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Spare the Children!
On the air and on on the site, today's public nudity conversation kept coming back to what's appropriate for children to see. And it led to some striking comparisons.
Waynekline pointed to guns:
I, as a parent, feel that guns and violence are far more damaging than adult nudity. Do I have a right to protect my child from seeing a gun in public? At a school? Absolutely not. And if I sought to protect my child by passing an ordinance forbidding guns to be carried in public spaces, the NRA would explode.
And dennislee wrote about other parents' parenting styles:
What about a parent's right to choose that their children are damaged and thus should be protected from other behavior, such as seeing other parents verbally abusing their own children, as in a supermarket where a parent is yelling threats at their own disruptive children? Should the abusive parent be arrested, taken to court and then have to prove that they were not being abusive?
If you're a parent, what common images do you wish you could keep from your children's eyes?
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