‘Child Safety Zones’ Cast Too Wide a Net, Pardoned Sex Offender Says

Nearly 10 years after he was pardoned for sexually assaulting a 25-year-old woman, a Connecticut man claims in a federal complaint that he is barred from using the library and other public spaces because of an unconstitutional town law.

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Foster Care Program Accused of Failing South Florida Kids

Florida’s state-run foster care program is so overtaxed in two South Florida counties that infants and toddlers are frequently moved dozens of times between the scant number of homes available and some are even placed in psych wards because the state has no other place to house them, a federal lawsuit claims.

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Texas Claims Foster Child Care Abuses Were ‘Cherry-Picked’

The Fifth Circuit on Thursday heard Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office defend his state’s foster child care system by saying that attorneys for the class of 12,000 foster kids “cherry-picked” a dozen tragic cases of foster care abuse, rather than using a random sample.

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