How does adoption affect a child?

Doctors appointments, classrooms, depression, ADHD, PTSD, Adopted Child Syndrome, adoptive parents, biological family, addiction, disabilities, homelessness, prison Continue reading How does adoption affect a child?

Illinois Representative Weber on Inaction at DCFS

“Cassie said that the system failed me, and she is right. The system is woefully broken. Zaraz Walker’s body has still not been found. When DCF has multiple run-ins with the mother, then they still determine concerns to be unfounded and walk away from a child in need,” Weber said. Continue reading Illinois Representative Weber on Inaction at DCFS

From Florida to California, the foster care system is broken.

Young adults aging out of foster care are less likely to graduate high school, attend college, or get a degree. California says that it costs society to turn these children out into the streets and according to the Annie E Casey Foundation, it is very much costing society money. Annie E Casey says that if aged out foster youth had the same outcomes as youth who didn’t age out, the US taxpayers would save $4.1 billion. Continue reading From Florida to California, the foster care system is broken.

Kash Jackson, Arkansas man running for governor jailed.

Officers in Logan County, Arkansas took Kash into custody on an arrest warrant stemming from calls that he made to the sheriff’s office on October 14, 2021, concerning two judges that are part of a custody case over his children in Illinois. Kash was hoping that the sheriff would investigate the judges. He was held in Lake County on six felony charges, two of which pertain to threatening a public official and four counts of intimidation, and then he was extradited back to Illinois in January 2022. Continue reading Kash Jackson, Arkansas man running for governor jailed.

Ammon Bundy arrested in connection with child welfare case.

Ammon Bundy, who is running for governor in Idaho was arrested in connection with a child welfare case this morning on trespassing charges after refusing to leave Saint Luke’s Medical Center in Meridian. Continue reading Ammon Bundy arrested in connection with child welfare case.

Texas halts investigations of parents with transgender children.

The Texas ruling came after a legal challenge by the parents of a 16-year-old transgender girl whose family was among the first to be investigated by the state’s Department of Family and Protective Services under Governor Abbott’s order. Judge Meachum said the investigations violate the “separation of powers by impermissibly encroaching into the legislative domain Continue reading Texas halts investigations of parents with transgender children.