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Money and kids?

Should the amount of money you make really hinder the amount of kids you have? If you are a great parent and you have all that you need why would being lower income automatically mean you shouldnt have more children? opinions please?

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:48 AM on Mar. 22, 2009 in Trying to Conceive

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  • I think in this day and age, it has to. I am sorry if that isn't the answer you were looking for, but if you can't support yourself, you shouldn't be allowed to have children. Unfortunately, it's too easy to have kids and you can't really stop it, but it is wrong. I know people who work hard for their money shouldn't have to feel that they are being taxes for other people to sit at home and have sex. It's just not fair.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:57 AM on Mar. 22, 2009

  • Because children deserve to be cared for. Money is the necessary tool to purchase food, clothing and prepare for a child's future. I do not believe it is tax-payer responsibility to fork over assistance to someone that is low-income for the SOLE purpose of this person expressing their reproductive freedoms. That's not fair to the tax payer. If someone wants to have a gaggle of kids, they ought to be able to provide for their children without help (mishaps and emergencies that are out of your control excluded).

    Answer by NovemberLove at 1:21 AM on Mar. 22, 2009

  • see i dont get it....if a person is working hard to support their family and they pay taxes also shouldnt them getting assistance far as insurance and food stamps be ok....its like they are paying for their benifits with their taxes? If they are capable of buying the nessesities. anyone get what i mean. i am not talking about someone who is on welfare just someone who's job doesnt pay a whole ton but just enough to get by with a little help. the kids would be taken care of in the best way possible.....

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:38 AM on Mar. 22, 2009

  • its not peoples fault this ECONOMIC SUCKS...IT WAS BUSH FAULT

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:31 AM on Mar. 22, 2009

  • Well you should only have the ammt of children you can afford. If you can't afford to raise 5, don't have 5. If you have 5, you need to find a way to support them!

    As long as you keep them with shelter, clothes, food etc. have as many as you like...if you have to rely on other people to pay your bills (grandparents, or government b/c that's other pps money too) stop having kids.

    Answer by Praying at 10:55 PM on Mar. 22, 2009

  • As ong as you are well off enough to care for the chlild and the rest of your family withough being financially struggling, i'd say go for it. But keep in mind, this includes paying bills on time, keeping things up in the house, dr bills, etc....but the child deservers to be cared for properly, so if you do not have any of this, i would get on your feet and make sure you will be able to support everythnig that comes along with a child! Yea, you dont have to have the most expensive house, and you dont have to go out to eat every night, but as long as you have the essentials, then go ahead =)

    Answer by StacyDeAnn at 11:00 AM on Mar. 23, 2009

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