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Originally posted by atomicn
reply to post by EvanB
Would people be in trouble if they didn't feed their children enough. (of course it would be considered child abuse and possibly considered torture/murder)
Why is it different with the opposite extreme? Over feeding the child will always cause death in the long run and high;y increase the illness/disease related from obesity.
To all the people who think this is wrong. Stop posting saying this is wrong. You lack the basic critical thinking needed to bring up anything worth posting.
Originally posted by ZIPMATT
reply to post by SangriaRed
i actually think supernanny did a great job with specifically very difficult children. but there is no need for 'supernazis' which also applies to the social services.
here is a list from welsh women's aid i found it highly useful in understanding dv in a human rights context.
it is amazing just what the state will not only sponsor but even force on people in terms of abuse.
they want to punish them for noncompliance with abuse by the further abuse of taking their children away.
thats real typical abuser behaviours, all carried on in full effect by the state .
sickening yes but it needs exposing. in winterbourne view youngsters with learning difficulties were being beaten up and tortured, literally , video evidence all there etc. and it was being covered up. violent abuse in the name of abuse. that is what they are really all about.
psychological and emotional abuse ; listededit on 4-9-2011 by ZIPMATT because: to add link
Originally posted by RisenAngel77
Originally posted by Terrorist
reply to post by RisenAngel77
Allow me to clarify; I only think that child protective services should be invoked when there are particularly atrocious cases like this.
Assuming the kids in this pic are the kids in question, They look perfectly healthy to me, in fact in the U.S this is considered normal.
Edit: Oh and don't forget the fact that sometimes people DO have big bones, it is not a myth. But either way, I don't see child abuse in this picture.edit on 4-9-2011 by RisenAngel77 because: (no reason given)edit on 4-9-2011 by RisenAngel77 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by MrWendal
Just because these kids are overweight right now does that mean they will stay that way. Carrying around a few extra pounds does not automatically mean poor health and is not a sign of neglect.
But no parent should just let, even if its just one, of there kids get so obese that it may cause health problems because that tells me that they may not care about the childs physical well being as much as there mental well being, So how hard is it to take your kid on a long walk every night/day?
Originally posted by Thundersmurf
reply to post by SangriaRed
No, I think you missed the point. It's not child protective services job to ensure a child is healthy, it is the parent/guardians. Child protective services will only step in if the parent has failed in looking out for the health and well-being of the child.
So again, no. It's not the governments duty to ensure that you have no drugs in your home either. It's yours. It's an interesting discussion in this thread, I'd love to see a poll on this story