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Shattered Lives: Don't Trash Your Baby, CT Safe Haven Law

Unwanted children are too often innocent victims of parents who bring them into the world without the skills to raise them. We’ve seen too many criminal incidents surrounding the issue of abandoned babies and Connecticut, as well as other states, are doing all they can to save the lives of unwanted babies through Safe Haven laws. 264 more words

Donna R. Gore

Advocates of Safe Haven Law speak out after infant found dead in Muskegon

MUSKEGON, Mich. — The Safe Delivery of Newborn Act, commonly known as the Safe Haven Law, allows parents to leave a baby with a fire official, police officer, or hospital staff within 72 hours of the child’s birth. 220 more words

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Safe haven Laws- What everyone should know

Thousands of infants are illegally and unsafely abandoned in the U.S. every year. It’s thought that many women/parents who abandon their infants do so unsafely is because they are often unaware that they have other, safer options. 602 more words

Things I Learned In My 20's

50 States, 50 Babies, 50 Dumpsters

It’s hard to imagine a crime grislier and more depressing than disposing of one’s newborn infant in the trash. Pioneering hip-hop group Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, who dealt with all sorts of unpleasant subject matter, zeroed in on the topic in their 1983 single “New York, New York”: 2,799 more words