AUSTRALIA: Broods of Revolutionaries

Should children be brought up at the State's expense as Reds? Are Communist parents living idly on the Dole fit to bring up their own offspring? Last week Australia's Federal Government moved toward answering these questions in drastic fashion.

As a starter the State singled out several notoriously Communist fathers & mothers in Sydney, had them declared incompetent as parents, clapped their children into the State Children's Home "to prevent broods of revolutionaries being reared."

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