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Expatriate - Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourna
CoolEdge, what is your source for this concept that we have exited a natural 30 year cooling period? Your basic argument, I take it, is that the earth has natural cycles and we are in a natural warming period following a warming period. Most scientists understand that the Earth requires some force to cause it to heat or cause it to cool. So they look for causes of these periods of cooling/heating…
ONCEMORE1 - 28 Shootings, 9 Fatal, Over Memorial Day Weekend In Baltimore - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Except the Border Patrol would have to be on the lookout for the "troubled young black men"-----they tend to shoot people in uniforms, too...........
UrKidsWillPay - Missouri\'s corrections system has a drug problem - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
We also can't stop murder before it happens...rape, robbery, assault or for that matter any crime before it happens so by your logic it makes no sense for any of it to be illegal
Givemeliberty - Madigan says Dems have their own spending plan for Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Or when the politicians start crying "the sky is falling" over this budget cut issues, and the Dumb Mass's, to steal a Neil Boortz line, just fall in line and go along with it.
XBgCty - 28 Shootings, 9 Fatal, Over Memorial Day Weekend In Baltimore - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Of course there is a bit of a difference in population-- Baltimore has 625,000 and Chicago has 2.7Million.

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The discovery of a newborn in a dumpster in Jacksonville brings a reminder that parents of newborn children who cannot or will not take care of their infant - do not need to resort to desperate measures to abandon the child.

 

While the laws differ somewhat in each state - Illinois, Iowa and Missouri each have Safe Haven or Infant Abandonment laws on the books. In fact, every state has a law in place to allow an unharmed infant to be relinquished to the proper authorities, no questions asked.

 

In Illinois an infant up to 30 days old can be taken to a hospital - police or fire station or EMS location. Infants up to a year old can be taken to the same locations in Missouri. Iowa law allows infants up to 14 days old to be dropped off at any medical facility.

 

According to the National Safe Haven Alliance "’Baby Safe Haven’ laws or infant abandonment laws were created to remove the potential for prosecution so long as children were given unharmed and given to proper authorities.”

 


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