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  "Standard Hospital Procedure" - A Report From Kansas:

At some hospitals, when a single mom comes in to have a baby without insurance, it's standard procedure to call CPS and tell them that they think this new mom is having trouble bonding with her baby and they get CPS to take the baby straight from the hospital, CPS pays the bill then and the infant is placed immediately with potential adopters. Unless someone comes forward with money for good legal assistance, she'll lose the baby because some hospital social worker said on Day One of the birth, that the mother "didn't seem to be bonding." There will never even be an abuse or neglect accusation. It isn't needed if she's too poor to hire a good attorney.

A state democrat representative fought like hell for one such girl, but even with a politician on her side, (a democrat in a very republican state) she lost her baby and none of the guilty were ever punished. The mother did nothing wrong, was never accused of doing anything wrong, except for being poor and that was all it took. This particular state representative is very outspoken now about the fact that we are in a state where it IS A CRIME to be poor and the punishment is loss of your children.

 

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