New Utah law lets kids be kids…..

A new Utah law protects parents who allow their children to play outside unsupervised, sparking similar efforts from lawmakers in New York and Arkansas. The Utah ‘free-range parenting’ law, which went into effect this month, states that it doesn’t constitute neglect if a parent allows their children to do activities such as walking to school, riding their bikes or playing on a playground without adult supervision, provided that the children are “of sufficient age and maturity to avoid harm or unreasonable risk of harm.” It also says leaving a child 6 years old or older alone in a car temporarily…

Source: washingtonexaminer, May 22, 2018, Sean Higgins

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