The natural rights of children.

  title={The natural rights of children.},
  author={Walter Block and Ed Carter Smith and Jordan Reel},
  journal={International journal of health policy and management},
  volume={2 2},
What does libertarian theory, Murray Rothbard's theory in particular, tell us about the rights of children? The two foundational principles of Rothbardian libertarianism are the sanctity of private property and the rule of non-aggression. Persons, including children, are "self-owners". Yet children, at a young age, are not yet capable of functioning fully as "self-owners." They must be cared for, and the caring will necessarily involve some degree of aggression in the form of supervision and… Expand
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