Each year hundreds of families across the state whose children have been wrongfully removed or whose rights have been violated contact the Montana Child Protection Alliance (MCPA). A 2017 report by the Office of the Child and Family Ombudsman shows nearly a 50% uptick in calls to the office from 2016. Continue reading Montana family members, foster parents, legislators, and mental health professionals ask for Montana’s foster care system to change.
The Arizona politician from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that trafficked women from the Marshall Islands to supply children that were sold through an illegal adoption scheme lost an appeal. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the 6 year sentence and $100,000 fine given to Paul Petersen by a Fayetteville, Arkansas Judge Timothy Brooks. Continue reading Court of Appeals upholds the 6 year sentence and $100,000 fine given in Arkansas to Maricopa County Arizona Assessor Paul Petersen who ran an illegal adoption scheme.
Police went to Harmony Montgomery’s home 13 times in 5 months. The majority of calls made were for domestic violence, animal, and building complaints. A neighbor contacted authorities on Aug. 5 of that year with concerns “about a young child living at that address”. The house was up for auction at the time and the caller claimed there was “no electricity, just a small generator and there is trash everywhere”, reports Boston,com. The New Hampshire Division for Children, Youth, and Families was contacted to check the conditions and officials determined, “Everyone’s home, generator is running, food in the house, they are healthy. All is well”. Continue reading Police seen digging around Harmony Montgomery’s home. Step-mother faces 9 new charges.
CNN’s John Griffin slapped with $15M child sex trafficking civil lawsuit and has 5 days to disclose all properties. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the 9-year-old adopted girl referred to as ‘Jane Doe’ whom the biological mother was able to rescue after she turned to social media for help locating her daughter. The lawsuit alleges that John Griffin committed “despicable acts” of “horrific sexual abuse” and exploitation “for several years prior to 2020”. Continue reading CNN’s producer John Griffin slapped with $15M child sex trafficking civil lawsuit.
Adoption is not, in reality, the beautiful picture that government agencies and the adoption industry want everyone to see. To address the ever-growing calls of adopted people that have lost all ties to their families, some states are now offering original birth certificates to adoptees so that they can find their past and where they belong. Continue reading Some States make birth certificates available to adoptees.
We have drawn the line to ensure that all our children have access to family, culture, language and their traditional territories,” the Git’luuhl’um’hetxwit media release says. “She is learning our language, playing with cousins, and hearing the stories of her ancestors. Never again will Canada steal our future generations.” Continue reading Indian nations are rising to save their children from more government genocide.
I offer two solutions; (1) place children will family or someone that they already know and trusts so that their lives are not disrupted any more than it has to be, and (2) localize foster care so that youth do not end up in strange places with strange people far from where they no their way around. This will prevent children from being trafficked and provide more stability. Continue reading Too few lawmakers address foster youth aging out or the failed foster care system. Let’s fix it.
A malware alert on a company computer led IT to report an Eagle River man with four adopted foster children to the FBI. Now he is facing child pornography charges. Agents arrested John Daniel Brooks, 51. Continue reading Arrested on child porn charges one day after adopting 4 kids, admits he is attracted to children.
Dr Ramani was talking about borderline personality disorder (bpd) and how to recognise it from the 9 traits of it. Watching it I thought wow! This sounds so much like the traits of an adopted person. Continue reading Borderline Personality Disorder or Adoptee? — Finding Joy…….
human trafficking is real, and when there’s suffering, it’s the adoptee who does the most suffering along with birth parent(s). ….an international transracial adoptee. I am one of over 220,000 South Korean babies adopted out. Korea was the largest child exporter for years generating an estimated 3.3 billions of dollars between adoption agencies and Korea. … Continue reading Case #8300