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Add comment on:South Dakota's State Concealed Sexual Exploitation of Lakota Children
Lakota People's Law Project
The recent Mette foster care scandal provides even more damning evidence that South Dakota is abusing its power as a protector of children. When four Lakota foster girls in the Mette family's care testified that they were being brutally raped and abused, state officials didn't try to protect the girls—instead they tried to protect themselves. Then they accused two child advocates, who were the foster girls' most vocal allies, of making the children lie. They also dropped nearly every one of the felony charges against the abusive father. Read the FULL LENGTH report below.
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