In the USA today grandparents have no legal rights to have any contact with a child once parental rights have been terminated. In fact, the law specifically states that if the parental rights are removed, the rights of the grandparents are removed along with them. This leaves many children raised by their grandparents from infancy, with no legal grandparents or any other relative with any rights to bring them up. One brave and determined grandparent from South Carolina, John Schafer, has decided that this is one law that must be changed. Outraged by the way loving grandparents are treated, he has single-handedly taken on the South Carolina State Representatives and Senators. Taking remarkable steps, he has began to make changes that could effectively change the way we view adoption forever.
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By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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