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According to a Wisconsin Bill, Single Moms Are a Child Abuse Threat

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Buck3/18/2012 2:05:46 pm PDT

the bill doesn’t appear to classify single parenthood as child abuse, but rather as a contributing factor.


according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services childwelfare.gov

Specific life situations of some families—such as marital conflict, domestic violence, single parenthood, unemployment, financial stress, and social isolation—may increase the likelihood of maltreatment. While these factors by themselves may not cause maltreatment, they frequently contribute to negative patterns of family functioning.

the author of the article appears to either not have read the excerpt, or completely misunderstood it.

or has an agenda to make Wisconsin Republicans look bad.