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Ready4Change Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-12-05 02:09 PM
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18. Should be "Right to NOT bear children."
It's not very often that anyone is forcibly denied to ability to have kids. I mostly hear it regarding the mentally disabled, or in rumors from massively overpopulated dictatorships (which usually want MORE kids, not less.)

But ask any couple who have chosen to NOT bear kids about the flack they get from all sides. Wannabe grandparents, siblings, friends and coworkers, fellow churchgoers, Even neo-racial supremicists. EVERYONE feels uninhibited about lambasting a couple who choses to not have kids.

Howabout the right of childless couple to get the equivelent of maternity/paternity leave? Paid daycare? Reduced per-person insurance costs? Tax reductions? It goes on and on.

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