A finding of guilt would be an attack on the autonomy and self-ownership of all young people
Child services called because Holly Curry let her kids wait in the car while she bought a muffin.
Kentucky Judges Pre-Signed Blank Legal Documents So That Child Services Could Take Custody of Kids on Nights and Weekends
"Children are being illegally taken from their home without judges' proper authority."
"The [11-Year-Old] Child 'Has to Get Herself Ready for School and on the Bus with No Supervision by Mother'"
Is that an allegation of abuse?
San Diego County Officials Said They Could Take Children Away From Parents and Examine Their Genitals, a Court Disagrees
"The Mann children were subjected to invasive, potentially traumatizing procedures absent constitutionally required safeguards. "
The main justification for the Trump administration policy of forcibly separating immigrant children from their families is that it is supposedly mandated by law. This claim is both false on its own terms, and an inadequate defense even if it were true.