What is wrong with this country? Or at least some of the people trying to run it.
More than anybody else (except in rare cases) a child's safety is paramount to his mother or father. There is a bond between mother and child which triggers a physical feeling in a mother when she sees her child hurt. She is forever trying to keep one eye on the child and the other on the ball.
Yet there are legislators abroad who don't think this is enough. They know better that a child needs more than simply a safe environment for the short time his mother is exercising at the gym. They will make it incredibly difficult for gyms to continue to offer creches and parents with dependent young (often when a mother most feels the need) a chance to use them.
Something that has increasingly bugged me about reporting of this type - news about the passage of legislation - is that we don't get to find out who is responsible for such asinine lawmaking. Which committee is it? Who sits on it? What are their individual views? If we want people to be interested in and participate in the political process more should be made of which parties are involved in supporting and passing legislation that thwarts the wishes of business and parents.
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