Posts Tagged ‘Leave’

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Nebraska Parents Rush to Leave Children at Hospitals Before ‘Safe Haven’ Law Changes

November 14, 2008

nebraska-leg.jpgThe mother was running out of more than patience when she abandoned her 18-year-old daughter at a hospital over the weekend under Nebraska’s safe-haven law. She was also running out of time: She knew that state lawmakers would soon meet in a special session to amend the ill-fated law so that it would apply to newborns only.

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Woman Shot Dead As She Tried to Leave Ku Klux Klan Ritual

November 12, 2008

raymond-foster-KKK-head.jpgAfter a Ku Klux Klan initiation
at a Louisiana campsite went awry, authorities said, a recruit who
tried to back out was shot dead. The body of the woman, who traveled
from Oklahoma, was dumped on a rural roadside and covered with brush.
Her belongings were set aflame.

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