Religion can explain a tragedy as God's will, or as karma coming around. But in a secular world, blame is often shifted to parents.
America may be safer than ever, but residents of the Land of the Free seem set on raising their children in a climate of fear.
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"It gives me peace of mind."
Proposed federal legislation would move overstressed child protection systems in the wrong direction.
The coroner's declaration is a cruel twist of the knife.
New York Dad Should Not Face Homicide Charges for Accidentally Killing Twin 1-Year-Olds in a Hot Car
Laws criminalizing the act of leaving children in cars are misguided.
This School District Threatened To Take Kids Away From Parents Over Lunch Debt. Then It Refused a Businessman's Offer to Pay Those Debts.
Instead of teaching kids the importance of paying their debts, Wyoming Valley West school district offered a lesson about the arbitrary and terrifying power of government.
She likely wasn't in any danger, but that never stopped the busybodies before.
The principal calls it "very, very serious" wrongdoing.
So a New Jersey appellate court held today.
Amanda Forst faces reckless endangerment charges for assuming her children—ages 2, 5, and 7—could survive a very short wait.
New research shows that income surveys erroneously categorized some households as extremely poor actually had "net worth in the millions" of dollars.
The toy company allegedly failed to test its miracle cure for cranky baby syndrome.
A mom reflects on her experience parenting in the age of fear.
Child services called because Holly Curry let her kids wait in the car while she bought a muffin.
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Nick Gillespie speaks with author Jordan Shapiro about his book The New Childhood
End the curriculum wars by letting families choose education options that work for them.
Adam Lowther, a Navy veteran and nuclear deterrence expert, lost his job and spent $300,000 fighting the allegations.
In a podcast about her new book, Cribsheet, an economist answers your parenting questions about breastfeeding, swaddling, toddler discipline, and more.
A Mother Spends a Week in Jail, Is Fired From Her Job, and Temporarily Loses Her Kids After a Police Mix-Up
Ashley Foster was jailed and inspected by child protective services for a mistake beyond her control.
A Southern officeholder gains little from pushing for a right to post-delivery abortion.
Parents at UC-Berkeley Easter Egg Hunt Must Sign Waivers Due to Risk of 'Catastrophic Injuries and Death'
Are they hunting Easter eggs or landmines?
Video evidence contradicted Santana Adams' account.
Arizona Parents Who Defied Doctor's Orders to Bring Sick 2-Year-Old to the Hospital Now Face Child Abuse Charges
Cops release edited video of the encounter.
"What about the parents' rights to decide what's best for their child?"
When all of childhood is considered college prep, desperate parents will do desperate things.