Injured boy fuels momentum for revamped Michigan child abuse protections

Beth LeBlanc
The Detroit News

An almost seven-year push for child abuse protections has gained momentum in the Michigan Legislature after earlier failures, getting state House approval in December with a unanimous vote for an effort called "Wyatt's Law."

Inspired by a 2013 Macomb County child abuse case, the package seeks to allow caregivers access to information on any incidents involving people responsible for their children. 

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