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States Weigh 'Caylee's Law' in Verdict Aftermath

Friday, 08 Jul 2011 06:39 PM

 

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Lawmakers across the nation are proposing the so-called Caylee's laws that would make it a felony for parents who do not promptly report a missing child.

The measures come after Casey Anthony was acquitted of murder in the death of her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee.

Bills are being considered in a dozen or so states, including Florida. And As of Friday afternoon, an online petition supporting such a law had more than 700,000 signatures.

Some aren't sure how much a new law will help because they say parents usually report their children missing.

Anthony was found guilty of four misdemeanor counts of lying to police. She is set to be released from jail July 17.

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