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Allow me to ask you: Is it a

Allow me to ask you:

Is it a good decision for a child who can't see over the steering wheel to drive a car?

Is it a good decision for a child to play with matches? Or play with a gun?

Obviously there are many cases in which it is not in the best interest of the child or the child's parents to perform some action; on the basis of a simple lack of information. A child does not know how to use a gun and therefore could hurt himself or others with it. A child does not know how to have sexual relations (nor do they even know which gender they are attracted to at early ages) and therefore should not be making decisions about who they let molest them.

This isn't a matter of "government restricting property rights"...it's about children and the parents of those children who are the ones that look out for their childrens' well-being until they are capable of making decisions for themselves.