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icecreamsocialistslut:

babsissuchafuckinglady:

shonilane:

str8nochaser:

swagandpassion:

thinksquad:

LAPORTE, TX — A stay-home mom was arrested for letting her children ride their scooters in a cul-du-sac in front of their home. Police say Tammy Cooper was endangering the children because her lawn chair wasn’t close enough to where they were playing. She was handcuffed, put in an orange jumpsuit, and thrown in jail for 18 hours. She has already spent $7,000 trying to defend her case. The children were taken to Child Protective Services and interrogated.
http://www.click2houston.com/news/Mom-sues-local-police-over-arrest/-/1735978/16528610/-/tsvmg6/-/index.html
http://www.courthousenews.com/2012/09/07/50051.htm

Gotta be fucking kidding me.

This is why I think Free Range Parenting could spell trouble. 

Yeah…La Porte is pretty much down the street from me. And I KNOW Pasadena would do the same shit. Chloe is not going outside by herself. Fuck that.

i’m what….

jesus fuckdamn christ no. KIDS CAN PLAY OUTSIDE. I let my six year old go to the little store up the alley by herself. It’s maybe 80 yards, come arrest me.

Her kids are 9 and 6, not fucking babies! At 6 I was playing outside in the front yard/around my street without parental supervision. At 9 I was riding all over town with my best friend (who was 7) on my bike, all our parents knew was that we were out playing. Nothing else necessary. And it was the ’80s, so we didn’t have cell phones to keep track of us or anything. This was perfectly normal stuff that all the kids did. (And I grew up in Los Angeles, not some small town or anything.)
This sort of thing really freaks me out and makes me sad for kids these days. Even if their parents don’t want to be so super overprotective, they are forced to be because otherwise they’re considered bad parents. (And yet at the same time there’s the message that you’re a bad parent if your kids don’t go outside and exercise because omg obesity epidemic. Lose/lose situation.)

icecreamsocialistslut:

babsissuchafuckinglady:

shonilane:

str8nochaser:

swagandpassion:

thinksquad:

LAPORTE, TX — A stay-home mom was arrested for letting her children ride their scooters in a cul-du-sac in front of their home. Police say Tammy Cooper was endangering the children because her lawn chair wasn’t close enough to where they were playing. She was handcuffed, put in an orange jumpsuit, and thrown in jail for 18 hours. She has already spent $7,000 trying to defend her case. The children were taken to Child Protective Services and interrogated.

http://www.click2houston.com/news/Mom-sues-local-police-over-arrest/-/1735978/16528610/-/tsvmg6/-/index.html

http://www.courthousenews.com/2012/09/07/50051.htm

Gotta be fucking kidding me.

This is why I think Free Range Parenting could spell trouble. 

Yeah…La Porte is pretty much down the street from me. And I KNOW Pasadena would do the same shit. Chloe is not going outside by herself. Fuck that.

i’m what….

jesus fuckdamn christ no. KIDS CAN PLAY OUTSIDE. I let my six year old go to the little store up the alley by herself. It’s maybe 80 yards, come arrest me.

Her kids are 9 and 6, not fucking babies! At 6 I was playing outside in the front yard/around my street without parental supervision. At 9 I was riding all over town with my best friend (who was 7) on my bike, all our parents knew was that we were out playing. Nothing else necessary. And it was the ’80s, so we didn’t have cell phones to keep track of us or anything. This was perfectly normal stuff that all the kids did. (And I grew up in Los Angeles, not some small town or anything.)

This sort of thing really freaks me out and makes me sad for kids these days. Even if their parents don’t want to be so super overprotective, they are forced to be because otherwise they’re considered bad parents. (And yet at the same time there’s the message that you’re a bad parent if your kids don’t go outside and exercise because omg obesity epidemic. Lose/lose situation.)

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