Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on April 3, 1974 · Page 10
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 10

Carroll, Iowa
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Wednesday, April 3, 1974
Page 10
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Amendment Sous fit on Children 's Rights t"J.. T__«m.;i1- l-»rt ttf*rtlirrht llfl * i rPlflllV6lV ^-CWi vlrnr f^n f»-ir\r**- C/At-r\'i n lt'hf\ 1 C *-iK * I rlv*r\r\ 'c? r*i rrht C 4<n*innx\f-.r>onit tnji 10 Times Ik-raid. Carroll, la. Wednesday, April :t. 'I/MY BUSINESS By Roger Bollen ByJoyStilley NEW YORK (AP) -Every child should have the right to be brought up "relatively safely in a dangerous and harmful world." insists -Shirley Camper Soman. who is calling for a constitutional amendment on behalf of children s rights. She is concerned not only with what she says are spurgeons OPEN SUNDAY 1-5 Down-to-earth Prices Make Easter Shopping a Pleasure Picture Yourself in a Long Gown on Easter! 99 16" to 19 Wrinkle-free jersey for misses, juniors and half-sizes! Smash- ingfloral prints combined with solid jersey, eyelet or illusion. Pick your dress for Sunday dinner, wear it into summer. 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Others, including genuine leathers, denim, quilted prints, 3.99-10.99 EASTER SHOPPING'S A PLEASURE WITH A SPURGEON CHARGE unnecessary injuries and fatalities among youngsters but also with economic, educational and emotional problems children face, "Unhappy kids become unhappy parents," she says. "Trauma in their own childhood results in a setback in personality development and emotional capacity, and they wil 1 be less able to become mature and give to their own children." One way to break this cvcle. she adds, is to ".give an awful lot" to the people who need it in the form of aids such as homemaker service and day care. Not only does this provide concrete help — it is also a symbol of society saying "we care about you." "People care a lot about their own children and children of their friends and their family, but nobody cares about children half a continent away, working in the fields, not seeing the doctor, not getting their teeth taken care of. without decent housing, not getting enough to eat," declares Mrs. Soman, who has just written a book about the hazards of childhood. "Let's Stop Destroying Our Children." For the past few years the author has been collecting thousands of clippings and case histories about "children who didn't have to die — or children who were severely injured, abused, neglected or abandoned. My aim has been to look at every one and say 'what could have been done to prevent it?' I wrote the book to spark ch'ange. to save children's lives, health and sanity, "she says. "There are still many unsafe toys." Mrs. Soman claims. "I blame the consumer for 1 ack of knowledge and information; the government for lack of regulation and enforcement; and the manufacturer, who has the very human desire to make a buck any way he can and who considers children as customers, as inanimate objects rather than human beings." In addition to dangerous products, says Mrs. Soman. there are "unsafe community conditions; lack of preventive health care; lack of emergency medical services; lack of-sufficient and good social services to families: violence toward children and violence in society: a rigid and stultified educational system." Mrs. Soman, who has a grown son and daughter, has a Master of Social Science degree from Smith College. In addition to her career as a social worker she has been a child care columnist and an editor for national magazines. Her Bill of Rights for Children, which she has been advocating through letters to government officials and congressmen, suggests that every child has a right to: —A family who wants him or her; ...M4D Irt F^OR OF BH& CAR —Physical safety and health care before and after birth; —The basics of life itself, including love; —Learn and be educated; — E n j oy ment, play, laughter; —A community that cares forchild and family; —Professional help for child andfamily; — A government that protects from neglect, cruelty and exploitation. —The same constitutional protections as anyone else; Creative Excellence is an American Tradition CHARGE IT WESTGATE MALL Carroll, Iowa OPEN: Wednesday,, arid Friday • Till 9 SUNDAY 1-5 viim Cutting Boards Makes sewing easier. $4.00 value. SPECIAL New Buttons 1200 to choose from. For suits, coals, dresses. CREPE STITCH DOUBLE KNITS O88 Full bolts, 60" wide. Never needs ironing. 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