Also, technically I don't own any children, I thought slavery was outlawed; and I wouldn't exactly say that I own my pet either. However, If -and that is a big if- you managed to make me face my mortality then who would stop you from taking that animal(s) which may or may not be at my residence?
Also, only people who have some desire to control others strive for positions in government 99.9999% of the time; the truest liberty lovers would very rarely be caught with a government job. So the very idea of a controllable government disappears, because only those who are more likely to be corrupted would naturally tend to go into politics -whether it be local, state, of federal.
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