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The doctrine of parens patriae holds:

a. that the state has the right and the responsibility to care for children who are neglected, delinquent, or disadvantaged.
b. the state has a duty to protect the community from dangerous juvenile offenders. c. the state has a duty to punish juvenile offenders.
d. the state has the right to prosecute those who abuse their children.

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Posted another one can you check that one too? Thanks.