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When NC’s courts prioritize race-matching, foster children lose

For over 20 years, federal law has made it illegal to determine a foster child’s placement on the basis of race. Last week a Newsweek article focused a national spotlight on the family courts in Guilford County, North Carolina, for doing just that.   

The Government Is Uprooting Children From Loving Homes Because of Woke Views on Race 

True was born in Guilford County, North Carolina in January 2020 to a mother with a significant history of child maltreatment. Within a few days, he was placed by the Department of Social Services with veteran foster parents Scott and Ginger Rhoads. 

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Foster Lives Matter NC had the opportunity to speak to members of the House in support of HB 647.  This bill is about ensuring stable placement for children that will promote their development into productive adults.  It passed the house and now it’s off to the Senate. 


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