Mother was falsely accused of neglect of me and my sister. Even though it was proven to be a false report and all criminal charges against my Mother were dropped in Criminall Court, CPSW Anna the homewrecker and CASA Angela Delyani-Hart both vowed to make sure me and my sister would never be returned. Judge LaFrancois refused to drop the charges against my Mother in Family Court and refused to return me and my sister. I haven't seen my little sister since 2007 when my stepfather got custody of her, but left me at St. Charles Childrens Home. I alaway's thought he was my father until NH DCYF and the Childrens Home really messed me up and told me he wasn't.
My Mother never abused me or neglected me, or my sister. My Mother and my Grandparents were always there for me and gave me and my sister everything we needed. We were always happy until DCYF kidnapped my sister and I from our family. I have been separated from all of them since 2007, even though I told them from the beginning I wanted to live with my Grandparent's if they wouldn't let me live with my Mother. They didn't care. They drugged me instead stating I have violent behavior. Why shouldn't I be violent when they ripped me and my sister from my family?
I know my REAL Family is still looking for me. I was supposed to be placed with my Grandparent's, but they were denied after Supervisor Tracey Gubbins made false statements in their unfinished home study. At the time, they couldn't find anyone who wanted to adopt me, except my Grandparents. Then when they finally reeled in a family to take me, my Grandparent's were denied my placement with them. My name was even changed before I was adopted. I heard that was illegal, but everything they've done to me and my Family is illegal.
I'm lost without my Family and I know they are lost without me. If anyone see's me, please contact my Grandmother as I am forbidden to. I may be in the Seacoast area of NH, or God only know's where. They are trying to keep me hidden from my REAL Family, but one day they will find me. That is if I don't find them first!
I want to go home, where no matter what, my Family loves me and I love them!

Foster Care Children, Now Grown, Tell Their Stories

Foster Care Children, Now Grown, Tell Their Stories | Sarasota Crooked Lawyers:

The Calizaire sisters lived with countless families, and say they were abused by some of their foster care parents

Friday, July 19, 2013

Baby Veronica's Father, Native American Groups Express Outrage

Baby Veronica's Father, Native American Groups Express Outrage | News OK:

This is a Total Outrage!

Dusten Brown, the Cherokee father of the three-year-old girl at the center of a custody dispute that wound up in the U.S. Supreme Court, expressed outrage Thursday that the South Carolina Supreme Court has ordered the child to be returned to the South Carolina couple that raised her for the first year and a half of her life.

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Kate Brophy McGee: CPS Reform |

Kate Brophy McGee: CPS Reform |:

Three months ago, a baby girl named Maya left this world — smothered, police say, by a mother who had repeatedly threatened her children.Child Protective Services knew about the threats. The agency had been called to investigate six times between 2007 and 2012.

Saskatoon group reunites foster kids with parents

Saskatoon group reunites foster kids with parents | News Talk 980 CJME:

Aboriginal children in Saskatchewan are 13 times more likely to end up in foster homes. TheCanadian Urban Metis Federation Inc., (CUMFI) is trying to help turn that around.

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Mom sought to regain custody of slain girl

Mom sought to regain custody of slain girl - Chicago Sun-Times:

Note: Another dead child thanks to CPS and the Un-Family Courts!

Eight months before 8-year-old Gizzell Ford suffered a horrifying demise allegedly at the hands of her paternal grandmother, court records show the girl’s mother tried to win back custody of her daughter.But Cook County Judge Lionel Jean-Baptiste wouldn’t give her back to Sandra Mercado last December.
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How a Hamilton mom lost her boys to their father

Clairmont: How a Hamilton mom lost her boys to their father:

It was Ontario's landmark case on the thorny issue of parental alienation.

Lewisberry man facing child-molestation charges was volunteer with Cumberland County child-advocacy program

Lewisberry man facing child-molestation charges was volunteer with Cumberland County child-advocacy program | PennLive.com:

Several months prior to his arrest for allegedly molesting a toddler at the Walmart in Etters, a Lewisberry man was sworn in as a volunteer with the Cumberland County Court Appointed Special Advocates Program.

Support grows for tribal control in child welfare

Support grows for tribal control in child welfare | The Argus Leader | argusleader.com:

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius saying he supports tribal efforts in South Dakota to run their own child welfare and foster care services.

Childrens Aid Sale

South Carolina Supreme Court grants adoption following SCOTUS ruling

South Carolina Supreme Court grants adoption following SCOTUS ruling - Indianapolis courts | Examiner.com:

South Carolina's highest court ruled in favor of adoptive parents in a case that went to the U.S.Supreme Court on Wednesday, July 17th, 2013, according to the Associated Press.

Stop the Forced Removal of Baby Veronica

Native American Rights Fund: Stop the Forced Removal of Baby Veronica - ICTMN.com:



Echoing the loud thunder of voices from Native communities and organizations across the U.S. and Canada in outcry over yesterday's decision to return Veronica Brown to South Carolina, the Native American Rights Fund yesterday issued the strongest statement yet in a call to action to join the fight in protecting the girl's right to be raised by her biological father, Dusten Brown.
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Dad vows to continue fight to keep girl

Dad vows to continue fight to keep girl » Local News » MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK:

Cherokee Nation backs father in adoption case

A decision by a South Carolina Supreme Court requiring a lower court to grant the adoption of a girl of Cherokee descent sparked outrage from the child’s father and others.

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Note: More Injustice aimed at REAL Families! Veronica belongs with her REAL Family!!!!!

'Black Babies Cost Less To Adopt'

Six Words: 'Black Babies Cost Less To Adopt' : NPR:

NPR continues a series of conversations about The Race Card Projectwhere thousands of people have submitted their thoughts on race and cultural identity in six words. Every so often NPR Host/Special Correspondent Michele Norris will dip into those six-word stories to explore issues surrounding race and cultural identity for Morning Edition. You can find hundreds of six-word submissions and submit your own atwww.theracecardproject.com

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Will It Always Be Cheaper to Adopt Black Babies?

Will It Always Be Cheaper to Adopt Black Babies? | Babble:

Recently, NPR’s Morning Edition placed a clip called “Black Babies Cost Less to Adopt” fromThe Race Card Project and I breathed a sigh of relief. Finally, someone else was talking about this.

Note:In NH parents of bi-racial children in Foster care, (who look white) are told by NH DCYF not to tell anyone the child is bi-racial. I've always heard this is because the white child is worth more and easier to place. In NH, statistics show the highest percentage of stolen children are whit, unlike other States. Also in NH, in order to get adoption assistance:1. What specific factors or conditions does your state consider to determine that a child cannot be placed with adoptive parents without providing financial. 
assistance? (“What is your state definition of special needs?”).
A child with special needs is defined as a child that has at least one of the following needs or circumstances. 
that may be a barrier to placement or adoption without financial assistance: 
• Six years of age or older (if age is the only factor used to determine the need for adoption assistance). 
• Member of a minority or ethnic group. 
• Member of a sibling group of two or more which should be placed together. 
• A physical or mental handicap or emotional disturbance. 
• A language barrier.
http://www.dcfs.utah.gov/PDF/icama/NH.pdf

This is sick! Because a child isn't white, the child is worth more in adoption assistance money? A child is considered "special needs" because he/she isn't white? Disgusting!

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Thursday, July 18, 2013

NSW child protection worker hits back at criticism after recent deaths

NSW child protection worker hits back at criticism after recent deaths, says DOCS staff under stress - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation):

A series of recent cases of child deaths has prompted criticism of child protection workers in New South Wales for failing to remove abused children from violent parents.

Struggling for Sibling Connections

In Focus: Struggling for Sibling Connections — Children's Rights:

“The sheer impact of severing sibling ties can devastate kids,” said Marcia Robinson Lowry, executive director of Children’s Rights. “It is unconscionable that systems are denying children the right to be with, or even know, their brothers and sisters.”

ADHD Symptoms, Test: 'Cap' Accurately Diagnoses Children By Brainwave Evaluation

ADHD Symptoms, Test: 'Cap' Accurately Diagnoses Children By Brainwave Evaluation:

The FDA approved a brainwave-measuring cap that helps accurately diagnose children with ADHD. 

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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Newport teen threatens foster parents with a knife, police say

Newport teen threatens foster parents with a knife, police say — Mid-Maine — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine:

NEWPORT, Maine — Police apprehended a 14-year-old boy who allegedly threatened his foster parents with a knife, said Newport police Chief Leonard Macdaid.

15-year-old brother accused of stabbing his two adopted brothers

Utah family stabbing: 15-year-old brother accused of stabbing younger brothers appears in court with father | Mail Online:

A teenage boy accused of stabbing to death his two adopted younger brothers appeared in court on Tuesday with his father by his side.

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Audit NH DCYF AND The Family Courts!-Contact the NH LBA Audit Division

New Hampshire LBA:

Please Contact the NH Legislative Budget Assistant and demand an Audit of NH DCYF AND the Family Courts!



Office of
Legislative Budget Assistant
107 North Main Street
State House, Room 102
Concord, NH 03301-4906
(603)271-3161- Budget Division
(603)271-2785- Audit Division


New Hampshire Families are being abused by NH DCYF and the Family Court's. Our children are being kidnapped and placed in the homes of stranger's, chosen by DCYF without following Federal mandates. A few other States have already begun auditing, finally realizing the harm Child Protective Services is bestowing upon children and families. The Families of NH have been requesting an Audit for the last four years. The Legislature has done nothing to move forward on this much needed Audit. Will NH be last as usual? This time we must all unite and contact the LBA. Demand  an Audit. Our Children are NOT For Sale and we must put an end to the abuse of NH Families and our traumatized children!

‘I don’t think I will ever get over it’: ‘Happy Days’ star still haunted by her teenage abortion

‘I don’t think I will ever get over it’: ‘Happy Days’ star still haunted by her teenage abortion | LifeSiteNews.com:

LONDON, July 17, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – She became an international star who sold millions of records worldwide, a glamorous leather-clad poster girl, and a rock 'n' roll trendsetter with a recurring role on one of the top-rated series in television history, but throughout it all Suzi Quatro was hiding an unbearable secret: a teenage abortion that caused her so much pain that the 63-year-old still says, “I don’t think I will ever get over it.”

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Julia Steiny: Why ‘Bad’ Moms Still Should Parent Their Kids

GoLocalWorcester | News | Julia Steiny: Why ‘Bad’ Moms Still Should Parent Their Kids:

In her own opinion, Dr. Brenda Harden has made serious mistakes with other people's lives. 
Thirty years ago Harden was a front-line social worker for Child Protective Services in New York City, frequently removing children from troubled, violent, or drug-addled homes. But now, as an Associate Professor at University of Maryland College Park, she develops remedies for what she now considers to be flat-out damage inflicted on vulnerable children. 
"But such babies plunge into mourning. They can't express deep loss in ways adults recognize, but mourning it is. Babies know and love the sound of Mom's voice, smell, her familiar movements. Mom is inevitably the first relationship. The health or weakness of that bond affects kids' capacity to attach to others in healthy ways going forward. Strong mother-child attachments give kids a resilient, socially healthy start in life. Weak, screwed-up, or broken early attachments often lead to a range of future problems, including attachment disorders, depression, and other mental health issues. "
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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

DCF Unveils New Child Abuse Prevention Strategy

DCF Unveils New Child Abuse Prevention Strategy:

TALLAHASSEE -- Child Abuse Investigator Letitia McClellan and Case Manager Sheyla Ferguson walk into the unknown every day.They are checking up on a baby in foster care. The baby's mother has mental health issues and can’t care for the infant.The case might be handled very differently in the future. Everyone involved with child protective services is undergoing 8 days of specialized training in a method that is 180 degrees different from current methods.
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Supervisors to Review Critical Report of Child Protective Services Agency

Supervisors to Review Critical Report of Child Protective Services Agency :: The Valley News:

RIVERSIDE - The Board of Supervisors is scheduled today to review a grand jury report that concludes Riverside County child welfare workers are not adequately investigating some abuse and neglect cases, need more training and lack effective procedural guidelines.

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"Time's Up!": Department of Justice Report Demands Custody Court Reforms

"Time's Up!": Department of Justice Report Demands Custody Court Reforms:





by Barry Goldstein

Part I: The Game Changing Findings 

The United States Department of Justice provided a grant to support a major study by Dr. Daniel Saunders of the University of Michigan to determine how well court professionals and particularly evaluators are responding to domestic violence cases. The study comes in the context of frequent and substantial complaints that custody courts are using deeply flawed practices that result in placing children in danger. The Saunders’ study is the latest and most prestigious to confirm the validity of these complaints. Dr. Saunders found, “…domestic violence is frequently undetected in custody cases or ignored as a significant factor in custody-visitation determinations (report P. 4). One could argue about at what point the research became so compelling that reforms are required, but with the publication of the Saunders’ study there can be no informed discussion that the present practices are safe or acceptable. 

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