Archive for Tag: Safe Haven Infant Protection Act

High school students must learn about safely surrendering newborns under new law

Trenton, N.J. – Today, Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation (S1126/A1380), sponsored by Assemblymen Anthony M. Bucco and Jay Webber, that requires high schools to teach students about New Jersey’s Safe Haven Infant Protection Act. “We know the Safe Haven law is effective at preventing tragedy and now teenagers will...

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Safe Haven Infant Protection education legislation advances

Trenton, N.J. – Legislation requiring high schools to teach students about New Jersey’s Safe Haven Infant Protection Act goes to the Senate for consideration after unanimously passing the Assembly today. In March, an 18-year-old Neptune High School student suffocated her newborn before the father threw the baby in a...

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