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Arizona's Department Of Child Safety Has A Pattern Of Sending SWAT Teams For 'Medical Kidnap


The raid is an example of something that has come to be known as "medical kidnapping," which has raised eyebrows nationally but seems to be especially prevalent in Arizona.

Medical kidnapping is the phenomenon of the state taking children away from their parents and putting them into foster care, "simply because the parents did not agree with a doctor regarding their prescribed medical treatment for the family," according to the book, "Medical Kidnapping: A Threat to Every American Today."

Members of the group Arizona DCS Oversight Group (ADOG), a watchdog of Arizona's DCS, say the SWAT team raid is one of many in which Arizona DCS "legally kidnaps," or takes children for no good reason.

Worse yet, federal funding streams may be motivating these child renditions.