Letter: Children’s Safety Should Come First

I preface this letter by saying I profoundly hope I’m wrong and that the information below was taken out of context.

The Topeka Capital-Journal on July 26 published an article “Child abuse reports, foster care placements rising in state.” The article quoted Craig Gabel, president of conservative group Kansans For Liberty, as saying, “In my opinion, the worst family in the world is better for a child than the best foster home.” I was initially shocked at the quote, but tried to put my initial thoughts and biases aside to dig deeper.

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