5. Another law: Safe-Haven Law
Did the former rulings, thus laws, about spanking children already
made us suspicious about how the Western Angelo-Saxic culture goes about
with children, there is another law that introduces doubts about it.
The Safe-Haven Law permits parents to drop their unruly children in a
hospital, infants and teeners, actally abandoning them.
Two boys left at Neb. hospitals under 'haven' law;
Jean Ortiz, ap.google.com, September 15, 2008
Two boys ages 15 and 11 were left at
hospitals over the weekend, the first youngsters surrendered under the
state's new safe-haven law that allows caregivers to abandon children
and teens as well as infants, officials said.
[... The law] allows any caregiver, not just a parent,
to leave a child at any state-licensed hospital without fear of
[Senator] Stuthman's bill was signed into law as a way of protecting children
immediate danger or harm, said Landry, who didn't believe the two cases
Saturday carried that sense of urgency.
Father drops off 9 kids under safe haven law;
Associated Press, September 25, 2008
Eleven children ranging in age from 1 to 17 were left
at hospitals Wednesday under Nebraska's unique safe haven law, which
allows caregivers to abandon youngsters up to age 19 without fear of
None of the kids dropped off so far have been in danger.
[...] "Abandoning teenagers was not the original intent of the law",