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It's NOT Illegal to leave your child in the car?!

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Posted in In The News on September 08, 2014

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While some states (20!) have laws regarding children being left in vehicles, there is still a large amount that don't.  While these states have legislation in place that allows a parent to be persecuted under child-endangerment statutes, these statutes leave room for wild interpretation.

A recent article on MotherJones.com informs which 20 states have current laws in place.  Its author also outlines multiple incidents where parents have been arrested under child-abuse and endangerment charges, and whether the punishment truly fits the crime.

Read Josh Harkinson's Article and let us know what you think!

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