Exciting Milestone for Kilah!

From Mom Kirbi:

Everyone i have great news!!!! Kilah Anne rolled in therapy!!!! I mean rolled! Look at her go! Roll Kilah Roll!

Check out the great video below. What a strong girl! 🙂

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News, Updates and Kilahs Law

kilah-0205Today is a big day for the Davenports. Kilahs accused abuser has a bond hearing. Lets all hope and pray they keep him behind bars where he belongs!

From Kirbi:

Tmrw is the bond hearing and im leaning on my great family and friends. My beautiful babies and esp my miracle Kilah and of course God. I will hold my head up high no matter the result my anxiety is high but we will stand tall and it will work out like its suppose to! Holding my babies tight loving on my sweet Kilah a little more tonight! Mommy loves you Kilah & Bladen ♥

Kilahs Law is being reviewed this week by lawmakers when it is introduced by Representative Craig Horn. For more information about the process, you can find more information here.

Catch up with the most recent news stories:

News 14

Cabarrus News

Mint Hill Times

Enquirer Journal

WCNC

Press release about Kilah Davenport Foundation Non-Profit Foundation – please share this link on Facebook and Twitter!

Reminders on how you can help:

What Happens Next With Kilahs Law?

trachJeff Gerber gives a great explanation about what happens next for Kilahs Law:

Team Kilah, I wanted to take a moment to explain the process that will take place with” Kilahs Law” now that this Bill is so close to being introduced.

REP. Craig Horn will be introducing the Bill when The Legislature reconvenes on January 30TH. The Bill will then go to The Judiciary B Committee. The members of that committee are then responsible to focus on the details of the bill. From there, public hearings are held.

Decisions about the bill’s merits are then conferred and decided upon. I do not expect any problems with this Committee approving the Bill. After the Bill is released it will go to The NC House for a full floor vote. They take 3 readings (votes) to allow for any Amendments to be offered by House Representatives. If no Amendments are offered by any Representatives all 3 readings could potentially occur in one day. If the Bill passes the 3RD reading it will then be sent to The NC Senate where the same process takes place. If The Senate passes the Bill as introduced to them it then goes to The Governor for consideration. If any changes are approved in The Senate the Bill goes back to The NC House. Due to the incredible public support for “Kilahs Law” I am hopeful this process will go smoothly and the Governor receives this Bill in a Couple Months and signs into Law. Sometimes Bills become Law very fast and other times it can take some time. All we can do is Pray this process happens quickly as “Kilahs Law” will no doubt save lives.

When this bill is introduced by REP. Craig Horn there will be 4-5 Primary Sponsors (that is a huge honor) and quite a few co-Sponsors.

Last but not least I personally want to thank everyone for all your hard work and support in making this Law a reality. Together We Will Prevail. And the beautiful little Kilah Davenport is honored with A State Law introduced in her name.

Kilahs Law Petition Meets 10,000 Signatures Needed!

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As of about 20 minutes ago, the Kilahs Law Petition has met its goal of 10,000 signatures!!! What a milestone!

Thank you message from Kirbi:

Hello Everyone. Kilah and the rest of the Davenport family and Team Kilah family would like to take the moment to thank you all for meeting the 10,000 mark of signatures for the petition to raise the sentencing guidelines for child abusers. Even tho this change in the guidelines will not affect Joshua Houser it makes it known how many people agree with what we are doing for other children who will become a victim. Please continue to share Kilah’s story. Just because we have met our mark doesn’t mean we silence our fight for a change. We continue to tell her story get the word out of how abuse affects children and how much of a miracle Kilah is. Thank you all from the bottom of my heart for all the love support and prayers you have shown to my beautiful angel and to myself and our entire family. Keep fighting with us for a change. Thank you all again!

Much love,
The Davenports

Just because this one goal has been met, there is still a need to continue getting people to sign the Kilahs Law Petition. Please continue to share the link as often as possible!

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

For more news reports, visit:

Child Abuse Coalition Rallies For Harsher Punishment

Group pushes for tougher N.C. penalties for child abuse

Effort to Strengthen Child Abuse Law

Family rallies around 3-year-old after near-fatal beating

Other news:

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.

Reminders on how you can help:

New Updates on Kilah and Blade Pictures!

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December 10:

Kilah has officially said Mama! So happy for Kirbi Anne Davenport! She has a little fighter on her hands! ♥ For those of you that don’t know Kilah was a victum of server domestic abuse about 6 months ago. She has reached milestones that doctors didnt think would be possible! With God all things are possible and Kirbi has shown faith and trust in the Lord the whole journey!

God has shown His mercy and His miracles daily with Kilah! Go Team Kilah!!! Keep the prayers going!!!

December 11:

Kilah had a very aggressive therapy session today but she took it like a champ and fought her way thru it ! Shes eating lunch and brothers taking a nap. I am very proud of miss Kilah & how great shes doing. Her therapist even commented on how much her head control has improved since her trach has been removed! Looks like Kilah and Blade will be doing tummy time together from now on. Mommy loves you Kilah & Blade!! Keep fighting Kilah!!

December 13:

So i know everyone loves to hear about new progress with Kilah. Well she is now able to remove puzzle pieces from the large puzzle with nobs on it. She can pull the nob and remove the piece from the board! Today we wanted to share with our therapist and on command numerous times Kilah removed the piece and when praised she smiled at her therapist! & Mr. blade will be 7 weeks tmrw and hes a big boy he can roll over and hold his head up and hes trying to inch worm across the floor! Hes getting too big!! I am so proud of both my babies ! They r truly amazing!!! Mommy loves u Kilah & Blade!!!

Physical therapy and Occupational therapy:

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New Pictures of Blade:

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Reminders on how you can help:

Trach Is Out!

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It has been a monumental day for Kilah and family. Kilah’s trach has officially been removed!

Isn’t she a beauty?!

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