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Newborn surrender is legal in NC… if you follow the rules

Most states have “safe surrender” laws designed to allow young women (and men) in crisis to anonymously surrender their newborns, usually by dictating places where the infants can be left, such as at fire stations or police stations.North Carolina’s safe surrender law, passed in 2001, is a little different, however.According to the NC Department of Human Health Services (NCDHHS), the law was passed to prevent abandonment and homicide of a newborn. “The risk of […]
Source: The Jacksonvill Daily News

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