Now that we allow government the power to intrude with virtually no limitations into our private affairs in the name of “civil rights,” liberal social engineers are taking full advantage of the chance to impose their depraved utopia through bureaucratic coercion. In Rhode Island, school father–daughter dances have been banned as part of the campaign to promote single motherhood:
Supt. Judith Lundsten said the move was triggered by a letter from the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of a single mom who had complained that her daughter had not been able to attend her father-daughter dance.
Growing up in a single-parent home is among the top predictors of poverty:
A child born to a single mother is six times more likely to live in poverty than a child born to married parents, and 80 percent of long-term poverty occurs in single-parent homes.
Poor people vote for socialists. Consequently, our socialist ruling class will go to any length to promote single parenthood.
Here’s what the public thinks of this lunacy:
But the ACLU knows that the public doesn’t control the bureaucracy, the courts, or the media.
On tips from Mickey Shea and J.