ESB: Libertarians Have a History of Horrifying Views on Parenting

Millennial‘s Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig has a new article at The New Republic. She writes:

Libertarianism rests on the whimsical notion that all people are isolated, entirely free agents with no claims on others except those that they can negotiate through consensual contracts. The very existence of children flatly disproves this; any moral intuition indicates that children come into the world with claims on their parents at the very least, and their entire societies considered broadly. To avoid a hellish death spiral of infectious disease and neglect, we would all do well to reject Paul and his cohort on the subject of child rearing.

You can read the full article here.