The chief prosecutor in Wayne County, Michigan wants to throw parents in jail for failing to show up for school meetings. Prosecutor Kym Worthy is courting lawmakers to introduce a bill that would criminalize parents who fail to participate in at least one school conference each year. There is no indication yet as to how […]
A recent audit of foster homes in Kentucky revealed that the state had placed a number of foster children in homes with registered sex offenders. Government auditors simply compared lists of addresses for foster homes with those of registered sex offenders and found a number of matches.
In an interview with Reader’s Digest, Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, admitted that the Obama administration has put pressure on various media outlets to deny equal weight to those in the medical and scientific community who encourage individuals to carefully scrutinize vaccinations being offered to the public. Not only […]
A mother is flabbergasted after being sued by Oregon for foster care expenses. Allegedly, not only did the State of Oregon wrongfully take custody of her son and place him in foster care for two years, the state now wants her to pay for it. This unsolicited invoice is the result of an Oregon law […]
A debate over giving psychotropic drugs to foster children erupted last year after a 7-year-old boy who was heavily medicated while in foster care took his own life. Since that time, the state of Florida has taken a closer look at the use of psychotropic medication in state foster care. In response to one suggestion […]
Daniel Leddy, a former judge of the New York City Foster Care Review Term, speaks about the abdication of judicial discretion that often takes place in foster care proceedings. Leddy writes that, in his experience, “judges were the real culprits for having allowed the court to be reduced to the status of a rubber stamp […]
A newborn child was taken from her parents and placed in foster care because the mother and father were both visually impaired. The newborn child was returned almost two months later after social workers finally determined that the couple had done nothing wrong. Now the couple is preparing to file a civil rights lawsuit claiming […]
The government wants to tell you how to have children, educate them, vaccinate them, give them medical care and insurance, and much more. According to the Los Angeles Times, now some “experts” in England and Ireland want the government to tell you how to feed your children. If you do not feed your children according […]
A Pennsylvania foster home was closed after a foster mother spoke out against two social workers who allegedly coerced a sixteen-year-old girl to abort her 24-week-old baby. Pennsylvania social services has allegedly threatened the former foster mother with a lawsuit for what it claims was a breach of confidentiality.
A Texas social worker is under investigation for allegedly abusing a child he was entrusted to protect. A fourteen-year-old girl was picked up by police for being in public after curfew. The girl was turned over to a social worker, who then allegedly drove the girl to a motel and abused her.