Bill to close Tierra Blanca Ranch loophole met with resistance

Posted at: 02/18/2014 10:51 PM
By: Chris Ramirez, KOB Eyewitness News 4



A loophole in New Mexico law allows facilities to take in children for long stretches of time with no accountability.

Lawmakers found a way to fix it after our 4 On Your Side team exposed serious allegations of torture and abuse on the Tierra Blanca Ranch in southern New Mexico.

Investigative reporter Chris Ramirez looks at the bill's roadblocks.