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Every City Should Have a Baby Drop Box -- Love, An Adoptee

Madeleine Melcher | Posted 05.20.2015 | Impact
Madeleine Melcher

I know it hurts your heart to believe it, but mothers do leave their babies. I am glad I was left somewhere safe. Can't we provide that option for all children? Don't we owe it to these tiny people who cannot do for themselves? If it only saved one life, wouldn't it be worth it?

Abandoning Babies the Safe Way

Diane Dimond | Posted 10.08.2013 | Crime
Diane Dimond

In Germany they have what are called, "Babyklappens" (translated: baby hatches). In South Africa they call them, 'Baby Bins." On the street one finds a small door which opens to reveal a cozy, heated bed in which the baby can be placed.

Babies Need Never Be Abandoned

Diane Dimond | Posted 11.14.2011 | Impact
Diane Dimond

Babies continue to be abandoned & die -- needlessly. There are Safe Haven locations in all 50 states! We need to educate teen moms about them. This is a challenge to corporations to help. And to you.

Shoebox Baby's Mom Arrested

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HEMPSTEAD, Long Island (AP) -- Police on Long Island have arrested the mother of a newborn found abandoned in a shoebox in the lobby of a Long island ...

If Men Got Pregnant, Would Abortion Be Legal?

Glenn Sacks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Glenn Sacks

A million and a half American women legally walk away from motherhood every year. By contrast, courts forbid men to avoid responsibility even the most extreme circumstances.