We demand changes to child abuse laws and sentencing.
  • Petitioned State of Missouri

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Blendene Hurt
State of Missouri
Missouri Governor
President of the United States
Missouri State Senate
Missouri State House
U.S. Senate
U.S. House of Representatives

We demand changes to child abuse laws and sentencing.

    1. Blendene Hurt
    2. Petition by

      Blendene Hurt

      gravios mills, MO

Over 3000 children die in the United States on yearly average.Changes in the sentencing grid for child murder and or homicides. We need no less than life sentence on child homicides and murders. We respectfully ask you evaluate and make changes to the sentencing grid.

1) If Any Person kills a child during the act of abuse and or neglect should automatically be first degree Murder and should never get less then life in prison and we prefer the death sentence.If an adult is hitting/shaking a child they intend to harm the child therefore if the child dies it is intentional.

 

2)Social services need to be held accountable for negligence in leaving children in dangerous situations after a report has been made. They should get prison time for the death of a child that they have visited and left in the abusive home.

 

3)Stricter sentences on first time offenders who got caught with out the death of a child physically abusing and or neglecting their childs needs.

 

4)Any person who kills or child dies due to negligence that reports them kidnapped gets an mandatory sentence of 20 years.

 

5)If a child test positive for drugs at birth,moms in prison for child abuse, terminate parental rights quit sending children back to abusive situations.

 

6)If a parent has left an abusive partner courts have no right sending a child for anything more then a supervised visit.

 

7)If a parent has physically, sexually abused and or neglected a child to the point it affects their health that abusive parent or neglectful parent looses their parental rights.Better a broken home than a dead child.

 

8)Unattended children under the age of 5 place in foster homes temporarily while an investigation is completed to make sure the child is not taking a backseat to addiction.

 

9)In the event a child is claimed to be kidnapped or missing remove the other children in the home immediately place them in foster care.

 

10)If the mother or father are living not wed to someone who is not the childs father or mother and has a known history of violence and the child is harmed or killed the mother should face equal charges for putting her child in danger.

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    1. Reached 1,500 signatures
    2. I would like to thank you all for signing and passing this petition along!

      Blendene Hurt
      Petition Organizer

      I am so excited we are an official advocacy group We Demand Change organization

    3. Reached 750 signatures
    4. Thank you for the support please continue to share

      Blendene Hurt
      Petition Organizer

      this is page to keep track of cases and follow ups and join together share ideas on any law changes that need made again Thank you for the support please continue to share this and may we see the Laws Changed In 2012

    5. new website is available

      Blendene Hurt
      Petition Organizer

      there is a lot of information available we are also raising funds for travel expenses to and from Dodge City,Topeka,and Jeff city

    6. Reached 500 signatures

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    • Maria Banos CHICAGO, IL
      • almost 2 years ago

      Children need a voice.

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    • Danielle Medina ANTHONY, NM
      • almost 2 years ago

      Children need to be protected and spoken up for.

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    • Rhonda Bruno WILKES-BARRE, PA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Tired of seeing useless suffering of these little ones. How anyone could even think of setting them free is beyond me. They should be terminated.

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    • April Phillips COSHOCTON, OH
      • almost 2 years ago

      Children are important and have rights just like the rest of us human beings and it isn't right that their lives are not being valued the same. It is sick and disgusting all the horrible crimes being committed against children under the age of 5 and it is time that you make a change!!! We want stiffer laws and nothing less the 25to LIFE for murder, neglect, abuse, sexual assualt. OR DEATH!!!

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    • adriane bellard OKC, OK
      • almost 2 years ago

      THIS IS IMPORTANT TO ME BECAUSE WE NEED STRICTER LAWS TO PROTECT OUR CHILDREN!!!!!!AND WITHOUT THESE LAWS OUR ABUSER WALKS AND TEH ABUSE CONTINUES AND THERE NEEDS TO BE AN END SOMEWHERE

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