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Approximately 57 percent of all children in the United States are living in homes that are either considered to be either "low income" or impoverished.
More than 25 percent of all U.S. children have a chronic health condition that affects their ability to learn.
At this point, 15-year-olds that attend U.S. public schools do not even rank in the top half of all industrialized nations when it comes to math or science literacy.
Children in the United States are three times more likely to be prescribed antidepressants than children in Europe are.
It is being projected that approximately 50 percent of all U.S. children will be on food stamps at some point in their lives before they reach the age of 18.
It is estimated that child homelessness in the United States has risen by 33 percent since 2007.
One out of every four teen girls in the United States now has an STD.
"When I was young, we were taught to be discreet and respectful of elders, but the present youth are exceedingly disrespectful and impatient of restraint". Hesiod, 8th century BC
"What is happening to our young people? They disrespect their elders, they disobey their parents. They ignore the law. They riot in the streets inflamed with wild notions. Their morals are decaying. What is to become of them?" Plato, 4th Century BC
"The young people of today think of nothing but themselves. They have no reverence for parents or old age. They are impatient of all restraint... As for the girls, they are forward, immodest and unladylike in speech, behavior and dress." Attributed to Peter the Hermit, AD 1274
Originally posted by litterbaux
reply to post by benrl
Pretty sure AIDS wasn't around in 50 bc. If 1 in 4 teens have std's and it takes years to find out you have HIV...
Our little innocent kids are in for a world of hurt.