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Six years after first 'safe haven' laws, battles still raging

Some say policies are encouraging abandonment

By Eric Ferkenhoff
Globe Correspondent / July 10, 2005

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CHICAGO -- For two years, Tracy and her husband had been waiting for word that a baby was available for the central Illinois couple to adopt. Finally, on a Saturday morning in April 2001, they received a call. Would they adopt a newborn who had been abandoned at a hospital under a new law that allows mothers to drop off ... (Full article: 946 words)

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