Skip to comments.Mother Accused of Selling Her Baby in a Classified Ad
Posted on 06/26/2012 12:42:27 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
A mother in Dallas is accused of trying to sell her child in the newspaper. A 26-year old woman by the name of Brittany Hill was arrested this week on charges of child abandonment. Authorities say that she listed her 4-month old baby for sale for $4,000. A potential customer saw the ad and called police. Ironically, the person was seriously considering purchasing the child.
Managers at Hills apartment complex came to her house to get the rent and found the baby all alone. The mother was arrested when she returned. The baby is now with child protective services.
Neighbors expressed shock over what happened.
I cant take this, Omara Muhammad said. Its hard to see anybodys child go through something like this. Its not fair.
I just think its a very sad situation, and Im glad that the baby is safe and away from those people, said Latonia Smith, another neighbor.
I saw her when she was pregnant, and she just seemed to be very depressed, always alone sitting on the stairway, said Smith.
The neighbors say that if the woman had made it known that she was struggling this much, they would have tried to help her as much as they could.
How much do you think I could sell my teenagers for? :-)
Oh - You mean I would have to pay also!
We live in the 21st century and we've known how NOT to have children for a very long time.
This behavior on the part of the mother is indefensible. There are any number of agencies and individuals, churches, etc. who could and would help.
She wanted the $4000-PERIOD
Yep, like the old Henny Youngman line: “Take my wife - PLEASE!”
One of Holder’s people.
She looks just like one of Obama’s daughters...
Why fork over good money to support the lamestream media?
Should have put it up on Craigslist like all the other babies for sale. /semi-sarc
I saw this lady on the news last night.
She stated very passionately that this is not against the law and that she had already “adopted” out another child in this manner.
Seems like her parents have custody of two others.
I was shocked.
She apparently isn’t very smart or she would have sought out an adoptive couple when she was pregnant who would have happily and legally paid her a fairly large sum of money for the rent of her womb.
This really bothers me. Daughter and her husband struggling with infertility and the potential that they may never be able to have the children they so desperately want, and this woman first the careless manner of bringing a child into this world, then discarding it. So unjust. Time to go back and read Ecclesiastes again.