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Child neglect allegations and adoption records sent to wrong people in …

  • Two councils mistakenly sent personal data out, including child neglect and criminal allegations
  • Report blames ‘human error’ and ‘inadequate’ checks
  • Plymouth City Council and Devon County Council fined for errors

By
Sam Webb

13:15 EST, 17 December 2012


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Article source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2249541/Child-neglect-allegations-adoption-records-sent-wrong-people-blunders-cost-councils-150-000.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

Plymouth City Council blunder over child neglect report

PhotocopierPlymouth City Council has changed procedures to prevent a repeat of the photocopying mistake

Allegations of child neglect against Plymouth parents of four were sent to the wrong family because of a… Continue reading

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-20758794

Judith Leekin lawsuit: Partial settlement reached in Port St. Lucie child …

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A South Florida law firm representing ten special needs children has reached a partial financial settlement involving a former adoptive mother convicted of extreme child abuse.

The case unfolded in Port St. Lucie five years… Continue reading

Article source: http://www.wptv.com/dpp/news/judith-leekin-lawsuit-partial-settlement-reached-in-port-st-lucie-child-abuse-case

Ohio private adoption agency linked to child rape case improperly used interns …

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio investigators found improper use of college interns, among other violations of procedures, by a private adoption agency that helped place children with an adoptive father accused of raping three boys in his care.

State files obtained… Continue reading

Article source: http://www.chron.com/news/article/Ohio-private-adoption-agency-linked-to-child-rape-4096552.php

British Conservative Calls Gay Adoption ‘Child Abuse’

Winston McKenzie

A member of the conservative UK Independence Party (UKIP) railed against the gay community in a recent interview, calling same-sex adoption “child abuse.” Winston McKenzie is running in an election in Croydon North and shared these ill-informed beliefs… Continue reading

Article source: http://thinkprogress.org/lgbt/2012/11/27/1244841/british-conservative-calls-gay-adoption-child-abuse/

Ukip’s Winston McKenzie is factually wrong to say that adoption by same-sex …

Is it “child abuse” to allow same-sex couples to adopt? A Ukip parliamentary candidate thinks so.

Winston McKenzie, the party’s culture, media and sport spokesman who is standing in the Croydon North by-election on Thursday, told the Metro newspaper… Continue reading

Article source: http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/tomchiversscience/100191612/ukips-winston-mckenzie-is-factually-wrong-to-say-that-adoption-by-homosexual-couples-is-child-abuse/

Trial continues for mother of missing child

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A key witness took the stand Monday in the Elizabeth Johnson trial — baby Gabriel’s father, Logan McQueary.

McQueary was the first person called to testify against Johnson, his ex-girlfriend. McQueary showed little emotion when talking about his… Continue reading

Article source: http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/story/19625255/2012/09/24/trial-continues-for-mother-of-missing-child

When child trafficking wears a disguise: The case of Madeleine McCann


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DALLAS, September 22, 2012 – As we struggle each day against the rising tide of indifference that clouds the depths of society’s conscience, there are many whose very existence is fueled by the promise of… Continue reading

Article source: http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/heart-without-compromise-children-and-children-wit/2012/sep/22/when-child-trafficking-wears-disguise-case-madelei/

Overheard: Surrogacy is not the same as incest

We received an enormous response to the story “Carrying these babies for my brother.” The article detailed how Tiffany Burke decided to become a surrogate mother for her brother James Lucich and his wife Natalie.

Tiffany is pregnant with twin… Continue reading

Article source: http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2012/09/11/overheard-surrogacy-is-not-the-same-as-incest/

Another US Child Abuse Case Surfaces

Matthew and Amy Sweeney, pictured, are in custody on suspicion of beating their 8-year-old adopted Russian son.

Matthew and Amy Sweeney, pictured, are in custody on suspicion of beating their 8-year-old adopted Russian son.

Russia has launched an investigation into the beating of a Tula-born child by his adoptive American parents, warning that the latest scandal could jeopardize an adoption agreement between the two… Continue reading

Article source: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/another-us-child-abuse-case-surfaces/462703.html

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