Month: December 2019

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Should Only Government Determine What a Child is Taught?

The ruling made in the US Supreme Court case  Wisconsin v. Yoder may be in jeopardy and, if overturned, the ramifications will reach far beyond the Amish community for which it addressed. In 1972, the right of the Amish community to exercise their religious beliefs, including not requiring their children to receive formal schooling past …

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Parents or Government? Who should decide what activities a child is “allowed” to play?

Imagine a world where the state can interfere in your child’s day-to-day life, governing something as familiar and as commonplace as the after-school sports and activities in which your child plays or participates such as dancing, cheerleading, or football? Sounds like something that can’t possibly happen in the USA, the land of the free, right? …

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Perception vs Reality: A Look at Moral Perceptions and Attitudes that Affect Parenting Decisions AND Unwarranted Parenting Criticism

Consider this situation. You find a child unattended in a car and either merely wonder whether the child is safe or become alarmed about the child’s safety. Now, consider how different perceptions of the same situation will affect how one might handle the situation. For instance, how might you feel if you learned that the …

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