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comment In the USA in the year 2014, does the law forbid children from being out and about without close adult supervision?
However, I think it may be the case that some case like the one I mentioned in Ohio may one day force the legislative bodies to write more specific laws that aren't open to such wide interpretation.
Aug
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comment In the USA in the year 2014, does the law forbid children from being out and about without close adult supervision?
You talk about what "society" thinks. If you have the full force of the legal system brought down on you, you are going to be faced with (A) Knowing that your children are in the care of strangers and it is a crime for you to contact them and (B) From what I've heard, you are likely to have a prosecutor come down on you like a ton of bricks to pressure you into plea-bargaining. If you really think you can take on the full brunt of a legal system bent on crushing you all the while having your children (possibly literally) torn from your arms, good luck with that!
Jul
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comment In the USA in the year 2014, does the law forbid children from being out and about without close adult supervision?
Let me clarify one thing: I stated that I live in Colorado, but the specific example I gave of a man being arrested for not watching over his son in public happened in Ohio.
Jul
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comment In the USA in the year 2014, does the law forbid children from being out and about without close adult supervision?
Thanks for a great answer! At the beginning, you suggest that the answer is "yes", but looking at the source you cite, it sounds like the answer is that it depends on the attitude of law enforcement and court officials. I am reminded of the debate about how to interpret the meaning of the 8th Amendment phrase "cruel and unusual punishment". As one judge might consider hanging an appropriate punishment, another might consider it cruel and unusual. Likewise, a judge would have great leeway to interpret the rules that you cite.
Jul
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comment In the USA in the year 2014, does the law forbid children from being out and about without close adult supervision?
@anongoodnurse, that may be true, but it isn't what I'm asking about.
Jul
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comment In the USA in the year 2014, does the law forbid children from being out and about without close adult supervision?
@Chrys, thanks for your suggestion. I have removed the phrase "helicopter parenting" from this question and clarified what the question means. Feel free to chime in with any more suggestions about how to improve the question.
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revised In the USA in the year 2014, does the law forbid children from being out and about without close adult supervision?
remove "helicopter parenting" language to make the question more clear
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comment In the USA in the year 2014, does the law forbid children from being out and about without close adult supervision?
I have removed the last paragraph because it doesn't really contribute to the question. However, I am asking a specific yes/no question here: "Is helicopter parenting required by law?". Although it is a yes or no question, the meat of the answer will be explaining why. I'm certain that one who knows the relevant facts can give a good answer.
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revised In the USA in the year 2014, does the law forbid children from being out and about without close adult supervision?
remove the last paragraph because it is irrelevant
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