We’ll hope for now that actual Amber Alerts will continue to freak out unsuspecting iPhone owners and get results in locating abducted children, but it looks like AmberAlert.gov has fallen victim to the government shutdown. Here’s what AmberAlert.gov looks like at the moment:

amber alert

If it would save just one child, would it be considered essential?

Nope. Just look.

So, the president didn’t golf this weekend because it would look bad, so instead he stayed in the White House and ordered AmberAlert.gov taken down?


Just remember: The GOP are the “hostage takers” here.

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.


Well, looky here! The Amber Alert website is back up:

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