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Shocking News...Animals had Legal Rights Before Children

Anyone who knows me is aware of my affection for animals and birds. Once upon a time, I was a licensed wild bird rehabilitator. Vern built large flight cages in our Sacramento County backyard, and I nurtured wounded and sick birds back to health, moved them to the outdoor enclosure, and gave them the best chance at being returned to the wild. 465 more words

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

President Reagan first designated April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month in 1983. Since then, organizations around the country have commemorated the month with activities and events. 756 more words

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Cinderella's Law - a Work of Fiction?

So the latest piece of criminal legislation being brought before Parliament is to overhaul the laws surrounding child neglect and cruelty; particularly with a new wider offence of child maltreatment being tabled. 697 more words

Child Maltreatment

Catharsis [**Super Explicit and Violent**]

Another warning: do not read if you have a weak stomach or violent reading material offends you in any fashion. This is a very dark piece that I have written, and it can be hard to read for some people. 1,438 more words

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Long Term Effects of Childhood Abuse

Child abuse causes an unimaginable amount of damage to the individual that was harmed.  There is the initial trauma, the physical punch, the verbal threat, the withholding of food by a caregiver, but even when those that experience child abuse believe they are out of the woods when they leave that damaging home, that may not be the case.   253 more words

The Greatest Human Rights Tragedy

Today I was interviewed on KGAL in Albany, Oregon. April is National Child Abuse Awareness month and in honor of the occasion, I shared the awful truth about child maltreatment in the United States. 303 more words

Signs of Child Abuse

     

Child abuse is a horrendous act of violence that should not even exist in my opinion, but we all know that it is out there.  These kids are stuck in violent homes, waiting and hoping that someone, ANYONE will come to their rescue. 283 more words