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Protecting Children or Tool of Revenge Against Parents

on Fri, 08/10/2012 - 00:45
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How did a rule designed to protect innocent children be used to harass innocent parents?

The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare admits some parents have been investigated dozens of times for child abuse because of bogus, anonymous calls.

The arrest and conviction of former Penn State Football Coach Jerry Sandusky brought unprecedented awareness to child abuse, and a commitment to look closely at every claim.

But a couple in Luzerne County says someone is taking advantage of that awareness and commitment to investigate them, even though paperwork shows caseworkers investigating them,

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System designed to protect children did anything but

on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 13:02
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The co-author of the harrowing report published last week on the deaths of almost 200 children in State care has said that he hopes the report’s legacy will be a referendum on the rights of the child.

Speaking to the Galway Independent, Salthill native Dr Geoffrey Shannon said that the report, which examined 196 child deaths from 2000 to 2010, highlighted that the system “designed to protect children did anything but that”.

One hundred and twelve child deaths examined by the Independent Child Death Review Group were found to have been the result of unnatural causes, including suicide and