Should more people have to attend court-ordered parenting classes?
Generally speaking, no.
For the most part, when you lead a horse to water and try to force him to drink, the results are mediocre at best, disastrous at worst. Good parents don’t need these classes, bad parents don’t pay attention and/or rebel, so they don’t benefit from them.
This is a cure is worse than the disease situation. Having the government force people to do nanny state stuff like attend parenting classes is a terrible idea. At best it’s unenforceable and a ludicrous waste of tax dollars. At worst it heads the government and the people down the road to tyranny.
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