Judge isn’t even sure that God will forgive woman that tortured adopted children.

Stephanie Duncan of Lebanon County was sentenced to 47 years in prison after she abused and starved five adopted children. Robert Duncan received an aggregate sentence of 6 to 30 years in a state correctional facility. Continue reading Judge isn’t even sure that God will forgive woman that tortured adopted children.

The “Abolition of Abortion in Louisiana Act of 2022” passed Louisiana’s House Committee for the Administration of Criminal Justice.

Louisiana’s House Committee for the Administration of Criminal Justice passed House Bill 813, the “Abolition of Abortion in Louisiana Act of 2022”. The bill makes abortion a criminal offense. Continue reading The “Abolition of Abortion in Louisiana Act of 2022” passed Louisiana’s House Committee for the Administration of Criminal Justice.

Assistant Prosecutor’s daughter’s death ruled a homicide by medical neglect.

Graphic images of 36-year-old Lacey Ellen Fletcher are being released to show how neglected and abused she was before she was found dead on her couch covered with insects, in her own feces, and feces of rodents. Monday, a grand jury will decide if Clay and Shelia Fletcher will face murder charges. Continue reading Assistant Prosecutor’s daughter’s death ruled a homicide by medical neglect.

42.5 million American adults suffer from some mental illness.

Be less judgmental and more supportive. Empowering other people is empowering. It feels good to make others feel good. Smile and the world smiles back. Don’t be judgmental and challenge your friends, but let your friends know how their words can affect other people in negative harmful ways. Continue reading 42.5 million American adults suffer from some mental illness.

Most foster children are missing doctor’s appointments.

The foster care system is broken and parents are having difficulty working through mental health and legal systems. Foster children don’t stand a chance! Only about 25% of foster children receive services at any given time (Polihronakis, Tina, 2017). They are too young to advocate for themselves and are often passed through several homes. Usually more than one a month! They don’t get to have a permanent doctor or team to help them make it through life. This results in missed appointments, miscommunications, and a lack of proper care. It is time for solutions. Children deserve better. Minding Hearts is building … Continue reading Most foster children are missing doctor’s appointments.

Unaccompanied youth make up 50% of the homeless youth population and they are unsheltered.

Children are often a priority for homeless services systems. As a result, families with children are least likely to be unsheltered, but runaways and young people not living with their families do not receive the same access to services. Most homeless children are without shelter. Many homeless youth have been found living in uninhabitable dwelling places. They also live with depression. Continue reading Unaccompanied youth make up 50% of the homeless youth population and they are unsheltered.