Thursday, October 2, 2008

What the . . .

"Parents Give Up Youths Under Law Meant for Babies"

The New York Times reports on the disastrous consequences of a Nebraska law designed to save unwanted newborns from abandonment.
"The biggest shock to public officials came last week, when a single father walked into an Omaha hospital and surrendered nine of his 10 children, ages 1 to 17, saying that his wife had died and he could no longer cope with the burden of raising them."

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