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Solons Target Child Rights Treaty

Item: Idaho lawmakers target child rights treaty/Jessie L. Bonner, Associated Press

More Info: Opponents of the treaty contend it would enable the government and U.N. officials to interfere with parental authority. Supporters view the treaty as a valuable guidepost for children’s basic rights, such as education, health care and protection from abuse, saying the goals are undermined by the refusal of the world’s lone superpower to ratify it.

Question: Where do you come down on the children's global rights treaty?

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