• Petitioned Congress

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Pass federal legislation to regulate residential programs

    1. Kathryn Whitehead
    2. Petition by

      Kathryn Whitehead

      Portland, OR

S.1667, H.R. 3126: Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2011

Summary: To require certain standards and enforcement provisions to prevent child abuse and neglect in residential programs, and for other purposes

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    • Beth Lines SEBASTIAN, FL
      • 6 months ago

      I'm a survivor of Straight Inc

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    • Christine buser FORT MYERS, FL
      • about 1 year ago

      I have a troubled 12 year old

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    • Sarah Goff TEMPLE TERRACE, FL
      • about 1 year ago

      Allowing abuse to be institutionalized, legitimizing that abuse, is WRONG. We cannot stand by idly and ignore such problems. Protections must be in place for our youth.

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    • Patrick Rardin PEEKSKILL, NY
      • about 1 year ago

      Children are our future and it is societies job to protect them and safeguard their critical development so they can participate in society relatively surviving an unscathes childhood

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    • Loren Rancourt ANCHORAGE, AK
      • over 1 year ago

      I suffer from PTSD ten years later from a "therapeautic" wilderness school (Sagewalk).

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