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unintended consequences

The federal government wants to get kids out of foster care and into permanent homes, so they offer financial incentives to states that improve their adoption statistics.

The result, states now have a financial incentive to take babies away from their birth parents. Older kids who have already suffered abuse look like damaged goods to prospective adoptive parents, so the hunt is on for babies.

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bibble
Dec. 4th, 2003 03:57 pm (UTC)
unintended my ass
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