Officers assaulted children in a juvenile facility.

Corrections Officer Terrance Reynolds, and Sergeant Brendan Butler, conspired to physically assault children at the South Florida Reception Center Continue reading Officers assaulted children in a juvenile facility.

Missouri House Representative, Tricia Derges resigns, convicted of 22 federal charges.

Tricia Derges, a Republican member of the Missouri House Representatives was convicted on 10 counts of illegal distribution of controlled substances over the internet, 2 counts of making false statements to federal investigators, and 10 counts of wire fraud. Continue reading Missouri House Representative, Tricia Derges resigns, convicted of 22 federal charges.

Same-sex couples are 7 times more likely to foster and adopt than opposite-sex couples.

Kinship and family placements almost always provide more stability for foster children. Children placed with family members are less likely to run away. Foster children that grow up in kinship care or are adopted by a biological family member do better in school, make better grades, form healthy relationships in their communities, and they are more likely to go to college and grow to be productive members of society. Continue reading Same-sex couples are 7 times more likely to foster and adopt than opposite-sex couples.