Vague language of safe haven law causes problems

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October 26, 2008 - 7:00pm

The number of children who have been abandoned in Nebraska is now at 21. Parents and guardians have left their kids at hospitals around the state, under the protection of the new Safe Haven law. Intended to protect newborns of mothers in crisis, Nebraska's law left a loophole - and set no age limit on the child. Now, kids from ages one to seventeen have been legally abandoned. And the law has exposed a flawed system, and struggling parents. From Omaha, Robyn Wisch reports.



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