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Originally posted by Chronogoblin
It is interesting that a few people on this thread have taken this topic as a personal assault, instead of a hypothetical discussion that it is. The OP was not, and is not condoning sterilization, nor is he asking for, or condoning the complete abstainment of the entire population of the planet from ever breeding. I suppose some people are incapable of a little exercise in imagination. Bottom line is, there are far too many people whom have far too little responsibility. We all know people that have children, that shouldn't have them. For whatever reason. Usually do to incompetence or outright inability to care for a child, emotionally or otherwise. People that literally don't care whether their kids live or die, it is ME first and KIDS second with these people. I know people that have kids exactly for the reason some posters have stated. Their children aren't their offspring, they're more like a commodity, more like cattle. I do agree with some that to implement regulations on such individuals would be difficult, and indeed, who would decide what is concidered to be 'fit'? That, my friends, is the whole purpose of this discussion, not personal attacks on someone who is just looking for answers. I, for one, don't have any answers. I do agree that there are irresponsible people becoming irresponsible parents, but I don't know how to fix the issue.
Originally posted by theflashor
I beleive there does need to be some sort of measure taken to limit reproduction and their is a simple answer., Dont provide for peoples children after their first. If you cant afford a child dont bring one into the world and expect the tax payer to raise your child! if you do and you cant afford it HARD #! rice it is! maybe make a parant have to pay 10,000 before a child is brought into the world. As a sub for when they do hit hard times. Funny how the easiest way to control a population is again MONEY!
Originally posted by dawnstar
reply to post by daddymax
I like that....
throw the father in jail.....execute the women....
ya, it's kind of the same mentality as what used to be, pat the young stud on the back for a job well done while shunning the poor girl, shipping her off to some far away land so she doesn't shame her family...
ya....hey, maybe we should all become muslims, then mom and dad can just kill the girl in her sleep?
meanwhile, does health insurance or medicaid even pay for a person to have their tubes tied yet, what about birth control? just wondering, they sure didn't when I was getting pregnant with my three.
my coworker at work asked me this, after she found out she was pregnant with her third.....(single mom), and I didn't know. she wants her tubes tied, but well, she was one of two our company laid off when the work fizzled so I am pretty sure now, she isn't gonna be able to pay for it...
so, which is better? provide federal money to provide that birth control for these women, or well, letting just keep getting pregnant....
then we can execute them!!