Thursday, January 27, 2011

Child Neglect Bill Gets First Senate Reading

January 28, 2011 - By JOSELYN KING
The Intelligencer

Parents who knowingly put a child in harm's way would be guilty of a misdemeanor under legislation currently before the West Virginia Senate.

The Senate heard its first reading Wednesday of Senate Bill 71, which amends existing child neglect code. Under the measure, parents or guardians who neglect a child, "and by the neglect create a substantial risk of bodily injury," would be guilty of a misdemeanor. FULL STORY

So will CPS cases now be heard in real criminal court with actual rules of evidence and Constitutional protections instead of a farce Kangaroo court?  See The CPS case- What happens in the fog

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