Just when you thought liberals couldn’t find a new way to tax you, NPR proposes a tax on children.
The new money-making scheme comes from Professor Travis Rieder, who claims that having children is literally immoral. Like any good tax-loving leftist, Rieder’s knee-jerk reaction to something he doesn’t like is to tax it out of existence.
The reason he claims that not having children is a moral imperative might be the most bizarre thing you have ever heard. It’s not to stifle over population or to make sure that our country can adequately care for the children that do exist. Instead, the tax is used as an incentive to force one of liberal America’s favorite policies down our throats whether we like it or not.
To see why Rieder is trying to stop people from having babies — and tax people who do — continue reading on the next page: