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Saturday, March 04, 2006

ASFA & CAPTA Not Protecting Children

Yesterday's Gazette had a great letter to the editor by Deborah McLean of Clifton Park about how CAPTA (Child Abuse and Prevention Act) and ASFA (Adoption and Safe Families Act) are not protecting children. Indeed many children are being taken from their natural families and adopted out when they should not be. Meanwhile, severe cases of child abuse go undetected by the child protection "experts."
I hope to get Ms. Mclean's permission to reprint her letter on this blog. Meanwhile, she lists a number of organizations that are doing battle with Child Protective Services and other organizations that are destroying innocent families and often subjecting children to abuse in less than wholesome foster care settings.

Here are websites of several organizations:


  • I commend you for addressing this issue, and I hope you will continue to write about it.

    By Anonymous NumberWise, at 9:52 AM  

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