First Focus Campaign for Children sent the following letter to Reps. Kim Schrier (D-WA) and Steve Stivers (R-OH) supporting their bill, the Early Detection to Stop Infant Abuse and Prevent Fatalities Act (H.R. 2076).

Excerpt From the Letter: Child abuse and neglect is a serious issue that has lasting impacts on children for years to come. Early detection of abuse and neglect is imperative in protecting the wellbeing of American children. Medical providers, child protective workers, and caregivers of young infants should have support from our government in order to effectively identify such indicators and protect children from further harm.

Read the full letter here.