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Gov't Agencies Fail At Protecting Children Under Their Care

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Bro. Curtis, Dec 18, 2014.

  1. Bro. Curtis

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    At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities — many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had good reason to know they were in danger, The Associated Press has found.

    To determine that number, the AP canvassed the 50 states, the District of Columbia and all branches of the military — circumventing a system that does a terrible job of accounting for child deaths. Many states struggled to provide numbers. Secrecy often prevailed.

    Most of the 786 children whose cases were compiled by the AP were under the age of 4. They lost their lives even as authorities were investigating their families or providing some form of protective services because of previous instances of neglect, violence or other troubles in the home…..


    http://bigstory.ap.org/article/1014...pact-abused-kids-die-authorities-fail-protect


    Let's give them responsibility for our health care. Should work fine, eh ?
     
  2. poncho

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    Let's put them in charge of our "national security".
     
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