The Legislative Summary for Florida Senate Bill 2488 states: Provides legislative intent with respect to coordination of supervised visitation services for children. Provides for the establishment of the Florida Family Visitation Network and Florida Family Visitation Task Force.
We must come forward with a big cheer of support for Senator Harris. Email her. Tell her you are THRILLED to hear about what she is doing and you hope to reproduce these types of programs in your state or province. Ask her to fax you information on Florida Senate Bill 2488. Then inform your local government contacts and media about what's going on in Florida.
Even better! I've just discovered that Father's Activists have a natural ally in the various offices of Child Protective Services. I've just spoken to Hal Hedley of Child Protective Services in Sarasota Florida who considers denying a child access to his parent through any manner of parental alienation to be a clear-cut instance of child abuse! Hip Hip Hurray! I've been saying this on radio and TV for three years. Something is getting through.
Hal Hedley told me the time has come to to establish the direct link between parental alienation and child abuse by prosecuting a test case in court. I, of course, have volunteered as the guinea pig in the test case.
As well as working for child protective services Hal Hedley runs the new pilot "Visitation Center" in Sarasota Florida.
We need to come forward with a big cheer of support for Hal Hedley. Obviously I don't have the money for a lawyer so we need to give Hal Hedley the statistical and conceptual ammunition he needs to convince the prosecutor's office to take on this case. PLEASE write him or fax him with a brief statement of enthusiastic encouragement and any supporting data linking parental alienation to physical, emotional or spiritual child abuse.
Hal HedleyLet me make one last thing stunningly clear. This is NOT the time for some disaffected bat-brain to come forward with negative criticism of the "Visitation Center" concept. Right now there are only 6 pilot programs in the state of Florida. Within two years there will be 200 centers with some state appointed "director" of these centers. Parental access and parental alienation will become VERY live issues in government circles. Certain bureaucrats will gamble their political futures on continued funding and support for these centers and for the entire concept of parental access. This is a big deal with a big future. It's EXACTLY the way feminists got their pet projects adopted into the government agenda. Once our issues are attached to funding legislation they will take on a life of their own.
Child Protection Center Inc.
1750 17th Street Bldg. L
Sarasota FL 34234
NOTE: I've contacted some of the networkers for father's issues in the hopes that you will reproduce the above bulletin and send it all over the world. Everywhere. Ask for emails, faxes, and letters of support to be sent directly to Katherine Harris and Hal Hedley. And let your own government people know about 1) the need for creating Visitation Centers, a Visitation Network, and a Visitation Task Force in your respective states or provinces. 2) mounting a direct attack on parental alienation as a documentable form of child abuse -- which attack may be prosecuted in a court of law through the local agencies of Child Protective Services.
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Six pilot projects around the state have concluded that:
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