Parents in one small New York town will now be held accountable for their lack of control over their children. On October 1, the City Council passed a law concerning city curfew, placing the responsibility on the parent. However, 10 days ago the provision was expanded to include bullying, harassment, and underage drinking. If a child under 16 is caught committing such acts, the parents face a $250 fine and up to 15 days in jail.
When William and Victoria Crago of North Tonawanda learned that their 13-year-old was sucker punched by a local 15-year-old, local authorities told them that there was absolutely no recourse. The bully, possibly playing the knock out game, was a minor, so they heard “There’s nothing we can do,” repeatedly.
However, that’s not the case any longer. In addition to fining and jailing parents of thug punk kids, lawmakers in the town also removed a mandatory provision that requires a “first time” warning. …
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