The Pros And Cons Of Abuse In Foster Homes

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Foster parents should be more closely checked before they can foster and after have more surprise check ups after receiving a child in the U.S Not everyone is suitable to become a foster parent. For Example, “two kids on the run from a former foster mother who had bound their hands with zip ties and beat them.” Another story said that “ a lancaster foster father sexually abused two young sisters in his care. Even cases of abuse scattered through California 's privatized foster care system”, children whipped with belts, burdened with a car cigarette lighters, and traumatized by beatings and threats (Therolf). This means that the children that were abused as a child will be traumatized as they grew up. They probably might not even live a healthy life. If a child got abused really severely the child might grow up mentally disabled. Although people might have good intentions to care for a foster child foster parents should be more closely selected and monitored. In addition, Abuse in foster homes is an issue now because there is more children that are getting abused. On an average many people including children will get abused. It is …show more content…
It is also important because we all have a chance at life. Why make it unfair and not let abused foster kids to not live. To solve this problem people need to let people who are qualified to be able to foster if they want. not everyone should be allowed to foster no criminals or anyone convicted of a crime should be allowed to foster. Even though foster parents try their best to care for a foster child not every parent should have the right to be a parent. For example, the story in the beginning of the essay states that children in foster homes or any home can get abused. There is many ways to prevent this if everyone can

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