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Is restricting the number of children per family ever acceptable?

Poll Results: 3,639 votes
Maybe, depending on the consequences or how it is enforced.
No, never.
I'm not sure.

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Sue H
Monday April 3, 2017, 10:15 AM

It damn well should be.

John B
Monday April 3, 2017, 6:52 AM

Maybe, depending on the consequences or how it is enforced.

Jonathan Harper
Tuesday March 28, 2017, 4:23 AM


Peggy B
Friday March 17, 2017, 8:40 AM

Education and better access to birth control is better answer. Limiting isn't fair on people who can afford multiple children or on certain religions that forbid contraception.

Jess B
Saturday March 11, 2017, 8:06 PM

Let's be honest, 10 kids is ridiculous.

Anne M
Tuesday February 21, 2017, 4:39 AM


natasha s
Thursday February 9, 2017, 12:29 AM

It should be law

Jonathan H
Thursday January 12, 2017, 4:45 AM


David C
Thursday January 5, 2017, 2:47 PM

it will be an absolute necessity if we don't do something to encourage voluntary lower birth rates

Anne M.
Monday November 7, 2016, 4:14 AM

Kyllä kai.

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