[ExI] flds raid, was general repudiation...
spike66 at att.net
Wed Apr 30 14:17:03 UTC 2008
> [mailto:extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org] On Behalf Of BillK
> The reason for removal of the children was not to punish the adults.
> It was to stop the adults from continuing to abuse the children.
> Authorities believe that of the 53 girls aged between 14 and
> 17, 29 are already mothers and two are pregnant.
> "It shows you a pretty distinct pattern, that it was pretty
> pervasive," said Darrell Azar, a spokesman for the Texas
> Child Protective Services...> BillK
Agreed that the FLDS people were doing wrong. The critical question now
becomes this: if I show you a neighborhood with teen pregnancy numbers
similar to these, is the government obligated to go into that neighborhood
and seize all the children who live there?
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