Medical Kidnapping in the U.S. – Kidnapping Children for Drug Trials
Organizations that advocate for the rights of parents to make decisions regarding their children’s healthcare are finding that foster children in CPS custody are being enrolled in drug experiments without parental approval. State Child Protective Services are enrolling children in drug experiments without parental approval or court orders. However, those who conduct these drug experiments for pharmaceutical companies, and those who are charged with monitoring such research, do not see a problem with their recruitment methods.
There is a Shortage of Children for Drug Research Studies
In a 2011 article in the Journal Pediatrics, researchers discussed the problem of recruiting children for participation in clinical trials for drug testing. Researchers from Ohio State University (Columbus) and Case Western Reserve University, confirm that the US federal government is mandating that children be included in clinical research studies.
CPS Violates Parental Consent and Freedom of Speech
Isaiah Rider suffers from a rare condition called neurofibromatosis. When his mother took him to a hospital in Chicago that specializes in his condition, they ended up taking custody of him over the objections of his mother. Is Isaiah part of a drug trial? More on Isaiah Rider.
CPS Collects Federal Funds for Trafficking Children
There is money to be made and lots of it! Whenever a child enters state CPS control, federal funding flows into that state. It is in the best interest of state budgets to bring children into the CPS system and to keep them there as long as possible. States have a large incentive to take children and sever parental rights and put children up for adoption. Adoption brings even greater money into state budgets.
By John P. Thomas