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NY legislation would teach students how to properly ditch newborn babies

After two young moms recently abandoned their newborn babies — one of whom did not survive — New York officials are proposing that high school curriculum include lessons on what mothers can do if they give birth to a baby they don’t want.

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes, State Sen. Eric Adams and State Assemblyman Hakim Jeffries are proposing state legislation requiring the change to high school health curriculum.

The officials envision students being taught in public school about so-called “safe haven laws,” which allow a parent to leave a newborn anonymously without prosecution as long as the newborn is abandoned in a safe way.

Full story: “NY officials want schools to teach about unwanted baby laws”

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  • virginiagentleman

    How to ditch babies? Quite a comment about modern America. This is the America we want?

  • JoeJ

    Sorry but salt, smoking in parks, and transgender issues has a higher priority.

  • fingerbang

    I still remember very clearly the campaign during the Clinton years to demonize “deadbeat dads”. The Democrats were going to bring in all the deadbeat dads and make them pay! All this was going on while they were simultaneously fighting to protect abortion rights and the rights of women who didn’t want to be mothers. The hypocrisy is palpable.

  • truthhasnoagenda

    This is disgusting, babies are not akin to pet goldfish. Liberals continue to foster a selfish, Godless Culture of Death.

    • bdh

      That’s probably because god isn’t real.