Thursday, September 9, 2010

Another Argument for Sterilization

This truly pisses me off.
MILWAUKEE - Prosecutors in Milwaukee County have charged a 20-year-old mother with misdemeanor child neglect after the woman's 2-year-old daughter was found wandering Milwaukee's streets near 27th and Burleigh late this past Monday night.

Police released the girl's picture to the media after investigators were unable to figure out who she was. Someone recognized the girl and directed police to the girl's mother, Shymika Williams.

According to a criminal complaint, the girl's mother told police that she had taken the girl to a home near 29th and Burleigh approximately two weeks ago. The mother said she paid the people there $25 to watch her daughter for the weekend.

While the mother didn't know those people's last names or exact address, she said they had watched her daughter before and were related to her sister's children.

Police were able to make contact with one of the people who watched the 2-year-old. That person, who is a 13-year-old, corroborated the story about watching the girl. She said after the weekend, a person named NeNe took the girl and that was the last she time she had seen the girl.

The mother claims she hadn't seen her daughter for two weeks. It's not clear where the girl was the entire time.

Authorities say when they found the girl, she was dehydrated and had a fever of 102.
And they call this a misdemeanor??

Where to begin??? Let's see - she took her daughter to SOMEONE'S house (because of course, if someone is watching your daughter for the weekend, what do you need names for?) two weeks ago to watch her for the weekend. Ummm - last I checked, a weekend doesn't last two F*CKING weeks!! And though you took her there, you really don't know the address...but hell! What would you need an address for? It's only your 2 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER!!!!!!

I hope they throw the book at her, but I won't hold my breath.

I've said it before and I'll say it again...folks should have to get sterilized at puberty and NOT be able to have it reversed unless and until they can pass an extensive parenting test. Kids should not have to be put through the hell that is a horrific parent.


  1. Chris, having a 2 yr old myself I can't imagine what this poor child must have lived through in her short life. I would bet the mother came from a similar background. A young unmarried mom who didn't care. It's hard to believe someone could treat a child this way. I agree the mother should be in jail for this neglect. The child deserves a much better life than this.

  2. I'm sure mom came from a similar background, but there is NO reason to perpetuate the pattern. I just hope this poor little one ends up with someone who truly cares about her.