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California Bill Would Stop Parents from Knowing Their Child Had an Abortion

California Bill Would Stop Parents from Knowing Their Child Had an Abortion

California has prioritized the passing of a bill that will enable minor children to receive abortions or transgender hormone treatments without their parents’ consent or knowledge. The bill would allow for information about “sensitive services” to remain confidential and hidden from third parties not authorized to receive that information. “Sensitive services” would include “services related […]

Father Arrested After Daughter Tells Teacher He Spanked Her

Father Arrested After Daughter Tells Teacher He Spanked Her

After a California lawmaker’s young daughter told her teacher that her father had spanked her, he was arrested for child cruelty and CPS took away his three children. One evening, California state assemblyman Joaquin Arambula spanked his seven-year-old daughter after she misbehaved. She went to school the next morning and told her teacher that her […]

Social Services’ Curtain of Secrecy

In courtrooms around the country, decisions about child custody are being made behind closed doors, allowing social workers and agencies to remain unaccountable to the public. The L.A. Times reports that, although the social services agency in Los Angeles County has problems “too numerous to list and too serious to ignore,” one problem that compounds […]

Grandmother of Murdered Foster Child Had Sibling Taken From Her After Criticizing Social Services

The grandmother of a three-year-old girl in foster care complained that the foster parents were abusing the child and her four-year-old brother, but social services ignored the warning. The child was later found dead in her foster home, and the foster parents had disappeared. Social services later took the deceased girl’s baby sister from the […]

Number of Children Torn from Their Parents in L.A. County Soars, Child Advocacy Group Says

In Los Angeles County, the number of children taken from their families has increased in recent months. The cause of this massive “child-grab” is the result of social workers who fear public attention if a child suffers abuse after being left in his home. These panics on the part of social services agencies only serve […]

Who Watches the Watchmen: Social Worker Charged with Assaulting Child in His Care

When determining the best interest of children, courts are often under the false impression that children are always safer in state custody. However, children placed in state care are actually at a greater risk of harm. Recently, a California teen was allegedly taken by a social worker who took the boy to his own residence […]

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