May 30, 2010 2:31 AM

Commentary: Billions for defense, but only red tape for abused children

We doctors are a cynical bunch. Very few things shock us, but cruelty to children is one of them. If the most prosperous country in the world can afford to fight two wars, battle terrorism in far-off lands and bail out Wall Street by the billions, why can't it offer its most vulnerable and voiceless citizens anything but bureaucratic red tape?

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