Child neglect laws in England and Wales may be changed to make "emotional cruelty" a crime for the first time, a newspaper reports.
Whatever the intention of the promoters of the new "Cinderella Law", its main accomplishment will be to turn the emotional landscape of family life into a dangerous battlefield.
Who's loved, and who isn't? Parents who starve children of affection face jail, thanks to a new law. The "Cinderella Law" makes emotional "neglect"
NY's PIX 11 News Commentary
Aired: April 1, 2014
Imagine the insanity involved in charging a parent criminally for not loving his child? Not abandoning, but "not loving"? What the hell does that even mean. The UK seem to.