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qfingers - Iowa company pitches Newcomb development proposal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Relax....no doubt a conflict of interest...they aren't required to announce why they vote that way.
Givemeliberty - Study finds reasons Springfield Diocese Catholics have left the Church - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJou
"If the world hates you remember it hated me first"........until I modernized to get with the times and changed all my teachings so they would be easier to follow. Then everyone pretty much liked me again. #thingsjesusneversaid
GuyFawkes10 - Practice of end-of-career teacher salary bumps being scrutinized - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.c
Doesn't some one else make their pension payment for them as well?
GuyFawkes10 - Practice of end-of-career teacher salary bumps being scrutinized - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.c
Real world you get fired for poor performance. Bad teachers are tenured and score are lower and schools putting out students who are not prepared. Common that core
pjohnf - Illinois governor leans on Obamas for support - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Good, Quinn keep putting the progressive democrat heroes out front of your campaign. ACA is and will be a disaster, Moochelle and Barack are certainly a pluses for your campaign, the Hillary will get my vote for you, Not and why don't you bring in old Slick Willie while you're at it. The only people who will look at endorsements from these progressive icons are the brain dead low information…

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Abandoned baby calls to mind Safe Haven laws

4 weeks, 1 day ago by Jim Dewey

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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