Kilahs Law Gaining Momentum and Support in Forsyth County

christmasA Forsyth County family is joining a family from Union County in support of Kilah’s Law, a proposed bill that would greatly increase jail time for people who abuse children and cause serious permanent disabilities.

District Attorney Jim O’Neill says there are 8 to 10 cases a year of children beaten so badly by a parent or caregiver that they have life altering injuries. Read more

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Kirbi just returned from a visit with her ailing father who is now in care of hospice. Please everyone say a prayer that he will be at peace very soon.

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Bro.Dave Belk
    Dec 29, 2012 @ 16:04:38

    Dear Davenport’s:Hope y’all had a great X’mas 2012 & that Kilah got lots of X’mas gifts from Santa.I’m sure you’ll have prosperous 2013 in takin’ further care of Kilah to see that she starts speech & physical therapy in the long run.Sorry to hear about your ailing father Kirbi,Who’s in hospice care.Do pray that he’ll stay alive a little longer.As for my late father who died 3 years ago.He had chronic leukemia for 11 years & was treated till his last days.He lies in state at Wingate Cemetary in his hometown Wingate NC.5 miles east of Monroe.He was 76 when he passed away.Miss him real much.So my mother’s widowed & will continue to be with my support in living with her.I also know how heart breakin’ it feels when other children suffer severe abuse as in Kilah’s case.But I’m sure the new law’ll get passed in all 100 counties of NC soon.It’ll take some time for each county to agree on it.So do what y’all gotta do in passin’ the new law.Hope to meet y’all in the future.My church in Weddington supports y’all too.Have a good 2013 & best to Kilah! Signed:Bro.Dave Belk,Charlotte NC.


  2. She'
    Dec 31, 2012 @ 15:02:00

    Happy Holidays Davenport family; wishing you Love, Peace, and a Prosperous New Year 2013.

    Kilah as always you and the family are in my thoughts and prayers, I am praying for a speedy recovery. You are one strong and brave little girl and with each passing day we all want you to continue to get better, stay strong, have faith, trust and believe God will make a way!

    Every day is a new beginning!

    Love you
    Ms S. Cooper


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