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  • Safe-Haven Laws Fail to End Discarding of Babies

    01/13/2007 6:47:55 AM PST · by shrinkermd · 29 replies · 769+ views
    New York Times ^ | 13 January 2007 | Cara Buckley
    Their lives ended almost as soon as they began. And every time their tiny bodies were found, in Dumpsters, garbage cans or, in the case of a newborn girl in Queens last fall, on the conveyor belt of a recycling plant, dismay and bewilderment followed. Six dead newborns were found abandoned in the New York City area in 2006, twice as many as in the preceding year, according to Timothy Jaccard, president of the A.M.T. Children of Hope Foundation on Long Island, which offers outreach to expectant mothers and buries discarded babies. The figure does not include the baby born...
  • A Matter of Life or Death - (Florida POW/MIA attorney activist writes on Terri's death)

    03/31/2005 9:20:10 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 11 replies · 711+ views
    The death of Terri Schiavo has taught us some tough lessons about the matter of life and death and about the proponents on both sides of this issue. Pro-life and pro-choice (right to die) advocates hooked up in a battle for the ages. While they set their feet in cement in this war of good and evil, they succeeded only in cementing the fate of the only powerless person in this entire sordid affair, namely, Terri Schiavo. Terri, was given a pair of cement shoes and was sent off to wear them in a better place where she would no...