Friday, April 20, 2012

Legally Kidnapped

Legally Kidnapped


Equal Parenting Bill Passes Minnesota House

Posted: 19 Apr 2012 09:06 PM PDT

Equal Parenting Bill Passes Minnesota House

After an emotional debate that crossed party and gender lines, the Minnesota House of Representatives passed the bill that would give equal child custody to both parents after a divorce.


Family continues to fight for answers surrounding foster care death

Posted: 19 Apr 2012 08:24 PM PDT

Family continues to fight for answers surrounding foster care death

Apr. 11 marked the one-year anniversary of four-month old Delonna Sullivan's death while in foster care.


Fresno man who molested foster child gets 16 years

Posted: 19 Apr 2012 06:42 PM PDT


Fresno man who molested foster child gets 16 years

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Fresno man who molested foster child gets 16 years

A Fresno foster parent convicted of having sex with a foster child and molesting another foster child was sentenced this morning to 16 years in prison.


Basketball coach allegedly asked student if he was going to “Sandusky” a classmate

Posted: 19 Apr 2012 09:58 AM PDT

Basketball coach allegedly asked student if he was going to "Sandusky" a classmate

The line of ethical conduct in a relationship between a coach and a high school student can often be blurred. It's also one of the areas in which school children can be both positively influenced or put at severe, dangerous risk. Even more than with traditional teachers, coaches often wield an extraordinary amount of authority over their athletes and, when they cross over into the classroom, their students, because of their personalities.


Report estimates 8 million children hurt by foreclosures

Posted: 19 Apr 2012 06:01 AM PDT

Report estimates 8 million children hurt by foreclosures

One in 10 U.S. children has been or will be affected by the nation's surge in foreclosures, a new report says.


What the #!%*? Is anybody investigating the allegations of forced adoptions across Canada?

Posted: 19 Apr 2012 05:26 AM PDT

What the #!%*? Is anybody investigating the allegations of forced adoptions across Canada?

In this occasional feature, the National Post tells you everything you need to know about a complicated issue. Today, Kathryn Blaze Carlson looks at what's next in the push for an investigation into forced adoptions targeting unmarried women between the 1940s and 1980s.


State social worker arrested for possession of child porn

Posted: 19 Apr 2012 05:12 AM PDT

State social worker arrested for possession of child porn




A Spokane man whose job it is to license foster homes for the state is under arrest, accused of possessing child pornography.