This sounds too much like the debate during the Industrial Revolution, where some people said that overpopulation led to poverty for the poor and a decrease in food/natural resources. While it's an interesting theory, studies later showed that there is more than plenty of enough food on Earth, and the real reason for starvation and hunger results from poverty, both from people and from their governments, such as in Africa. For example, Africa, even desert places, could very well have enough water and food to survive, if a mass policy of drip irrigation was used.
I would not be happy with any law to limit how many kids I have. I doubt it would happen to the US any time soon, we are not overpopulated and a lot of our natural resources are untouched and environments are way healthier in comparison to a lot of places in the world.
If you take to the democratic communist I work with...it would be a wonderful idea!
Me....not so much. If you can afford them by all means. If you can not. You shouldnt receive any assistance because you can not take your birth control correctly. (im only saying this because when i worked in the healthcare field there were women spitting out babies just for the extra assistance, because im MA we dont have caps on anything- FREE FOR EVERYONE )
That can't last us forever, but eventually projects like nuclear fusion, pulling helium out of the atmosphere, and gathering it from extraterrestrial bodies will become increasingly viable.
government would have to legalize abortion to stop the law breakers lol
Operation W.O.R.G (Worgen Operatives Retake Gilneas)
The government has no business doing a lot of things, but it does them anyway. They force me to give them some of my money every time I get paid. They won't let me be comfortable in the summer (no pants). They tell me when I can shoot a deer and when I can't.
My point is that there are rules. I don't agree with all of them, but they're there for a reason (usually).
If you want the government to have no hand in how many children you have, I'm fine with that. But then you better not ask for any government money to help you support those kids. And before you say, "I won't", there are MANY MANY MANY people who will.
I'd rather the government put a limit on the number of children you can have than continue paying irresponsible people's welfare checks.
Of course, the Democrats will never support dismantling the welfare system, just as Republicans would never support child limits.
So in the end, you have nothing to worry about.
---------- Post added 2011-12-08 at 08:41 PM ----------
---------- Post added 2011-12-08 at 08:44 PM ----------
---------- Post added 2011-12-08 at 08:55 PM ----------
For years, my answer to a lot of things has been...PEOPLE ARE STUPID.
Why do guys kick each other in the groin on youtube? PEOPLE ARE STUPID.
Why do people eat disgusting things on reality shows? PEOPLE ARE STUPID.
Why did OJ not get convicted? PEOPLE ARE STUPID.
Signature removed. Please read our guidelines. Venara
The problem is many people already are. For this reason alone one could agree on governmental interference on child birth per household.If you want the government to have no hand in how many children you have, I'm fine with that. But then you better not ask for any government money to help you support those kids. And before you say, "I won't", there are MANY MANY MANY people who will.
But what if this would happen? What if they tell us you can only have 2 children. What will follow? You're born a free man, I expect to live my life as one.