29 Jun '13, 11pm

After 24 Years, Mississippi No Longer Worst State for Kids

"But let’s get back to Mississippi. ...“While we are not where we need to be, the fact that our child and teen death rate, along with some decrease in the percentage of children without health insurance has been helpful,” Mississippi Kids Count Director Linda Southward told the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal. Keep moving up, Mississippi, one small step at a time. For a nation SO concerned with women's reproduction, we are SO hypocritical when it comes to what happens to those children after birth. They then are to be ignored and left to the vagaries of national and state politicians who do not care whether they eat, have a roof over their heads, have adequate clothing and education, even whether they live or die. As evidenced by these rankings and the fact that one in four children in this "great" country lives in poverty. If only republicans were as concerned about t...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/hooray-for-mississippi-only-t...

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