Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Cafferty: Birth control for 11-year-olds?
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Should 11-year-olds be able to get prescriptions for birth control pills at school without parental permission?
No, Jack, the school system shouldn't be providing birth control. It isn't their job. Their job remains fixed: to educate our students. It is the responsibility of the parents to provide their health care, which includes birth control. Who is going to pay for this anyway, the taxpayers?
-Jerry, Okinawa, Japan

No way! The children have no idea the damage they can do to themselves emotionally, physically, and spiritually by taking birth control and having sex. -Kellen

Jack, You may not like it, but the children will pay the price if they become pregnant. -Jerry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Are you crazy! I don't know if the law is nationwide, but in the state of Tennessee, it's against the law for children that age to engage in sexual intercourse. What's next, instructional how to courses in elementary and middle school? -H.

Yes, to stop them from having kids who would likely be as idiotic as they are. -Jack, Sewickley, Pennsylvania

Should $150 million of NASA's budget be used instead for jailing illegal aliens?
Absolutely not, Jack, there is no higher goal for mankind than the exploration of the universe. Could we turn off the war for about 12 hours to fund this program? -Mike, Brandon, Florida
I don’t even get the question. Why "jail" an illegal? Why fill our jails with the illegals? If you jail them, you’ve got to feed them and provide health care. Oh, we do that anyway, don't we?
-James, Waynesboro, Virginia

If that is what it takes to get them off the streets and into detention centers, I am 100% for the transfer of funds. -Norman, Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Posted By Jack Cafferty, CNN Commentator: 10/17/2007 05:45:00 PM ET | Permalink
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