Parents Neb. have limited time to Get Rid of their Teens

Nebraska’s safe haven law was designed to allow folks to drop off an unwanted infant  at a local hospital an other locations without worry of being prosecuted.  What the law didn’t account for is parents began dropping off their troubled teens at a greater rate then infants.  Parents would also travel from outside of Nebraska with their problem teens and bring them to border towns to unload a difficult kid.

Parents will have to make a decision soon whether their child has promise as the law is about to be changed to include only infants in their first 72 hours of life.

Listen Now [5 min 11 sec]

Day to Day, October 21, 2008 · Nebraska’s safe haven law was designed to let parents leave their infants at hospitals with no chance of prosecution. But a loophole has attracted parents from across the country who can’t handle their teenagers. Alex Chadwick talks to Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman about how he plans to fix the law.

Related Stories

Add Photos & Videos
Parents Neb. have limited time to Get Rid of their Teens

Tags: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: