Nanny State Chastises Mothers

Sam Karnick Heartland Institute
Published September 27, 2007

Under the guise of loving children more than their own mothers do, local authorities are becoming increasingly intrusive in regulating individual behavior (“Depression common for pregnant smokers,” Sept. 11). A few minutes in a car with a smoker is far less damaging than a lifetime under a nanny state.

S.T. Karnick ([email protected]) is research director for The Heartland Institute.