The Silencing

In a desperate effort to hide what she had done, Kate Sharp and her lawyer father were sending threatening letters to those who blogged about the case or created online petitions to change the law. And not only was she threatening, she brought suit against Facebook as well as individuals.

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Sanctifying Adoption

There is a multifarious matrix of needs and vulnerabilities in adoption and the system cannot be adequately reformed without due consideration of this. Most child welfare and legal experts agree that the rights and needs of the child should come first but policy and the law often ignore the unique circumstances and complex challenges facing […]

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Sharp Practice II

Don’t orchestrate such a diabolical act that you raise the hackles of mothers across the globe and don’t engage in subterfuge so inhumane that you outrage even the usually disinterested.

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Sharp Practice

if the law was meant to provide protection for anything it certainly was not to provide cover for shamefully immoral acts. And it was especially never intended to hide the deeds of those using sharp practice and subterfuge to snatch loved and wanted infants.

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The Divine Right of Kings

Part I Some would immediately dismiss the concept of the Divine Right of Kings as having zero relevance in today’s social or political environs.  A seemingly antiquated term, the Divine Right ostensibly belongs to an era of the less enlightened and brings to mind historical figures like James I or Henry the VIII who wielded […]

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In Search of Woke

This weekend is an open house of sorts at the United Nations in Geneva (UNOG) and the kids and I will spend our obligatory two hours there.  Later that evening, we will be attending a party at the lovely home of some colleagues where there’s sure to be a gaggle of kids for our trio […]

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