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Are parents ever allowed to watch their children from more than 10 feet away?

Mom Arrested for Watching Her Child from Afar, after Busybodies Call Cops

Can we remember that it is not “babysitting” to watch over someone else’s child playing next to your own, just because the parent is not right there. It’s called “community.” It’s called “being a decent human being.” It’s called “normal.” What is not normal is getting the authorities to intervene simply because you disapprove of […]

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Since when are kids allowed to walk outside?

Mom Arrested for Letting 9 and 3 y.o. Walk to McDonald’s

. A South Carolina mom who let her 9-year-old nephew walk her 3-year-old son to the McDonald’s less than a quarter mile away has been — I’m sure you can finish this sentence in your sleep by now — arrested and charged with child neglect. . The reason? According to WSPA News 7: .  The […]

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After handcuffing a mom who let her 7 year old walk to the playground, the charges are dropped. Gee, why? She sounds like such a threat.

Charges Against Mom Who Let 7 y.o. Walk to Park are DROPPED!

Readers, great news from Port St. Lucie, Fla, where, this summer, Nicole Gainey was arrested and taken to jail in handcuffs for letting her son, 7, walk to the park! Thanks to the Rutherford Institute for this story AND for arranging defense for the single mom! Florida officials have agreed not to pursue the prosecution […]

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I guess the 13-year-old boy did not look like these kids.

Cops Say Mom Left Kids Home with 13 y.o. WHY IS THIS A CRIME??

Readers — I was going to go out on a high — the happy post below this one, about kids enjoying a New Year’s party together while their parents did the same at another house — when one of you sent in this: “Mom Left Young Kids Alone to Go Clubbing: Police” Young? Her oldest […]

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