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Parentectomy: The State-Driven Campaign to Remove Parents’ Rights

After giving birth to her fifth child in 2018, Angela Bougher and her husband -- a suburban Chicago pastor -- were eager to hold their new baby girl. However, according to the couple, their newborn daughter was removed from their custody after they verbalized their intention to decline the vitamin K shot. The Boughers allege that instead of allowing them to sign a waiver form for the shot, as was previously agreed to, the nurse declared that she was reporting the couple to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and left the room with their newborn. According to the Boughers -- who declined the vitamin K injection based on their religious beliefs -- the hospital took possession of their daughter for about 12 hours before she was returned to them.  Read more.....



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