Because freedom can't protect itself
My daughter was doing illegal drug's until the day she found out she was pregnant. She immediately enrolled in a pregnant women's methadone program. She was extremely sick her entire pregnancy. She vomited morning, noon and night.She was taken to the emergency room several times a week and put on IV's and given a shot to stop the vomiting. No-one would tell us what was wrong with her.
She went into labor a month early and was given a morphine IV for nineteen hour's.The baby was born perfectly healthy. Seven day's after the baby's birth, toxicology test's came back showing morphine in the baby. My daughter was accused of using drug's the day before the baby's birth, yet anyone with an ounce of sense know's morphine spill's right into the baby in labor. DCYF took the baby. Medical record's appeared six month's later that prove my daughter's innocence. DCYF, the court, nor her court-appointed lawyer believed she was sick while pregnant. The Judge wouldn't even look at the evidence. He said it was too bad if her baby was taken illegally. It's too late.
The missing evidence showed my daughter had hyperemesis-gravidarum, was hyper-thyroid, anemic, gallbladder polyp's, hepatitis and was placenta previa. The baby should have been born by C-section, as both mother and child could have died. This was the reason for her being given morphine. We are still fighting for her baby's return. Her right's have been terminated, but the fight will never end until her baby who was wrongfully taken is returned.DCYF and our Judicaial system need to be reformed. Mother's are being wrongfully accused and families are being torn apart needlessly.
Pity you didn't mention the state this occurred in. Am I wrong in thinking that the so-called right-to-life states are more likely to have these repressive laws which, once again, take control of a woman's body and, incidentally, probably force more women into an abortion to avoid prosecutions? It is the kind of hypocrisy the right wing demonstrates all the time.
This miscarriage of justice took place in Nashua, N.H. My daughter's right's were terminated because she did not file an appeal while the case was in District Court. Her court-appointed puppet refused to file, so it has gone against her. My daughter petitioned the court three times to fire the puppet, but the Judge refused.The puppet even admitted he did not fight for my daughter because The Court is His Boss.
We filed an Injunction to stop the adoption of my granddaughter. Before being given a decision from Probate Court, the Judge illegally granted adoption. We got the decision denying the injunction almost a month later.
We are still fighting and will never give up. My granddaughter was taken illegally, kept from us illegally and adopted illegally. What is our court system's problem? Why does the Attorney General's office work for DCYF and not for the citizen's of N.H. who give her a paycheck?
I have started a Yellow Ribbon campaign and hope that everyone who has had children kidnapped by DCYF throughout the country will join me in displaying Yellow Ribbon's for each child taken. When will our government ever hold DCYF accountable for their misdeed's of perjury and deceit?
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