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Killing drug dealers won’t protect children from the opioid crisis.

Killing drug dealers won’t protect children from the opioid crisis.

By Sandy Santana, Executive Director, Children’s Rights

President Trump’s proposal to solve the opioid crisis by executing drug dealers is reminiscent of the failed War on Drugs, and it’s an absurd solution to a public health crisis that ravages families, children and entire communities across the nation.

Making Human Rights Real

Making Human Rights Real

By Ira Lustbader, Litigation Director, Children's Rights

Children’s Rights’ work is part of a global movement to end violence against children. That’s why we were honored to author a chapter in the landmark new book Violence Against Children: Making Human Rights Real, edited by renowned scholar and children’s advocate Dr. Gertrud Lenzer.

A Family Reunited

A Family Reunited

After months of separation, a Congolese asylum seeker, Ms. L, was finally reunited with her 7-year-old daughter. Children’s Rights and other nonprofit organizations filed an Amicus Brief in support of the ACLU in its lawsuit against the Trump administration for separating the mother and daughter.

Put Kids First: Urge Congress to Enact Sensible Gun Control

Put Kids First: Urge Congress to Enact Sensible Gun Control

By Sandy Santana, Executive Director, Children’s Rights

In a senseless act of gun violence, at least 17 people lost their lives at a high school in Parkland, Florida—one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history. Contact your Congressional representatives to enact sensible gun control at 202-224-3121.

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