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Wisconsin Senator Thinks Single Parenthood Is Child Abuse—And Proposes Bill To Make It So

March 1, 2012 1 comment

http://mybrownbaby.com/2012/03/wisconsin-senator-thinks-single-parenthood-is-child-abuse-and-proposes-bill-to-make-it-so/

By Denene Millner

Post image for Wisconsin Senator Thinks Single Parenthood Is Child Abuse—And Proposes Bill To Make It SoA Wisconsin legislator recently authored a controversial bill that would force the state’s Health department  to claim in literature that children from single parent homes are probably victims of child abuse. The bill, proposed by Sen. Glenn Grothman , a Republican in Wisconsin’s state senate, would force the state Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board to create campaigns that would “emphasize nonmarital parenthood as a contributing factor to child abuse and neglect.” In a state where 32 percent of the populace is comprised of single parents. Grothman’s bill reads, in part:

 

Section 1. 48.982 (2) (g) 2. of the statutes is amended to read: Read more…

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