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Birth parents fight to visit kids in foster system during pandemic

    This article tells of the fight that is taking place in Washington State to reinstate rights to parenta child visits. It says “The emergency measures are raising the issue of whether Washington officials and judges have the authority to limit the legal right of birth parents to see their children in person during an epidemic.

    The article starts:
    When the coronavirus epidemic took hold in Washington State, roughly 9,000 children were living in foster homes or group facilities, separated from birth parents who were typically allowed to visit with their children in person twice a week. 

    Now COVID-19 has halted in-person visits. Read more