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Texas lawmakers consider bill to reduce child abuse and neglect

Children are the future, and providing a nurturing and supportive growth environment is one way to ensure that they reach their physical and emotional maturity. However, as any Dallas family violence attorney knows, child abuse can cause lasting damage.

Texas Baby Removed While Parents Participated in Protest

On a frigid morning, officers from the Dallas police department responded to a possible child neglect call at the site of the "Occupy Dallas" protests. The officers reported that there were complaints from other protesters about a baby who had been crying all day and night. They located the 9-month-old infant who had been living in a tent, along with its parents. The officers, along with officials from Child Protective Services (CPS), believing that the baby was in danger of freezing to death, took the baby into custody.

Strict Penalties in Texas for DWIs with a Child Passenger

Recently, a Lower Valley man, Tony Yslas, was put under arrest for DWI and endangering a child. Yslas was involved in an argument with his eight-month-old child's mother when he got into a car with his child and left the premises. The police stopped Yslas for speeding and police saw signs of intoxication. They found his child crying, but physically unharmed in the car. Yslas was put under arrest for DWI and endangering a child. His child was turned over to the mother, and Yslas was booked into El Paso County Jail with bond set at $6,000.

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