ABOLITION of Adoptions without Parental Consent – our Petition to the European Parliament

Stop Forced Adoptions in the UK is the petition that needs your support, please – to show MEPs that they need to do their utmost to change the lives of families – now and in the future!

We published it on:

The petition is on the agenda of the EU Petitions Committee of 19 March 2014!

In its support, as work in progress, here is a Dossier with online Evidence.

Here and below is the text that was composed in typical ‘committee style’: starting with a list of requests and ending with the support of many online petitions, counted in How Many People know about the scandals of child ‘care’, secret family courts and forced adoptions?

The LEGAL FRAMEWORK

In the spirit of the Human Rights Convention Article 8, the Right to Family Life, we ask for the abolition of adoption without parental consent, commonly called ‘forced adoption’ or ‘punishment without crime’.

In the UK, mothers have their children taken at birth, even whilst in prison. They are jailed or at least threatened with imprisonment, if they dare to complain publicly – via newspapers, TV or public meetings. Despite a long hunger-strike by one American mother, two journalists were banned from visiting her.

As another example, a video on Facebook showed the violent removal of a baby one day after birth. But it was ordered to be taken down and the parents were imprisoned. The father didn’t mind going to jail for the sake of the public exposure he knew was necessary.

Children in care, deprived of mobile phones and laptops, are isolated from family and friends. If foreign, they are forbidden to speak their own language (even to each other) and are not allowed to discuss their cases with parents at ‘contact’, where they are strictly censored. Both parents and children undergo ‘punishment without crime[1]’ which needs to be stopped as soon as possible.

Finally, the Secretary of State for Education, Edward Timpson MP stated in response to a question by Madeleine Moon MP[2]: The number of children who die while in the care of local authorities in England is low, typically around 50 children per year. Due to these low numbers and to protect their identities, figures cannot be provided for each individual local authority.

We do not consider this number to be ‘low’ and are therefore very concerned about the UN and EU guidelines not being enforced, despite Resolution 1908 (2012)[3] of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. This has disastrous consequences for children, such as the irreversibility of adoption orders, as mentioned in the Explanatory Note of the rapporteur.

Our REQUESTS

If family courts were operated like criminal ones, children could not be forcibly removed from parents, who would be innocent until proven guilty.

To prevent further forced adoptions therefore, we ask to ensure domestic enforcement of the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child and to ascertain genuine best interest assessments before any forcible removal of children and subsequent justifications in secret courts.

Given the extensive evidence provided by adoptees on Pound Pup Legacy[4], it is also necessary to make adoption orders reversible.

Regarding the enforcement of UN and EU guidelines of child-friendly justice[5], our requests cover various authorities and institutions such as:-

THE JUDICIARY – responsible for

  • ‘gagging orders’ that prevent family members from communicating the real facts of their case to the public, mainstream and online media – neither public nor media can rely on the state’s witnesses;
  • secret hearings in family courts that facilitate ‘forced adoptions’;
  • artificially-constructed circumventions of the parents’ consent;
  • court decisions based on hearsay evidence;
  • placement of children deprived of their parents (through death, jail or illness) not with their next-of-kin or with friends but with strangers, for whom fostering may represent the means of a comfortable income rather than the responsibility to love and care for a child.

THE CARE BUSINESS – responsible for

  • using tax-payers’ money for fostering and adoption purposes rather than for helping, rehabilitating and educating vulnerable families to care for their own children;
  • the summary removal of new-born babies from their mother – referred to as ‘dreadful’ in a judgement[6] by the current President of the Family Courts, Justice Munby;
  • sentencing drug-addicts and their babies to a life-time of separation rather than admitting them to rehabilitation units.

SOCIAL SERVICES – responsible for

  • the unsolicited invasion of family homes, often with the help of the Police to remove children, as glaringly documented in a recent video on Facebook;
  • diagnosing psychological problems to suit their goals and playing ‘expert’ with parents’ personal histories;
  • using non-exact sciences such as psychiatry and psychology negatively against families in court proceedings and as the basis for life-changing decisions, rather than positively to help families and preserve the fabric of society, according to their professional role;
  • labelling individuals who have not been found guilty as criminals;
  • punishing innocent parents for crimes they have not committed;
  • being widely perceived as a modern Gestapo, when it is their professional role to help families and society. 

THE POLICE – responsible for

  • the forcible and often brutal removal of children from their parents which traumatises children irreparably;
  • following social services’ orders rather than deploying their own investigative powers.

PSYCHOLOGY and PSYCHIATRYresponsible for

  • forcing parents and children into anti-psychotic drugging;
  • calling depression a mental illness or mental issue;
  • labelling human moods and emotions as a string of disorders, unless supported by hard medical evidence such as a brain scan.

PROPAGANDA and POLICY – responsible for

  • converting care of children into a money-making business grown by the number of children taken away from their parents;
  • fundamentally immoral adoption propaganda pushing childless couples to prey on families in difficulty;
  • advertising the joys of fostering in disregard of the trauma inflicted on the child through separation from its parents which is irreparable;
  • downgrading Article 8 of the Human Rights Convention to include adoptive families and aligning the ‘best interests of children’ with official agendas.

COLLUSION on the part of HOSPITALS and SCHOOLS – responsible for

  • claiming injuries to children are non-accidental without medical/forensic proof;
  • employment of professional ‘experts’ at Local Authority expense, motivated by financial gain rather than concern for children;
  • acting as a spying machine for families so parents already fear to bring their child to emergency stations;
  • the Vichy-style role of named teachers.

SUPPORT for our PETITION:

    1. Motion for a resolution – 9 October 2008:[7]
      1. Para 10: “The Assembly believes that these reports and concerns provide evidence of possible violation by the United Kingdom of Articles 6, 8 and 13.”
    2. Resolution 1908 (2012) – 30 November 2012
      1. Para 5.3: “promote, disseminate and monitor the implementation of the 2010 Guidelines of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on child-friendly justice[8].”:
      2. From the Council’s website on child-friendly justice[9]: “Intended for use by professionals working in the criminal, civil or administrative justice systems, these Guidelines address themes such as the family, mistrust of authority and the need for respect, and the importance for children and young people to be listened to.”
      3. From B. Explanatory memo by Mr Chope, rapporteur:
        3.2.3. The United Kingdom
        Paras 22-25. “In a number of cases against the UK, the Court found that “State action lacked proportionality and was therefore contrary to the provisions of the Convention. For instance, problems caused by the irreversibility of adoption orders and the failure of the authorities to adequately investigate alternatives to removing a child from its parents at birth.”

Signatures of Online Petitions

  1. Parents who have lost access to their children, either after birth or later through care and adoption have voiced their grievances in many Facebook pages and blogs, generating a plethora of online petitions.
  2. Together, these petitions have gathered more than 10,000 signatures, as demonstrated on this post[10] on Punishment without Crime[11].
  3. Most recently, the following petitions have been launched and continue to be signed, adding up to 2,188 signers today, 31st May 2013;
    i.    The Secrecy in Family Courts should be lifted Now[12]
    with 1,420 signatures and 22,800 page views since May 2011;
    ii.    Stop Forced Adoptions in the UK[13]
    with 674 signatures and 2,976 page views since 18th May 2013;
    iii.    Stop Secret Family Courts encouraging Forced Adoptions in the UK[14] – with 94 signatures since 25th May 2013.

In conclusion, families should be allowed to raise their children according to their convictions and natural law, as long as there is no physical mutilation or real violence. Children can rebel against their parents’ convictions but not against the State’s. Once adopted, they can find their parents via Facebook, but no counselling can repair the feelings of abandonment and of not having been loved.

Social Services should help parents keep authority over their children rather than transfer parental authority to the State. Otherwise, democracy falls into the grip of ideology, by destroying its fundamental value building unit: the family.

Sabine Kurjo McNeill
Web Publisher
Association of McKenzie Friends
www.mckenzie-friends.co.uk

21a Goldhurst Terrace
London NW6 3HB

sabine@3d-metrics.com

T: 020 7328 3701

 

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About Sabine Kurjo McNeill

I'm a mathematician and system analyst formerly at CERN in Geneva and became an event organiser, software designer, independent web publisher and online promoter of Open Justice. My most significant scientific contribution is www.smartknowledge.space
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11 Responses to ABOLITION of Adoptions without Parental Consent – our Petition to the European Parliament

  1. Phil Thompson says:

    May the people in POWER see the PLEAS of those who have been abused by the legal system.
    A legal system that caused the FALSE adoption and breaking up of MANY FAMILIES

  2. Reversing adoption orders is part of our requests, Phil! I know it’s hardly a consolation…

  3. Pingback: On Awareness and Action re the worst scandal in Britain: #childsnatchbritain leads to #paedobritain | Victims Unite!

  4. Reblogged this on Musings of a Penpusher and commented:
    Everyone who claims to have a conscience must sign.

  5. I have reblogged this and commented that I hope all with a conscience will sign too.

    • Thank You, Maureen.

      On one level I don’t attach any hopes. On another, there may just be some ounce of justice and conscience in some of those 35 MEPs on the Petitions Committee. Who knows!?

      Have yet to explore a bit more about their clout, if any…

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  9. andy peacher says:

    MERRY CHRISTMAS MR CAMERON

    We need 1 million utube hits by christmas and as many messages of support as you can This is a SORRY FROM SANTA to all children who has been abused by the state and if Mr Cameron says sorry then i will eat my hat.

    David Cameron left his child in a pub alone and oxford social workers ignored child protection requests by dozens of worried people

    URGENT SHARE Place this video on your website and send to all the worlds media and politicians where you live.

    THE PETITION FOR THESE CHILDREN Badly abused and stolen from their parents and carers.

    http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/monument-for-children-that-have-been-failed-by-or-abused-by-authorities-or-the-care-system.html

    email maggietuttle@btinternet.com

    LETS GIVE EVERY CHILD THEIR VOICES BACK

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