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Old 19 March 2016, 11:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Mouse View Post
I thought the safe place signs were references to safe haven laws, where if a mother gives birth, but is unable to or unwilling to care for her child, if she leaves it at a place with a safe haven sign, social services will take the child in and find a good home for the abandoned kid. It also means that they also won't try to track down and prosecute the mother for abandoning her kid.
Safe Haven laws name specific, non-commercial types of places -- hospitals and fire stations, for example -- where babies can be left.
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