Because the State Says So

By Richard Harris

July 27, 2022

Because I said so, that’s why.
 Most parents would probably have to admit that they’ve used that reason, or one similar to it, at some point. After all, part of being a good parent is providing structure and sometimes children just need to understand that and accept it – without question.
 However, “because I said so,” really shouldn’t be used by our government officials as an “explanation” for why we have to do something (or why we can’t). There should be clear reasons for policies and they should be easily explained to those they govern.
 That’s not always the case. I recently read a piece written by Chris Butler of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation that is a good (or bad) example.
 A couple of churches that allow homeschool groups to use their building...

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