So, what do you think about the Americans being held in Haiti for allegedly trying to bring children to the US? Do you THINK they are telling the truth and they thought the children were orphaned or are we getting too big for our britches where we think everyone should live according to our standards? Is it better to be in the US without your parents or be in a place like Haiti with your parents?
Answer by older at 1:20 PM on Feb. 2, 2010
Answer by soyousay at 12:28 PM on Feb. 2, 2010
Answer by ItsMe89 at 12:32 PM on Feb. 2, 2010
I think if they want to adopt, they need to do it the legal way. I can sympathize with some Americans who were on the wait-list for years and their adoptions were just about to be finalized when the quake happened. Now their paperwork is buriedunder piles of rubble, but they cant just grab the kid and leave the country. We have to respect Haiti's sovereignty.
Answer by SRiveroC at 12:38 PM on Feb. 2, 2010
Answer by kenzie07 at 12:39 PM on Feb. 2, 2010
Answer by muensters_ma at 12:43 PM on Feb. 2, 2010
They have admitted they knew they were not all orphaned. Some were given the children by relatives, parents or siblings (who signed the kids over) because the families wanted them to have a better life.
They tracked most family members to a village and the family members stand behind their decision, its painful but they fear the life their kids will have. The problem, they people that took the kids said they were orphans to make it easier to take the kids...MAYBE their hearts were in teh right place...but they went about it wrong. The Prime Minister wants to make an example out of them now because they have had problems with child trafficing
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 12:46 PM on Feb. 2, 2010
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 12:48 PM on Feb. 2, 2010
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 12:49 PM on Feb. 2, 2010
Answer by DusterMommy at 1:17 PM on Feb. 2, 2010