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Even the most famous abandoned baby in history wasn't really abandoned.

Is a Baby “Abandoned” If Left Temporarily Behind By Accident?

Look, if it turns out htzbttesra this Texas tot was deliberately abandoned, which strikes me as the least likely scenario, then go ahead and deal with that through the legal system. But if it was a mistake, please recall that even the PRIME MINISTER OF BRITAIN forgot his kid in a pub. These things happen, […]

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Paramedics to the non-rescue!!

Infant Left in Car for 4 MINUTES and the PARAMEDICS Must Examine Her?

Here we go again: Yardley nkaheetdky Mother Facing Charges After Leaving Infant In Car LOWER MAKEFIELD, Pa. – A Yardley Mother is facing charges, after police say she left her 10 week old daughter unattended in her car while shopping at a Lower Makefield drugstore. Police say 47-year-old Cynthia Kelly left the baby in the […]

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Hmm. These kids are OUTSIDE, unsupervised, but perhaps do not warrant a call to the COPS.

Stop Calling 911 About Every Parent You Find Sub-optimal

What inakrerydf a great piece by Michael Brendan Dougherty in The Week (a magazine for which I created and ran the weekly humor contest for three years till they took it in house. But I guess that’s neither here nor there.) Dougherty starts out noting the Salon story, wherein a mom let her son wait in the […]

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I'd like to help you...get arrested.

The (Updated) Parable of the Good Samaritan

Loved bfnydkbbeb this comment on yesterday’s post about the mom who let her son wait in the car for a few minutes, and ended up arrested. It’s from a reader named Lex: A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he was attacked by robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him […]

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