The admission sounded like something out of “Logan’s Run” or other dystopian sci-fi movie, not an explanation one would expect to hear from legal associates. Nancy Scott and others who joined her in a peaceful prayer vigil for her mother’s life on Tuesday, August 20, were stunned when representatives from the court-appointed guardian’s office explained that the reason that retired Alabama schoolteacher Marian Leonard was on hospice was because she was old.
103. Is that the age where it is considered “too old” to live on one’s own terms? Is that the age that Constitutional and human rights cease to exist? Continue reading Old Age Seen as Justification for Forcing Woman onto Hospice
All that Nancy Scott has wanted was for her mother, retired Alabama schoolteacher Marian Leonard, to be able to live out her final years surrounded by the love and support of her family. Nancy never dreamed that such a simple wish could be thwarted by lawyers and judges and doctors. Now, it appears that time has run out for her to get her mother closer to her home in the Wiregrass area of southern Alabama. Continue reading Daughter of Retired Alabama Schoolteacher: “They’re Killing My Mother”
UPDATE: Connie Reguli has been released on her own recognizance. We are waiting for the mother to be released; she had to pay $1000 bond. See livestreams on the Real News Spark Facebook page – internet was spotty, so the … Continue reading Family Rights Attorney and Mother Arrested in Tennessee – Video
Tennessee To Arrest Attorney Connie Reguli for Advocating for Client’s Rights
Attorney Connie Reguli of Brentwood, Tennessee, is known for being an outspoken warrior who fights legally on behalf of families who are dealing with Child Protective Services. Now, she is being arrested after trying to help a parent secure due process.
She will be turning herself in to the Brentwood Police Department on Wednesday morning. Continue reading Tennessee To Arrest Attorney Connie Reguli for Advocating for Client’s Rights
By Terri LaPoint July 15, 2019 An elderly woman who was forced into a nursing home and onto hospice care against her will has now been forbidden to have any visitors. Without any family or friends being allowed to see … Continue reading Retired Schoolteacher Forced onto Hospice Forbidden to Have Visitors – Daughter Worried They Will Starve Her
Northwest Liberty News is hosting a 12-hour broadcast marathon Saturday, July 13, 2019, with the theme: “Dark to Light: Shining a Light on Child Protective Services.” Investigative journalist Terri LaPoint of Real News Spark will join an extensive line-up of guests who have been involved in exposing the injustice within the Child Protective system. Continue reading Real News Spark Journalist Guest on 12-Hour Marathon to Expose CPS
Terri LaPoint was recently a guest on the show “We Hold These Truths” with Seraphim Schwab to discuss the latest story of the retired Alabama schoolteacher who was taken from her family and forced onto hospice care by the court. We also discussed the story of a disabled North Carolina boy taken away from his family.
In both of these cases, as in many other cases we have investigated, the loved one has fared far worse since being seized from their families than they ever did in their own homes and families.
Continue reading “We Hold These Truths” Show – State Sponsored Kidnapping of the Elderly and Disabled
By Terri LaPoint UPDATE June 27, 2019 – Life Legal Defense Foundation has become involved with Marian Leonard’s case. Here is a link to their press release: June 25, 2019 A trip to the hospital resulted in an elderly Alabama … Continue reading Retired Alabama Schoolteacher Forced into Hospice Against Her Will
by Terri LaPoint Alabama legislators have drawn a line in the sand. On Tuesday evening, May 14, 2019, senators voted 25 to 6 for “The Alabama Human Life Protection Act.” The House voted two weeks ago to approve the companion … Continue reading History Made in Alabama – Lawmakers Pass Strongest Pro-Life Bill in Nation
A mother’s love can make all the difference in the life of a child. Unfortunately, there are times that doctors, including those known as Child Abuse Pediatricians, have the power to enlist law enforcement and Child Protective Services in order to take children away from the love and care of their mothers and fathers, even when the parents are innocent.
Brenner Children’s Hospital, Child Protective Services, and law enforcement say that Joy Zeller has harmed her son by seeking medical opinions outside of the Brenner system and by disagreeing with some of the Brenner doctors. They stepped in and took Nathan away from his mother, accusing her of criminal behavior, in the name of Nathan’s “best interest,” at considerable expense to taxpayers.
Is Nathan really better off under state supervision than he was at home with his family?
Continue reading Special Needs Boy Deteriorated in State Care After Doctors Criticized Mom for Seeking Answers