A CHILD'S RIGHTS!?

@iAlicia (759)
United States
December 17, 2006 3:25pm CST
I, personally, do not think it is fair for parent's who pay child support and are unable to see their kids. I don't think a father or mother should have the right to see his or her kids if they can't help support them, what do you think?
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4 responses
@cNotable (894)
• United States
17 Dec 06
I agree to an extent. IT is important that the parent help support the child--especially if they want to be a part of the child's life.
@magikrose (5425)
• United States
18 Dec 06
Ok please keep in mind this is coming from a mom with 2 children and NOT receiving any support of any kind. I do not believe in a child not being able to see there parent based on there ability not to pay child support. But at the same time they decided to lay in that bed and make that baby so from that point on they are obligated to help support that child. My sons father and my oldest daughters father both owe me a ton of money in back child support. My daughters father left me when I was 4months pregnant and NEVER sent me any money. He moved from Connecticut USA to Georgia USA. In my eyes because he left me he has NO rights to my daughter. My sons father lives inthe same state as me and my son. I would let him visit whenever he wanted no matter what. He started paying his child support and all was going great for a while. Then all of a sudden he lost his job. I still let him visit his son. Then his girlfriend decided it was time to move and he followed. They now live over an hours drive away and I dont have the gas to take my son to see him nor was I told where he lived. Again in my eyes he dosnt deserve to see his child for any reason. He chose to leave me alone to care for a child that he had no problem helping me make.
@nhtpscd (1418)
• Australia
18 Dec 06
You say the father doesn't deserve the child but does you child deserve his father? Why can't he pick the child up and drop him back? Does the child deserve to be used as a pawn in a game.
• United States
8 Jan 07
i beleive that if a man gets up and just leaves the mother to raise a child then his choice at that moment should become his choice forever! because if a man cant see how precious a new life is at that moment, then he never will. i think that if a mother makes a conscience effort to try to bring him into the baby's life after a while, then yes he should be in this kids life, but i wouldnt trust him very much and it would have to be supervised. but if the mother doesnt make the effort after his decision was made. then we should not disturb this woman more than she probably had been during her pregnancy! . after these dads make a decision they gotta understand and respect the mothers privacy. so these dads can just let it be.
@nhtpscd (1418)
• Australia
18 Dec 06
I think to many people rate the childs relationship with the other parent based on MONEY. These people should stop and think about the kids. They have a right to two loving parents as long as safety is not an issue. Here in Australia we have a system called child support agency who work out the rate a parent should pay based on income less a living allowance devided by a certain percentage depending on the number of children.If the persons pays he should see his children if he doesn't he still should see them to if there are NO SAFETY ISSUES present. You can chase the money other ways. By stopping the contact you don't gain the money People need to put the kids first