What on earth? ‘How detention causes long-term harm to children’

This is something we should all know about. A very significant story submitted to reddit in the last day by the user NewsHour titled How detention causes long-term harm to children is gaining some traction, having got 23 comments already at the time of writing. You can read the initial story (posted by pbs.org) at this link. This was posted at 2019-08-24 02:16:11 and has an ID of cuhomc. Here are some comments people have already left (you may also comment below – we will publish anything reasonable):

  • “Now you tell us.“, posted by the user fleshbaby at 2019-08-24 06:24:15. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “All the detention centres are doing is creating little future terrorists. You think all these kids are going to grow up and be happy about w… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user CrazyCatLadyBoy at 2019-08-24 03:39:33. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “This just in: Water Is Wet“, posted by the user shine– at 2019-08-24 03:15:12. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “If someone had told me in 2013 that in only 3/4 years half the US would be proud of indefinitely caging and torturing babies and small child… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user ExpensiveLove at 2019-08-24 02:48:57. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “This is weaponized child abuse, plain and simple. This type of trauma will haunt these children for the rest of their lives.“, posted by the user Papi_Queso at 2019-08-24 02:35:28. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “This should surprise no one. What is happening right now to these children and families is something I never thought would occur in my coun… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user PandaMuffin1 at 2019-08-24 02:26:29. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “Their parents can bring them back to their home countries any time they like. They are not forced to be in these centers. The blame is solel… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user BernieCutMyHours15 at 2019-08-24 02:24:37. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “The House doesn’t have to fund this.“, posted by the user Dondonponpon at 2019-08-24 02:23:03. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “It gives them PTSD so future terrorists can recruit them to attack us.“, posted by the user subduedReality at 2019-08-24 02:18:50. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.

As this is something deeply important, we are looking for more facts on this story and will post an update as soon as we know more.

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