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The best available evidence suggests fears about fetal risk, while not totally unwarranted, are often overblown.
A blanket ban on medical procedures for minors is not a prescription for human liberty.
Public schools can barely teach kids at all, but their defenders don’t want you trying alternatives.
The CDC's new guidance for child care facilities is practically begging to be ignored.
Joe Biden's spending bill is a Democratic Party wish list masquerading as a public health measure.
The STURDY Act would mandate new testing standards to prevent dressers from killing people.
A new documentary and forthcoming biography pay tribute to the economist's intellectual fearlessness and commitment to empirical research.
"You did it to yourself, hon," the officer says.
In most circumstances, parents would be eligible to receive $3,000 per child annually, doled out in monthly checks. It could be a major overhaul of how the federal government handles welfare.
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There’s no reason to fight over the content of your kids’ lessons when you can choose your own.
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.
Pandemic chaos is driving families to flee government institutions in search of education that better suits their needs.
The case against the popular pornography site rests on misleading data and hidden agendas.
While these laws are intended to save children's lives in the event of an accident, Nickerson and Solomon argue that the effect on birthrates is much bigger.
Kids need more space to explore weird pastimes and obsessions.
Flexible education crafted to meet family needs is destined to prevail over failing government schools.
Although the Halloween scare stories continue, journalists are starting to recognize the lack of evidence to support this mythical menace.
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A new working paper argues that car seat laws are discouraging moms from having a third child.
Publishing Registered Sex Offenders' Home Addresses Before Halloween Is Gratuitous, Unethical, and Reckless
A petition urges Patch and other news outlets to reconsider the practice.
During a Routine Child Services Check, Cops Hog-tied a Mom and Carried Her Out 'Like a Pig Upside Down'
The home wellbeing visit resulted in Vanessa Peoples going to jail with a dislocated shoulder.
That point seems to have escaped many people who have not actually watched the controversial film, some of whom think it should banned.
The federal definition of child pornography does not encompass risqué dancing by clothed 11-year-olds.
The crazy plan was called off after parents sensibly complained.
Punishing families for struggling with distance learning is doubly wrong.
Independent education means a wide range of approaches as to what children are taught.
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American Airlines Reportedly Accused a Black Social Worker of Kidnapping the White Child In Her Care. Now She's Suing.
Never mind the court order showing the child as a dependent in her care.
Child protective services can’t take someone’s kids away just because the children are competent.
Boys skateboard in the streets of Kabul, one student explains in the documentary, but girls would risk reprisals for daring to do so.