Skip to comments.All your children belong to us
Posted on 07/06/2014 11:25:10 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Is any freedom more important, more sacred than the right to raise a family without government intrusion?
Its a good question to ask this Independence Day weekend, as Americans reflect on the birth of a nation dedicated to the preservation of individual liberties: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
But as government grows bigger and more powerful, as politicians, bureaucrats and busybodies increasingly think they know best, American families constantly must fight interference in their most personal decisions and judgments.
Of all the threats to our freedoms warrantless snooping, government secrecy, expanded police powers none worries me more than the relentless march of the Nanny State, which not only assumes that all parents are unfit to raise children, but that parents themselves must be treated like children.
Its not a stretch to say that this movement considers all children the property of the state. As proof, look at whats happening in Scotland.
The Scottish government for years has pursued what amounts to state-sponsored surveillance of families. By August 2016 unless a court or public pressure can stop it the country will appoint an official state guardian for every child in Scotland. The jobs will be filled by teachers, social workers, health care professionals and the like. The feel-good part of the plan makes every guardian a personal resource to families, available to answer questions. The sinister part of the plan gives those guardians access to a familys records, and requires them to monitor and report every childs development and welfare and recommend household changes....
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I hadn't heard that, wow.
If true, Scotland is officially a Communist/Fascist state with this action. A premier reason to vote for independence and save England from this terror (and I say that as one with Scottish heritage).
Rampant nanny-statism marches on.
I am very interested in the predictions he solicited & promises to print at the end of the month.
Instead of a godfather... a statefather.
Unless it’s transgendered.
And Jew haters too.
Scotland needs another William Wallace...
might as well be an asterisk there which states, "the definition of which will be determined/dictated by local, state, and federal authorities."
Just wait until some parent insists on instructing their child on what the Bible teaches about homosexuality. Parents may actually have to leave Scotland in order to have a Christian home for their children.
Scotland of all places. We’d expect this out of China.