207. ABM Ministries

Old webpages suggest the use of corporal punishment in the past but it seems to have been altered on the new webpages. The teenagers have to endure ridiculous rules and have to live without social activities like attending parties in the town and wear outdated clothes.

In 2009 the facility was mentioned in a lawsuit as the managers had taken over the operation of another school where they possible neglected to supervise properly.

A number of teenagers seem to have run away from the facility.

It does not sound like a fun place to be as a teenager.

Sources:

2020 update

The legislators of Missouri now looks at the almost bizarre lack of laws covering religious boarding schools in their state. If a child abuser really wanted peace from the law, all he should do is to create a religious boarding school in Missouri and then no authority at all will even look at his business.

Source:
After reported abuse at Christian boarding school, some say Missouri law must change (The Kansas City Star)

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About Rotsne

Danish immigrant, but very integrated. After having worked for another research center, I have recently started working for International Culture Exchange where I serve the youth and their families wanting to become an exchange student.

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