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Is 'The Club' Stealing America's Children? or Hang on to Your Kids, the County Needs Money!
agencies are echoed hundreds of times a year from Maine to San Diego and
Florida to Alaska. They are the stories off how a network of government
employees -- professionals, semi-professionals, power intoxicated,
little-supervised social workers and therapists -- that came to be known
by defense attorneys and victims of CPS actions as The Club, conspire to
remove - steal, some say - children from their families so they can be
adopted by strangers or shuffled off to foster homes, presumably for
little other reason than to generate billions of dollars in state and
federal money for local counties.
the Act set a whole new industry into motion. To accompany the
ASF, the President requested, by executive memorandum, an initiative
entitled Adoption 2002, to be implemented and managed by the Department
of Health & Human Services (HHS). The initiative not only gives cash
adoption bonuses to the states, it also provides cash adoption subsidies
to adoptive parents until the children turn eighteen.
The fact that this program is run by HHS, according to Moore, explains
why those who have become victims of child protective services get
little response from their legislators.
Show me the money!
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