From the immoral border policy to the environment to the effects of the shutdown and more, the Trump administration has all but declared war on vulnerable children.
Irwin Redlener is a pediatrician and president emeritus of the Children’s Health Fund. He is also a professor at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University and the author of The Future of Us: What the Dreams of Children Mean for 21st Century America.
Onerous new procedures have created a bottleneck, keeping more than 15,000 unaccompanied minors in facilities that are at full capacity.
Despite being jailed and many being separated from their children, 42 women interviewed said they would do it again.
When Jeb Bush was governor, one of his first orders was to get children back to stable, safe environments. Gov. Rick Scott needs to do the same.
A unique moral failing has happened under his watch. He must go.
Immigrant kids are being traumatized and neglected. Physicians alert the authorities when that happens. Except it’s the authorities doing it.
Some 35 million would have their access to quality health care threatened if the American Health Care Act passes the Senate and becomes law.
Thankfully Rick Snyder is now trying to help the sickened city of Flint, but it isn’t nearly enough. A years-long program will be needed to save the most vulnerable.
Where is the international community as millions of children grow up fleeing violence, bombarded by extremism, and lacking even the most basic rights?