The New York Times (NYT) expressed its disapproval for tattoos for children, but waffled on puberty blocker treatments on so-called “transgender” kids despite long-term consequences.
“A 10-Year-Old Got a Tattoo. His Mother Was Arrested,” the first story from the New York Times is titled. The article detailed a number of different cases in which parents allowed their children to get tattoos.
In some states, those under the age of 18 are allowed to receive tattoos if they have permission from their parents. In other states however, it is illegal for a minor to get a tattoo even if they have permission from their legal guardian. The story cited various cases in which parents ran into trouble with the law for allowing their children to get a tattoo.
The NYT explains, for example, that in North Carolina “a mother was charged with child endangerment after she tattooed…