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  • Britain’s oldest new parents, aged 63 and 65, have baby, 1, taken away by social services

    04/29/2018 12:25:15 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 67 replies
    The Sun ^ | April 29, 2018 | Michael Hamilton
    A COUPLE have become Britain’s oldest new parents — only to have their baby taken from them by social services. The 63-year-old mum and her partner, 65, are “devastated” after bosses stepped in and took the child from them. The couple’s age is thought to be a factor in fears over the one-year-old’s well-being. A source said: “They are devastated. Social services have been dealing with them since last year and told them to make improvements in how the child was being looked after. “They then decided that the called-for improvements had not happened and took the child into care.”...
  • Virginia Social Worker: I Was Fired Over My Concealed Carry Permit

    03/10/2018 7:14:17 AM PST · by rktman · 45 replies ^ | 3/10/2018 | Matt Vespa
    The National Rifle Association has filed a lawsuit over Florida’s new gun law, which increases the age to buy rifles in the state from 18 to 21. Republican Gov. Rick Scott signed the bill yesterday. Yet, the pro-Second Amendment organization should consider joining another lawsuit in Virginia, where a social worker was reportedly fired for being a concealed carry holder. On Facebook yesterday, Storm Durham, a social services worker, described how three Roanoke police officers escorted her out of her office. She said some of the officers had accompanied her on child services visits. Durham was also not allowed to...
  • German job centers discriminate against people with foreign-sounding names: study

    09/08/2017 4:22:20 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies ^ | 8 September 2017 17:00 CEST+02:00
    When dealing with inquiries, employees at job centers in Germany tend to discriminate against people with names that sound foreign, according to a report released on Friday. Researchers from the Social Science Research Center in Berlin (WBZ) sent 408 emails to job centers inquiring about the documents necessary for unemployment benefit Hartz IV applications. The fictitious emails were sent in 2014 and 2015 from imaginary people with six German, Turkish and Romanian-sounding names. The emails varied in terms of profession, gender and writing style. While the authorities answered all of the emails regardless of name, the findings of the report...
  • A Child Legally Kidnapped in Broward County, Florida, as Systematic as it is Tragic

    07/05/2017 3:03:46 PM PDT · by PoliticalEthics · 10 replies
    Reactionary Times ^ | 7/5/2017 | David Weissman
    Genny Werner is a caring and kind mother who works very hard to meet her needs. She has held steady, high pressure jobs and is a kind person who no one has ever made an allegation against. A few years ago, she got married and later had an extended vacation in Florida with her husband. That’s where her nightmare began. -- Yomin Postelnik is a rabbi and activist who used to live in South Florida and connected Genny with Shulevitz. A former foster parent, he’s the only one to have actually filed a report against JAFCO with the state, detailing...
  • New York City to pay residents who house their homeless

    12/02/2016 12:14:43 PM PST · by shoff · 29 replies
    Daily mail ^ | 12/02/2016 | liam Quinn
    New York City to pay friends and families of homeless people to help them People who take in homeless people can receive up to $1,800 each month The plan is part of the city's new 'Home for the Holidays' program Department of Social Services says it will save the city money on shelters
  • The Incredible Lightness of Freedom

    06/14/2015 12:28:48 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies ^ | June 14, 2015 | Paul Jacob
    Free, at last! Free, at last! Thank the Maryland Social Services Administration, we’re free at last! Free to have our children walk down a Maryland street in broad daylight, anyway, without them stopped and detained for five-and-a-half hours by police and social workers. Without parents and children being threatened with separation. Ahhh . . . it feels good. Free, perchance, for the kids to skip or to jitterbug or do cartwheels down the sidewalk — as long as a youngster doesn’t accidentally bump into someone. Respect the rights of others. Play safe now. All these very old freedoms are new...
  • Jihadist snouts still in public trough ( Australia )

    02/28/2015 7:58:55 AM PST · by george76 · 6 replies
    News au ^ | February 23, 2015
    NOT a single welfare payment has been cancelled for terrorist recruits leaving Australia for the Middle East, or those merely deemed a national security threat, since new laws were enacted last October to crack down on the so-called welfare warriors. The Daily Telegraph revealed at the weekend that 96 per cent of the junior ­jihadis who snuck out of the country before last September had been on some form of welfare payment, prompting the introduction of new laws to stop it. ... Subsequent inquiries, however, have revealed that the new laws have yet to be used, despite some 40 more...
  • Foster Parent Arrested on Charge of Child Abuse Resulting in Death

    09/24/2014 6:53:35 AM PDT · by dware · 9 replies
    KREX5 ^ | 09.23.2014 | Kattey Ortiz
    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - A 20-year-old Mesa County woman is being held on $100,000 cash bond while she is at the center of an investigation involving the death of a small child who was in her care. The Grand Junction Police Department says Angel Place, who was 11 months old, died at the hands of her foster parent, Sydney White, on September 17.
  • Italy court overturns paedophile conviction as 11-year-old 'in love'

    12/31/2013 2:17:23 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    Italy's highest court has overturned the conviction of a 60-year-old man for having sex with an 11-year-old girl, because the verdict failed to take into account their "amorous relationship". Pietro Lamberti, a social services worker in Catanzaro in southern Italy, was convicted in February 2011 and sentenced to five years in prison for sexual acts with a minor. The verdict was later upheld by an appeals court. But Italy's supreme court ruled that the verdict did not sufficiently consider "the 'consensus', the existence of an amorous relationship, the absence of physical force, the girl's feelings of love"(continued)
  • Child taken from womb by social services

    12/01/2013 11:46:30 PM PST · by Morgana · 7 replies
    telegraph ^ | November 30, 2013 | Colin Freeman
    A pregnant woman has had her baby forcibly removed by caesarean section by social workers. Essex social services obtained a High Court order against the woman that allowed her to be forcibly sedated and her child to be taken from her womb. The council said it was acting in the best interests of the woman, an Italian who was in Britain on a work trip, because she had suffered a mental breakdown. The baby girl, now 15 months old, is still in the care of social services, who are refusing to give her back to the mother, even though she...
  • (Obamaville ... Livin' the "Dream") Police Hunt for Women After Brawl at Social Services ...

    01/25/2013 9:33:27 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 13 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 25 January 2013 | Daily Mail
    Police hunt for women after brawl at social services is caught on tape Police are on the hunt for four women who were caught on video in a massive brawl that broke out on line at a social services offices earlier this week in East St. Louis, Illinois. According to witnesses, the fight started over a disagreement between several women in line. In the video, you can see four women pushing, shoving and fists flying before security managed to separate the women. The women left before police arrived. But East St. Louis Police Chief Michael Floore says that doesn't mean...
  • Food Stamps - The Black Hole You Enter and Never Exit

    10/08/2012 5:44:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies ^ | October 8, 2012 | Bruce Bialosky
    Have you heard the rumor that the number of food stamp recipients has increased during President Obama’s term from 28.2 million to 46.6 million? Have you heard that in only three years, the annual cost of the program, which was already astronomical at $35 billion, has soared to $76 billion? It certainly has been the talk of the town (if not the campaign), but does anyone really know how we got to this state of affairs? That is what I set out to discover. Even the most basic details about the program seem surreal. Why in the world is this...
  • Bulloch County

    06/04/2012 1:24:48 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 3 replies
    Personal Matter ^ | 4/6/12 | Eleutheria5
    My two grand daughters, due to no fault of their own, have been put in foster care in Bulloch County, GA. Could anyone from that area please give me a heads up on what to expect from the social workers there? I am trying to get them transferred here, to Israel, where we can take care of them.
  • Infant stabbed in Baltimore; mother in custody

    04/24/2012 6:09:12 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 14 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | April 24, 2012 | Alex Dominguez
    BALTIMORE (AP) -- A mother managed to slip a long kitchen knife past security at a Baltimore social services building and used it to stab her infant daughter in the face and neck Tuesday, police said. The 8-month-old baby was stabbed several times, but was listed in good condition at Johns Hopkins Children's Center and was expected to survive, Police Det. Donny Moses said. "The baby should be OK," Moses said. The mother was admitted to an area hospital for a mental health evaluation, police said.
  • Geraldo: You Shouldn't Become Parent Unless Licensed By Government

    01/09/2012 5:16:57 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 55 replies
    Geraldo: You Shouldn't Become Parent Unless Licensed By Government By Jack Coleman Created 01/09/2012 - 7:55pm Think your government has more than enough on its hands? Geraldo Rivera wants it to do so much more. On his new WABC radio show Friday, Rivera cited an incident that day involving a Brooklyn mother suspected of killing her 3-year-old daughter, saying this (audio clips after page break) -- I swear to God, you talk about sickos, you talk about sickos. You should need to have a license to have a child. You should be vetted. I think I can't stand these stories....
  • Ex-head of social service agency pleads guilty to embezzling funds

    12/31/2011 2:45:00 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 12 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Online ^ | 12-29-11 | Bruce Vielmetti
    The former head of a West Allis-based social service agency has agreed to plead guilty to embezzling from the organization, resulting in a loss of more than $100,000 to recipients of Social Security disability and supplemental income. Mildred Horvath, 64, of Milwaukee diverted the money from 2008 to 2010, according to federal court records. She was charged Thursday with a single $200 transfer and entered into an agreement to plead guilty to that single count. She faces a possible maximum penalty of a year in jail and a $100,000 fine. She could also be ordered to pay restitution. According to...
  • 'I hate my babies and my older children are animals,' says Octomom Nadya Suleman

    06/29/2011 12:00:26 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 67 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 5:31 PM on 29th June 2011 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    She is the mother of fourteen children, who gave birth to the longest surviving octuplets in U.S history. But in disturbing comments sure to alarm social services, Octomom's Nadya Suleman has said she 'hates' her eight babies. The 36-year-old single mother also calls her six older children 'animals'
  • Baby Snatching: It's Hilarious When We Just Don't Like Their Kind (Oathkeepers individual)

    10/09/2010 4:18:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Reason Magazine ^ | October 8, 2010 | Brian Doherty
    A fascinating culture-war blog entry plus comments at Wonkette, well worth reading for people confused as hell as why Sarah Palin is able to succeed selling a sense of "they hate us but really we are more than OK" to lots of Americans. The setup: a couple in New Hampshire had their baby stolen from them by government agents--which I think most normal humans recognize as one of the most wrenching, horrific, violative of one's integrity and liberty things that a state, or anyone, could possibly do--whatever the reason for it might be. The affidavit about the snatch lists ongoing...
  • West Virginia: Immediate Action Needed to Help Protect West Virginia Families!

    02/26/2010 3:29:25 PM PST · by christianhomeschoolmommaof3 · 6 replies · 235+ views
    HSLDA ^ | February 26, 2010 | Michael P. Donnelly, Esq.
    Dear HSLDA Members and Friends: Delegate Daryl Cowles has introduced several bills that would protect families from unreasonable government intrusion into the family. One of these bills, House Bill 4480, provides that prosecuting attorneys have the right and responsibility to represent the public interest in protecting abused and neglected children when their position conflicts with the position of the Department of Health and Human Resources. If passed, this bill would help strengthen the parent-child relationship and protect the right of parents to direct the education and upbringing of their children. However, with only a few days remaining in the session,...
  • Woman dubbed 'not bright' enough to marry, now faces baby being removed when she gives birth

    10/20/2009 5:26:07 PM PDT · by tang-soo · 48 replies · 1,627+ views
    The Mirror ^ | 10/18/2009 | Alison Smith-Squire
    Woman dubbed 'not bright' enough to marry, now faces baby being removed when she gives birth EXCLUSIVE by Alison Smith-Squire 18/10/2009 A pregnant young woman,whose wedding was halted by social workers in an extraordinary row over whether she is bright enough to marry, is to have her baby boy forcefully removed from her at birth. Kerry Robertson, 17, who has mild learning difficulties, was this week told during a meeting with social workers they believe she is also not "intelligent enough" to look after her baby, due in January. She will be allowed just a few hours with her baby,...