"Was this something heinous or was it something of a lesser nature, was it completely harmless?"
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"My mom used to have to do the same thing when we were young."
"They were just doing their jobs."
"She was charged with violating the Reopening Ontario Act."
The mom got the kid back, but not the car.
"No injuries were reported."
Second-guessing other people's parenting decisions has become a national pastime.
Another year of unnecessary fear.
Everyday parenting decisions should not put people at risk of getting arrested, losing their kids, or being listed on a state registry for child endangerment.
"Ensure all sledding equipment is in good condition, with no cracks or sharp edges."
"I pulled the kids and I'm homeschooling."
Kids need more space to explore weird pastimes and obsessions.
We're not criminalizing danger. We're criminalizing childhood independence.
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"Parents feel a tremendous obligation to make life easier for their kids."
A mother of three children—ages 9, 10, and 11—just can't convince the principal to let them walk home.
This basically never happens.
"Residence restrictions do not decrease and are not a deterrent for sexual recidivism."
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"If you're on that registry, you're bad."
"Please don't let me die back here."
"My daughter can have five friends over for a sleepover without my being fingerprinted and federally background-checked."
Many alleged perpetrators, no actual victims.
Judge: "America's founding generation... knew their fair share of unwelcome constables."
The crazy plan was called off after parents sensibly complained.
Nobody can read the rule book in the dark.
With public schools largely out of commission, parents are putting together their own ad hoc schooling alternatives.
Child protective services can’t take someone’s kids away just because the children are competent.
The boy will have his name in police records until the year 2032.
This preposterous claim is front and center in a new PragerU video.
They even sent an ambulance, because it's not like there's anything else going on in New York.
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A Home School legal defense group calls it "a terrible thing and a waste of time."
"We are far more resilient than we give each other credit for."
You don't need to plan every minute of their day.
Now older folks are being treated to some (extremely necessary) overprotection.
In fact, maybe the parents should play, too.
Not every situation requires an expert's guidance.
Police say there were no reports of attempted kidnappings.
Child services falsely labeled this dad an abuser and took his adopted newborn.