If its lawful for a minor child to take their parents to court to refuse their household rules, such as going to church, what you think will become of that child, and do you think that child should be given that much power over its parents and still be allowed to live in the household with limited rules? I can’t remember if I read it or saw it on the news, but a child took his parents to court because he didn’t want them to make him go to church. Seems the more parent’s rights to discipline their children are taken, the more difficult it is to handle and correct an out of order child. I tell my 8 and 10 year old they don’t have to follow my rules, they don’t have to listen to me, and they can do anything they want. But I elaborate more and tell them they can’t do it under my roof: that if they want to do their own thing, they must do it out of my care and out of my house. I also tell then when they move into their own place, they have the right to set rules as they please as long as they are not breaking laws. But as for my house, all rules are set by me and not them. I don’t understand how a judge can give a child the right to refuse their parent’s instructions and guidance: especially if it’s to benefit them in a good and positive way in life.Answer Question
Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 12:48 AM on Mar. 18, 2011
This is a first. I am from the old school. We had food put in front of us and we finished it. The same went for church. As long as your in your parents home you abide by family rules. I do not know what kind of case a child could have against parents in this situation. But i guess nothing surprises me much now a days.
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