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Mandatory birth control?

Mandatory birth control?

I know I begged the media to stop talking about Nadya Suleman, but since they can’t seem to let it go,  I’m here to offer a few suggestions that I’ve been kicking around in my head for years that will surely put an end to incapable parents birthing more than their share of children in the future.

First, a few scary annual facts about children in the US:

It started all so innocently, we were driving down a country road, singing Britney Spears (Daughter Shaffer’s favorite), when we passed a small pasture of beef cattle. My daughter said, “Mom, cows!” and pointed at them as we drove on by.  In my infinite wisdom, I found this the golden opportunity to teach my daughter that not all cows are the same. “Those are beef cows,” I said.

A pause ensued and then, “Mommy, how do they get the beef out?”

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