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Get rid of DHS!

Posted by on Mar. 2, 2013 at 5:36 AM
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I was thinking about this and since so many people seem to believe everything to do with their child should be left alone.. "my child, my right" and the government should "stay out of my business" than get rid of DHS. It's government funded and if everything is the parents right.. What's the point?? A child being starved is considered neglect but a morbidly obese child is a parental choice.

I was thinking this after seeig a 4-5 year old last night in a restaurant who couldn't walk right and was squeezed into booth because she was so obese. She had an adult size platter and dessert which she ate in minutes. But, who gives a shit? Her mother has the right to slowly kill her.
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Donna6503
by Platinum Member on Mar. 2, 2013 at 6:13 AM
What's "DHS"?
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Debmomto2girls
by Platinum Member on Mar. 2, 2013 at 6:18 AM
Department of human services or child protective services. It's called DHS where I live

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What's "DHS"?
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Donna6503
by Platinum Member on Mar. 2, 2013 at 6:21 AM
Oh ok, thanks


Quoting Debmomto2girls:

Department of human services or child protective services. It's called DHS where I live



Quoting Donna6503:

What's "DHS"?

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Debmomto2girls
by Platinum Member on Mar. 2, 2013 at 8:20 AM
Bump
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coolmommy2x
by Silver Member on Mar. 2, 2013 at 8:31 AM
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Interesting point. So many moms here do yell "my child, my right" and then yell "Call CPS" when they think another mom has messed up.
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stormcris
by Christy on Mar. 2, 2013 at 8:36 AM
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It is my right to choose the people who medically see about my child.

It is not my right to commit any of the hundreds of criminal acts that would land me in jail if I did it to anyone who is not my child. This is why we have CPS.


Debmomto2girls
by Platinum Member on Mar. 2, 2013 at 8:46 AM
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That is not my question. If we neglected our
Children by starving hen, we would be arrested and CPS would take our children away. However, when the government and school officials try to intervene on children who are obese, parents cry it is their right. Why? Why is it okay and none of the governments business when a child is morbidly obese?


Quoting stormcris:

It is my right to choose the people who medically see about my child.

It is not my right to commit any of the hundreds of criminal acts that would land me in jail if I did it to anyone who is not my child. This is why we have CPS.


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Debmomto2girls
by Platinum Member on Mar. 2, 2013 at 8:47 AM
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In other words, why do we get to pick and choose what is okay to do to our children. Starvation and obesity are equally harmful. One just kills quicker.
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stormcris
by Christy on Mar. 2, 2013 at 8:52 AM

CPS intervenes with obesity as well. 

Quoting Debmomto2girls:

That is not my question. If we neglected our
Children by starving hen, we would be arrested and CPS would take our children away. However, when the government and school officials try to intervene on children who are obese, parents cry it is their right. Why? Why is it okay and none of the governments business when a child is morbidly obese?


Quoting stormcris:

It is my right to choose the people who medically see about my child.

It is not my right to commit any of the hundreds of criminal acts that would land me in jail if I did it to anyone who is not my child. This is why we have CPS.



Debmomto2girls
by Platinum Member on Mar. 2, 2013 at 8:53 AM
It is very rare. And it is usually reported by the school in both cases. So, what is wrong with the school screening. It's the same.

Quoting stormcris:

CPS interviens with obesity as well. 

Quoting Debmomto2girls:

That is not my question. If we neglected our

Children by starving hen, we would be arrested and CPS would take our children away. However, when the government and school officials try to intervene on children who are obese, parents cry it is their right. Why? Why is it okay and none of the governments business when a child is morbidly obese?





Quoting stormcris:

It is my right to choose the people who medically see about my child.

It is not my right to commit any of the hundreds of criminal acts that would land me in jail if I did it to anyone who is not my child. This is why we have CPS.



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