http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0724/p14s02-lifp.html Texas passed a "Baby Moses" law permitting child abandonments in 1999, after 13 abandonments in the Houston area in 10 months caused a public outcry. Since then, the Christian Science Monitor reports, 45 states have adopted "safe haven" laws, allowing mothers to abandon newborns at hospitals and other designated places. They join a number of European countries with similar laws. Now, as states - Wyoming, most recently - continue to legalize child abandonment, they are coming under fire. Though proponents . . .
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