Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Nebraska Child Abandonment

  1. Nov 18, 2008 #1


    User Avatar
    Homework Helper

  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 18, 2008 #2


    User Avatar
    Homework Helper

    It's one way to get kids in line. Clean up your room or else?

    But look at the heart-breaking situations of those older kids left at ERs.
  4. Nov 18, 2008 #3
    What were the good intentions of this policy?
  5. Nov 18, 2008 #4
    To give parents an alternative to abandoning children on the sly (probably in unsafe conditions) or "accidentally" doing something which causes the child's death.
  6. Nov 18, 2008 #5
    just legalize abortion up through the 75th trimester
  7. Nov 18, 2008 #6


    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

    It was intended for infants. They are re-writing the law to stipulate that it is for infants up to 3 days of age.
    Last edited: Nov 18, 2008
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?

Similar Discussions: Nebraska Child Abandonment
  1. Child Bride (Replies: 25)

  2. Child Labor in Decline (Replies: 5)