Interesting Adoption Resource


Honesty in all aspects of adoption suggests progress, especially for the children involved.

Researching Reform

The Donaldson Adoption Institute is based in New York and promised to offer  “independent and objective adoption research, education, and advocacy that addressed the needs of birth parents, adopted people, adoptive parents, the people who love them, and the professionals that serve them.”

However, the Institute appears to have closed its doors, or at least shut down its adoption reform efforts, though they have kindly left a lot of their research up on their site and some of it is free.

While this is a US based organisation and some of the content may not apply to the UK directly, it may offer some powerful insights where US and UK policies on adoption cross.

While we have not had the chance to look at the publicly available content on the Institute’s site, at first glance it looks very interesting.

Here are some reports we thought our readers would find useful:

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Voyage to Venezuela (4) – Trip on Grace Line Ship, S.S. Santa Rosa – December, 1938 – January, 1939


A fascinating glimpse of reality, and history in the making, as each absorbing facet of this family saga unfolds.

"Greatest Generation" Life Lessons

This is the  beginning of a series of posts concerning Lad’s Voyage to Venezuela, taking a similar route as John Jackson Lewis during the first portion of his journey, about 88 years later. Lad and Dan had been hired by their Uncle Ted Human (husband of Helen (Peabody) Human, Aunt Helen), sister of Arla Mary (Peabody) Guion, Grandpa’s wife who had passed away in 1933 after a long illness.

The following are documents my Dad had to obtain and/or deliver before he even set foot on the ship that would carry him to Venezuela. Dan had gone through this same process in September and October of 1938.

Here are some documents regarding Lad’s trip on a Grace Line ship, the S. S. Santa Rosa, from New York to Curacao, Venezuela, in 1939.

SUMMARY OF EXPENSE ACCOUNT, TOOLS ORDERED, ETC.

S.S. Santa Rosa Passenger List – cover

SS Santa Rose Passenger…

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Joint Enterprise: Judges Got It Wrong – Help Them Fight For Justice


Unpalatable truth has revealed that judges got it wrong. Let’s hope this results in justice.

Parents Rights Blog

Joint Enterprise: Judges Got It Wrong – Help Them Fight For Justice

On 18th February 2016 The Supreme Court ruled that the common law doctrine of JOINT ENTERPRISE had ‘taken a wrong turn’ in 1984.Whilst acknowledging that the general principle of joint enterprise was justified, The Supreme Court ruled that the application of the law had been misinterpreted by the judiciary for 30 years, leading to thousands of possibly wrongful convictions. It is this misinterpretation of the law that has been corrected, not the substantive law itself. It has always been accepted when someone is murdered it is not just the person who delivered the fatal blow that is guilty. Society has always held the view that those who assist and encourage that murder should also be convicted and punished accordingly.

However, over the last 30 years those who do not assist or encourage the murder, but instead merely…

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Maurice Kirk call 14 June 2019 – mail again refused to the RCJ – WHAT IS GOING ON? + archive


That one human being should have to suffer so much at the hands of those supposed to be upholders of the law is beyond belief. It is all the more shameful because no one with the power to intervene has done so, although they have been alerted and called upon to act. We are up against the old problem – no one will believe you.

VICTIMS OF THE STATE

Maurice Kirk call 14 June – mail refused to be sent to RCJ 14 June ’19 +archive

Again, mail is refused to be sent to the Royal Courts of Justice [RCJ] – DISGRACEFUL!

Archive:

Maurice Kirk: 2 calls 10 June – nothing changes – 14 June 2019 + archive

Maurice Kirk: 2 calls – nothing changes – 10 June 2019

Below, the letter received on 10 June ’19, dated 31 May – the day after Maurice was refused to be taken to his Cardiff Civil court hearing – courtesy of the prison, followed by the letter from the P.M.’s office, 05 June 2019:

2]  Letter from the Prime Minister’s office dated 05 June 2019 regarding letters regarding severe irregularities ongoing at HMP Cardiff – particularly the non-delivery of  Royal Mail to government departments and the withholding of mail to Maurice…

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Family Court Judges Could Be making Serious Mistakes In Their Judgments


This is surely a matter that demands more attention and publicity.

Researching Reform

Family court judges can’t produce judgments immediately after each hearing as they move from case to case with no time in between each sitting to write up their rulings, a court of appeal judge said.

The revelation raises serious questions about the accuracy of judgments in the family courts, where judges find themselves writing up rulings long after hearings have concluded.

The possibility that judges may also be mixing up facts from the several cases they oversee before writing their judgments raises further concerns.

There is currently no information available on the time periods that elapse between the end of a hearing and when a family judge writes up a ruling for that hearing.

Lady Justice King sitting in the Court of Appeal told the parties at the hearing that family courts were overwhelmed with care applications from social services chiefs and that the volume of applications was placing huge…

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Voyage to Venezuela (2) – More Red Tape


A fascinating glimpse into the reality of history.

"Greatest Generation" Life Lessons

This is the  beginning of a series of posts concerning Lad’s Voyage to Venezuela, taking a similar route as John Jackson Lewis during the first portion of his journey, about 88 years later. Lad and Dan had been hired by their Uncle Ted Human (husband of Helen (Peabody) Human, Aunt Helen), sister of Arla Mary (Peabody) Guion, Grandpa’s wife who had passed away in 1933 after a long illness.

The following are documents my Dad had to obtain and/or deliver before he even set foot on the ship that would carry him to Venezuela. Dan had gone through this same process in September and October of 1938.

Report from Lad’s doctor that he had examined Lad and there was no evidence of leprosy, trachoma, insanity or epilepsy.

A statement from his doctor that he had been vaccinated.

The VISA Application Form

A letter from Lad’s employer, INTERAMERICA, INC. to the…

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Alabama Lab Owner Arrested for Falsifying Results of Drug Tests Used to Medically Kidnap Children


For evil to be thwarted; constant vigilance is imperative if we are not to be caught unaware.

Parents Rights Blog

Alabama Lab Owner Arrested for Falsifying Results of Drug Tests Used to Medically Kidnap Children

via Dozens Of CPS Caseworkers Caught Lying, Falsifying Documents

by Brian Shilhavy

Editor, Health Impact News

Local media in Alabama are reporting that Brandy Murrah, owner of A&J Lab Collections in Ozark, Alabama, has turned herself in to local police over charges that she falsified paternity tests and drug test screenings in child custody cases.

Dale County District Attorney Kirke Adams has stated that Murrah’s actions may have resulted in a potential “tidal wave” of DHR cases where children were removed from their parents based on false evidence from her lab.  View Article By Clicking On Here→

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