Do Parental Licensing Schemes Violate the Rights of Biological Parents?
In his inventive and wide-ranging book, The Right to Be Loved, S. Matthew Liao develops a novel argument against licensing biological parents. Licensing schemes require prospective parents to demonstrate that they have the characteristics and means required for parenting. When would-be parents are found wanting, they are either not allowed to raise children, or have their authority restricted in a way that isn’t true of parents who pass the test. Liao believes that licensing biological parents...[Show more]
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