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  • It's Time To Bring Family Law To Book [When Socialism Takes Your Kids Away!]

    07/18/2010 8:50:29 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 8 replies
    Telegraph(UK) ^ | July 18th, 2010 | Christopher Booker
    It's Time To Bring Family Law To Book By Christopher Booker 17 Jul 2010 Mother and child are often torn apart by our system of forced adoption I have never, in all my years as a journalist, felt so frustrated as I do over two deeply disturbing stories of apparent injustice that cry out to be reported but which, for legal reasons, I can refer to only in the vaguest terms. To cover them as they deserve, and as the victims so desperately wish, would challenge a part of our legal system shrouded in an almost impenetrable veil of secrecy....
  • Young 'Adolf Hitler' and Two Sisters Removed From Home

    01/14/2009 1:35:31 PM PST · by Red Reign · 35 replies · 1,763+ views
    Fox News Web Site ^ | January 14, 2009 | Sara Bonisteel
    A 3-year-old boy named Adolf Hitler and his two Nazi-named younger sisters were removed from their New Jersey home last week and placed in state custody, police said. Adolf Hitler Campbell and his sisters, JoyceLynn Aryan Nation Campbell and Honszlynn Hinler Jeannie Campbell, were taken from their Holland Township, N.J., home on Friday by the state's Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS), Sgt. John Harris of the Holland Township Police Department told FOXNews.com. Their father, Heath Campbell, is expected in court Thursday in Flemington, N.J., in connection with the case.
  • Couple investigated by CPS for making kids walk to school [1.4 mi]

    12/03/2008 4:51:58 PM PST · by sionnsar · 101 replies · 2,344+ views
    KREM ^ | 12/03/2008
    NINE MALL FALLS, Wash. - A Suncrest couple has removed their five school-age children from Lake Spokane Elementary School after a school official there reported the mother to Child Protective Services in mid-November. In response, the Nine Mile School District - which borders northwest Spokane and Stevens County - is investigating the incident. Dan and Maree Koolstra said the incident began on Nov. 17 when their two oldest children missed the bus. The couple claims they have told their 8- and 10-year-old children that if they miss bus then they have to walk to school as punishment. They allege this...
  • 8-Year-Old Suspected Of Murdering Father Says Parents Exceeded His 1,000-Spank Limit

    12/01/2008 5:36:21 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 50 replies · 1,920+ views
    allheadlinenew ^ | December 1, 2008
    Phoenix, AZ (AHN) - An 8-year-old boy who confessed to shooting to death his father and a man renting a room from his father in Arizona earlier this month, had told authorities he kept a log recording the instances his father and stepmother hit him. According to a search affidavit from a St. Johns, Ariz. Police officer, the boy told Child Protective Services agents that 1,000 spankings was his threshold.
  • Social services 'set up CCTV camera in couple's bedroom'(U.K)

    11/25/2008 10:10:09 AM PST · by thetru · 35 replies · 2,202+ views
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | 23 Nov 2008 | Martin Beckford
    Social services 'set up CCTV camera in couple's bedroom' Social workers set up a CCTV camera in the bedroom of a couple with learning difficulties in order to monitor their behaviour, a new report claims. By Martin Beckford, Social Affairs CorrespondentCouncil staff are said to have spied on the young parents at night as part of a plan to see if they were fit to look after their baby, who was sleeping in another room. The mother and father were forced to cite the (Human Rights Act), which protects the right to a private life, before the social services team...
  • Sex-abuse caseworker accused of soliciting (Truth stranger than fiction)

    11/17/2008 7:32:30 PM PST · by buccaneer81 · 7 replies · 2,028+ views
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | November 17, 2008 | John Futty
    Sex-abuse caseworker accused of soliciting Monday, November 17, 2008 9:50 PM By John Futty THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH A Franklin County caseworker who investigates child sexual abuse is accused of soliciting a Columbus vice detective for sex at her Far West Side condominium. Vanise M. Dunn, an employee of Franklin County Children Services, was arrested at 11:41 a.m. Wednesday on a misdemeanor charge of prostitution. Police say she offered the detective oral sex for $150. She pleaded not guilty on Friday and requested a jury trial. Dunn, 31, was placed on paid leave pending an investigation into whether she violated agency...
  • The hidden horror behind a story that shocked the nation

    11/16/2008 6:54:19 AM PST · by UKrepublican · 53 replies · 2,534+ views
    The hidden horror behind a story that shocked the nationTODAY the News of the World finally reveals the COMPLETE and UNTOLD horror of what really happened to tragic abuse victim Baby P. Our chilling dossier, from a 15-year-old girl who WITNESSED the stepdad's sickening torture, damns bungling social workers who failed to step in. The terrified teenager said: "What went on was sadistic. Social Services have blood on their hands." The full litany of horrors inflicted on tragic Baby P will chill every decent human being to the core. Sickening new details totally DAMN the little boy’s wicked tormentors and...
  • Social Worker: “All Homeschoolers Get Psychological Evaluations”

    11/11/2008 2:51:52 PM PST · by Sopater · 104 replies · 672+ views
    The Smiths (named changed to protect privacy), an HSLDA member family in Miami, received an unexpected note on their front door from a social worker asking them to call the number on an attached business card. Little did they know, this was the beginning a nightmare they would not soon forget. The father, a doctor, telephoned as requested. The social worker to whom he spoke asked to meet the family. Dr. Smith requested that the meeting be at a neutral site at a time that would minimize interruptions in his busy work schedule at a medical clinic. The social worker...
  • 11 Kids Left At Neb. Hospitals In 24 Hours (child abandonment)

    09/26/2008 5:39:43 AM PDT · by Renfield · 19 replies · 868+ views
    KETV.com ^ | 9-25-08
    OMAHA, Neb. -- Child welfare officials in Nebraska said 11 children -- nine from one father -- were abandoned at hospitals in the state Wednesday night under the state's unique safe haven law. On Wednesday night, one father left his five boys and four girls, ages 1 to 17, at a hospital emergency room. Two unrelated boys ages 11 and 15 were dropped off at another hospital. One of the boys was placed in foster care and the other is still at the hospital undergoing evaluation, reported KETV-TV. Five of the nine siblings who were abandoned Wednesday have been placed...
  • Father abandons 9 kids under safe-haven law (Ages 1-17)

    09/25/2008 11:14:33 AM PDT · by Pinkbell · 38 replies · 496+ views
    MSNBC ^ | September 25, 2008
    OMAHA, Neb. - Nine children were left at a hospital by their father late Wednesday under the state's new safe haven law, a move officials say illustrates the problems many feared when the rule went into effect. The father, who was not identified, left the children aged 1 to 17 at Creighton University Medical Center's emergency room. The law, which went into effect in July, allows caregivers to abandon children at any state-licensed hospital without fear of prosecution. It was initially intended to protect infants — like similar laws in other states — but was amended to include children and...
  • Father drops off 9 kids under safe haven law

    09/25/2008 6:49:46 AM PDT · by dware · 38 replies · 2,523+ views
    Nebraska.tv ^ | 9/25/08 | AP
    Father drops off 9 kids under safe haven law Associated Press - September 25, 2008 8:45 AM ET OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A hospital spokeswoman say nine children left at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha by their father under the state's safe haven law were turned over to child protection services. The spokeswoman says the children were left at the emergency room Wednesday night. She had no other details.
  • Feds storm Alamo, Ministries target of child porn probe

    09/21/2008 8:14:12 AM PDT · by TheDon · 54 replies · 237+ views
    Texarkana Gazette ^ | 09/21/2008 | Jim Williamson
    FOUKE, Ark.—Federal and state authorities, prompted by allegations of child pornography being produced on site, executed search warrants Saturday evening at Tony Alamo Christian Ministries. Shortly before 6 p.m., agents from the FBI, Arkansas State Police and the Arkansas Department of Human Services converged on the multiresidential compound, which sits on the equivalent of a half-mile square. For about an hour, search teams were seen entering the church and several neighboring buildings belonging to the Alamo Ministries. Allegations that children living at the Alamo facilities were being sexually and physically abused were central to the state investigation, said Bill Sadler,...
  • FLDS Investigation Far From Over

    08/12/2008 2:47:51 PM PDT · by Alice in Wonderland · 15 replies · 115+ views
    KLBJ News Radio ^ | 8/12/08 | Newsroom
    Published reports say the Texas Rangers are looking into at least 20 abuse cases and 50 bigamy cases involving the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and its Yearning for Zion Ranch. DPS Spokeswoman Tela Mange can’t confirm the exact number, but says "we have a number of cases that we are looking at and we are unable to be specific at this point." She says there is a lot of evidence to go through. "We confiscated a number of items including paperwork and photographs from the ranch and we are continuing to use those in our...
  • Texas Authorities Seek Custody of Polygamist Sect's Children

    08/17/2008 8:11:58 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 162 replies · 277+ views
    Fox News / AP ^ | August 17, 2008
    More than two months after being forced to return children from a polygamist sect to their parents, Texas child welfare authorities want eight youngsters put back in foster care.Individual hearings for the four mothers of the children, who range in age from 5 to 17, are set to begin Monday. Child Protective Services has asked a judge to return the children to foster care because their mothers have allegedly refused to limit their contact with men accused of being involved in underage marriages. "We continue to have concerns in particular for these eight children, which is why we have asked...
  • Texas ends oversight of 34 more FLDS kids

    08/17/2008 10:09:06 AM PDT · by Saundra Duffy · 61 replies · 322+ views
    Deseret News ^ | August 16, 2008 | Ben Winslow
    SAN ANGELO, Texas — Child welfare authorities have decided court supervision is no longer needed for 34 more children taken in the raid on the Fundamentalist LDS Church's YFZ Ranch. Texas Child Protective Services filed papers here Thursday seeking to "non-suit" 10 cases involving 34 children, said agency spokesman Patrick Crimmins. That is in addition to 32 children non-suited earlier this month.
  • Mom of Jeffs' alleged teen wife decries separation

    08/22/2008 9:32:19 AM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 178 replies · 194+ views
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | August 22, 2008 | Brooke Adams
    When an FLDS mother called to tell her 14-year-old daughter a judge had ordered her back into state custody, the girl cried steadily for seven hours. "Just me? Only me?" she asked her mother before dissolving into tears. Barbara Jessop is breaking her silence to describe the traumatic Tuesday separation from her daughter. The teen - allegedly married to sect leader Warren S. Jeffs in 2006 - is the only FLDS child now in state care. A videotape of her transfer in a state building parking lot shows the girl crying and holding her mother as Child Protective Services workers...
  • Swinton may testify against FLDS

    08/22/2008 7:47:30 PM PDT · by UCANSEE2 · 57 replies · 189+ views
    GO SanAngelo News ^ | August 20, 2008 | ? Associated Press Reporter
    DENVER - A Colorado Springs woman considered a person of interest in an investigation of phone calls that may have sparked a raid on a Texas polygamist group is on a list of possible witnesses to testify against the sect. .... An Oct. 1 hearing is scheduled challenging the search warrant on the sect.
  • FLDS Children Safe with their Parents

    09/06/2008 10:18:10 AM PDT · by Saundra Duffy · 54 replies · 232+ views
    KCSG TV News ^ | September 5, 2008 | Rachelle Killpack
    Texas officials say more than 440 children seized during an April raid on a polygamist ranch can safely live with their parents or guardians. Authorities feared some girls were being forced into underage marriages and boys were being raised to be perpetrators. The Texas Supreme Court later ruled the action was too broad and ordered the children back to their parents. The Associated Press has learned that so far the custody cases for 235 children have been dropped, and Texas Child Protective Services says more cases are likely to be dropped. Only one child - a girl allegedly married FLDS...
  • Warrants could lead to more FLDS charges

    09/07/2008 6:49:24 PM PDT · by UCANSEE2 · 69 replies · 232+ views
    Deseret News ^ | unday, Sept. 7, 2008 | Ben Winslow
    ELDORADO, Texas — When a grand jury meets here later this month, criminal indictments could be handed down against more members of the Fundamentalist LDS Church. .... Some of that evidence has been used in child-custody cases over the hundreds of FLDS children taken into state protective custody during the raid. Texas Child Protective Services has said it has evidence of at least 10 underage marriages. A CPS caseworker testified during a court hearing last week that an investigation revealed "48 percent of the men at the ranch were involved in underage marriage practices." ..... "Sheriff Doran advised affiant that...
  • Texas stops supervising more FLDS children

    08/31/2008 11:31:49 AM PDT · by Saundra Duffy · 15 replies · 150+ views
    KSL News ^ | August 29, 2008 | KSL News
    (KSL News) Texas child welfare officials have dropped supervision of an additional 54 children from the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS). That brings the number of FLDS children no longer being monitored by the state to more than 250, according to the Deseret News. All of the children have been removed from state supervision because welfare workers feel they are not in danger of abuse. They all are among the more than 460 taken off the FLDS compound in April, only to be returned six weeks later when a judge ruled Texas officials had overstepped...