Month: May 2008

  • German parents post baby on eBay for 1 euro

    German parents post baby on eBay for 1 euro Authorities in southern Germany said Saturday they have taken custody of a 7-month-old boy after his parents posted an ad on eBay offering to sell him for one euro, the equivalent of $1.57. Peter Hieber, a spokesman for police in the Bavarian town of Krumbach, said […]


    This ruling is an awesome show of the law and how it works.  CPS is rarely overturned.  In particular, to have the Third District Court of Appeals rule so specifically on the terms of what they can constitute “imminent danger” requiring the removal of a child, and also implementing the requirement to make every reasonable […]

  • FLDS: Appellate Court Rules CPS HAD NO RIGHT TO REMOVE CHILDREN AUSTIN, Texas (KXAN) — The Third Court of Appeals has ruled that Child Protective Services did not have the right to remove children from the Yearning for Zion ranch last month. The ruling comes as a result of a document filed by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid last month. The TRLA is the largest provider […]

  • CPS v. FLDS: Truth v. Lies: ItsAlmostTuesday v. Media- I CALL FOR A STRIKE

    I am disgusted by CPS – again. I am disgusted by the Media – again. I miss my children… again… So, the saga continues… FLDS, CPS, ElDorado, Media, Rocky, Bullwinkle…. hrrrrm? My day started out a little emotional with this post as I read the Dallas Morning News Opinion Blog – where Sharon Grigsby posted […]

  • FLDS Parents’ Court Citations published in The Eldorado Success

    I can only imagine the cluster-phunk that these CPS cases are in – wow… CLICK HERE TO READ THE CITATIONS IN THE ELDORADO SUCCESS ONLINE Authorities attempt to serve dozens if not hundreds of people at the YFZ Ranch with civil citations in state’s custody case. Citations were published in this week’s edition of The […]

  • Checking In: Violations in Texas Foster Care

    Below I have compiled a sample of real violations within the foster care system in Texas. These facilities are in major metropolitan areas (ie Dallas/Ft.Worth, Austin, San Antonio areas) and they are listed here exactly as they are reported here by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. While we talk about foster care […]

  • Texas foster care system struggling

    Some, but not enough, experience the challenges and joys of opening homes and hearts. By Corrie MacLaggan AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Monday, May 07, 2007MANOR — Yolanda and Michael Gobert tell friends, business associates and fellow members of Little Zion Baptist Church about something they’ve been doing for four years, something they think others should consider: foster […]

  • FLDS parents complain of vague custody plans

    Members of the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints make their way towards the Tom Green County Courthouse in San Angelo, Texas for the first round of hearings regarding the family plans on Monday, May 19, 2008. (AP Photo/San Angelo Standard-Times, Brian Connelly) Tuesday, 20 May 2008 Michelle Roberts – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN ANGELO, Texas […]

  • How to prepare if you are falsely reported for abuse or neglect

    Because the swing of every pendulum brings with it potential adverse consequences, it is important to emphasize that in the area of child abuse, as with the investigation and prosecution of all crimes, the state is constrained by the substantive and procedural guarantees of the Constitution. The fact that the suspected crime may be heinous […]

  • When Children Services Comes Knocking

    Children Services was founded to protect abused children. However, they have now become the largest group of child abusers. How do you stop them? ***Force them to obey the laws of the State and the United States of America*** The most commonly broken laws and regulations are: *Agency staff enters homes and schools without court […]

  • Sadly, Statistics Say So….

    Every day more than 3 children die as a result of abuse and neglect. Over 75% of the child abuse fatalities were children under the age of 5. Children who have been abused experience anxiety, depression, poor self-esteem, substance abuse, and even worse many contemplate or attempt suicide. Over 50% of foster youth become juvenile […]

  • Texas Laws on Child Abuse

    Reporting Child Abuse Mandated Reporting Texas Family Code 261.101 Persons required to report A person (everyone) having cause to believe that a child’s physical or mental health or welfare has been adversely affected by abuse or neglect by any person shall immediately make a report as provided by this subchapter. This requirement to report under […]

  • OOPS!!! Pregnant ElDorado Minor Is Really An Adult…

    Long litany of legal disputes begins in FLDS raid By Ben Winslow Deseret News Published: May 14, 2008 Legal motions are being filed in several Texas courts challenging the decisions to put 465 people from the Fundamentalist LDS Church’s YFZ Ranch in state protective custody.Meanwhile, Texas Child Protective Services officials conceded Tuesday that a young […]

  • ElDorado Childrens’ Removal by CPS was based on False Allegations

    But still … they are keeping the kids in foster care…. ?  Why? Warrant dropped against man named in polygamist retreat raid May 2, 2008 ELDORADO, Texas (AP) — An arrest warrant has been dropped for a man thought to be the husband of a teenage girl whose report of abuse triggered a raid on […]

  • Abuse changes brains of suicide victims

    Source:By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Editor Tue May 6, 9:47 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Suicide victims who were abused as children have clear genetic changes in their brains, Canadian researchers reported on Tuesday in a finding they said shows neglect can cause biological effects. The findings offer potential ways to find people at […]

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