Sep 13, 2005

What is with you people?

Eleven children have been rescued from their adoptive parents today in Ohio. These kids - many of whom have exhibited traits of fetal alcohol syndrome and autism - have been kept in cages less than three feet high.

The children's adoptive parents, Mike and Sharen Gravelle, denied during a custody hearing Monday that they'd abused or neglected the children. No charges had been filed as of Monday night, and telephones at the county prosecutor's office repeatedly rang busy Tuesday morning.

One official agreed that there was no sign of abuse.

I see. Well how about the fact that THE KIDS HAD TO SLEEP IN CAGES?

The Gravelles "gave the impression" that they thought caging their children like animals was OK. Sick fucks. Apparently they were given the green light by some psychiatrist who made the recommendation that they sleep in the cages at night.

Somebody please show me where in the DSM-IV it says that caging kids is suitable treatment.

4 comments:

OldHorsetailSnake said...

Wait a minute. We do it to dogs, don't we? Maybe this is a good way to train the kids to go fetch. Might be a handy talent to have. Who knows?

Tina said...

Hell no, this is not a good way for human beings for god's sake!! They r not damn dogs!! Do u have to put leash on human beings huh? No, I dont think so! Sheeshhhh!

seamus said...

I read that the kids were "polite." There's a lesson here.

e. said...

Actually, parents put their kids on leashes, so maybe cages aren't so bad...

Of course, this is why I haven't actually procreated... probably for the best...