Originally Posted by Literature
In a custody matter, a judge does. It's absurd for this homeschooling association to be worried that the UN is going to bother away a parent's ability to raise their children in any but a well-established, depraved, abusive manner. They make it seem like the unintended consequence of this treaty is imprisoning in the Hague people who spank their kids. It's absurd. This isn't a custody issue; that statement is a generic well-wishing.
If anyone is worried about UN enforcement of some UN established standard, I'd agree that that's absurd.
I still don't really understand what benefit this treaty would be to us. I'm not necessarily against it. I just don't understand why I should be for it.
"Well, it is one thing for Bill Clinton to say, I feel your pain. It is another thing for Barack Obama to say I feel your pain that I have caused." - George Will