Preventing domestic violence must begin with the children

While it is common to hear calls for an “end to the cycle of violence,” it cannot logically end without a substantial focus on the children please save America’s Children sign the petitions, Stop Family Courts from sending children to live with abusers And Support –   OPINION | OP-ED Preventing domestic violence must begin with the … [Read more…]

Judges Fail to Protect Children of Domestic Violence in Us Courts

  The Courts Called Her Crazy. The FBI Called Her a Kidnapper. Her Kids Called Her a Hero. Boston, MA –No Way Out But One, an independent documentary by Garland Waller, tells the incredible story of Holly Collins, a kidnapper to some and a hero to many. The film also examines the larger issue of … [Read more…]

Stalking Women Through the Courts

Posted by Coral Anika Theill Author, Advocate, Speaker & Reporter Memoir: BONSHEA Making Light of the Dark Website: The price for my own safety and freedom in 1996 was an imposed, unnatural and unwanted separation from my eight children. The injustice committed against me is not just the physical separation from my children, but the … [Read more…]

Liberate Elsa Newman and Innocent Maryland Mother

Elsa Newman has been wrongfully incarcerated since January 10, 2002. ​And still today she is fighting for justice for her children and herself. “Elsa Newman’s case is the most incredible miscarriage of justice I have personally witnessed during my 24 years in the Legislature, and beyond.”   – Former Maryland Delegate Joan Pitkin CLICK HERE to Sign Petition ​and help … [Read more…]

I am a mother, I will never give up

Mothers of Lost Children and going through the nightmarish drama of court and separation.  A devastating and emotional turmoil you are in, your heart broken, your dreams and your concerns for your child’s lost childhood. You will give anything to be with them again and you do.  You face fear, grief, betrayal, bankruptcy, homelessness, helplessness, jail.  You … [Read more…]

My Son and I Will Reach Safety

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.     If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. The following is a story shared by a protective mother and published with Daily Kos- Reaching Safety “It has been the … [Read more…]

Courageous Kids Network

The Courageous Kids Network is a growing group of young people, whose childhoods were shattered by inhumane court rulings, which forced us to live with our abusive parent, while restricting or sometimes completely eliminating contact with our loving and protective parent. We who survived got older and stronger. Now we are telling the world how … [Read more…]

A Kinder Gentler Courtroom with Trauma Informed Judges

Trauma-informed judges take gentler approach, administer problem-solving justice to stop cycle of ACEs Judge Lynn Tepper hugs Taylor, 11, at his final adoption hearing. Before finding his permanent home, he’d been returned by three families. [Photo: Edmund D. Fountain, Tampa Bay Times] September 24, 2014By Ed Finkel In this Article a Trauma informed approach is offering ‘Solution-oriented justice’ … [Read more…]

Pray for Justice 4 Macey

Please Pray for Macey, and join the cause…. DYSFUNCTIONAL SYSTEM DESIGNED TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM ABUSE THROWS AN ACADIANA MOM AND HER 7-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER INTO A NIGHTMARISH LEGAL LIMBO. BY HEATHER MILLER  |  PHOTOS BY ROBIN MAY AUG. 8, 2012 Laney Wyble spent the first two years of her daughter’s life at … [Read more…]