Ohio Safe Haven Baby Box critic Chis Hicks has done it again. Listen to the audio recording below where he (please, excuse the vulgarity) tore SHBB Inc and its founder and CEO, Monica Kelsey three new ones in an “informational” phone Q&A with Indiana filmmaker Trent Eilason, hired by SHBB Inc to make a full-length documentary to promote itself…After listening to Hicks’ total deconstruction of SHBB Inc, the baby box movement, and Mrs. Kelsey, and overall owning the baby box scheme and schemers I wondered if the documentary would go forward, at least with Eliason, who says no money has crossed hands yet. He admitted he thought that baby boxes are a good idea,
Ohio Safe Haven Baby Boxes are in trouble and under investigation by the. state… Mrs Kelsey says that she wants to work with ODOH to settle the issue, but she hasn’t taken responsibility for any violations of Ohio law and her own protocols. Her failure to catch these problems or just plain ignore them, reeks of careless management and an obsession to cook the books with baby boxes that don’t meet standards. “The law doesn’t mean what it says.” is the battle cry. AG Yost, in a letter to Union Township Trustees regarding one of their issues, responded, “yes it does.”
The reaction to the Flyer News editorial is ridiculous. On the face of it the response is overblown, but there is something underneath it all. A melting snowflake? A small crack in the foundation?. Is God angry? Just think how they will respond when the big pushback comes.
Overview of Ohio law, statistics, legislation, and news stories related to Safe Haven Baby Boxes.
One selling point for getting a town to install a baby box has been the claim that the cost of the box will not come out of taxpayer pockets. Well, that’s in question.
Last week the Village Council of Pioneer, Ohio—population 1,300—unanimously approved installation of a baby box at the village fire station.