Do Kids Deserve the Same Freedoms Their Parents Had?

Nine-year-old Izzy Skenazy was fearless when he asked his parents if he could ride the New York City subway alone. Armed with a subway map, $20 and a metro card, they sent him off on his way. Izzy's mother said the whole thing took about 45 minutes and that her son came home very happy. The pre-teen said it made him feel more grown up, but many people around the globe didn't think his family made a good choice. It sparked a firestorm of anger directed at his mom, Lenore Skenazy, a syndicated...Full Story
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