➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Prevention of abuse, neglect is possible (Opinion)
Daily Item – April 25, 2017
Mary Ellen was brought into the courtroom on a stretcher and through the auspices of the SPCA had her day in court. The SPCA made its point in court. Mary Ellen was removed from the quagmire that had been her living nightmare. In 1875, a new society was formed: The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
Also: Information Gateway resource: National Child Abuse Prevention Month 2017: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/preventing/preventionmonth/