Free-Range Parents Under Investigation for Neglect

Alex and Danielle Meitiv say they their 10- and 6-year-old kids walk around their neighborhood unsupervised to teach them about responsibility.
2:35 | 01/16/15

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Between 1:00 and 4:00 tomorrow afternoon, could be a snow These parents are giving their children too much space. Do you worry at all something could happen with no adult supervision around? I mean every day of childhood something could happen. The most dangerous thing. Montgomery county child protective services says it can't comment but is required to respond to all calls from community members and law enforcement about possible neglect. But the couple say they will not back down from the fight for their kids' freedom. Just common sense. To us this is an old-fashioned way of raising your kids, not something new. For "Good morning America," bazi kanani, ABC news, silver spring, Maryland. We're talking about it. This one has a lot of people weighing in. I don't see how that is a crime but -- Not so much crime but every parent -- That is their comfort level. You do what is best. I mean it's not one size fits all. You have to adapt. They said it old-fashioned. Back when I was young it was sort of the way it was. Things have changed. You know -- Sure. So I think -- Depends on the neighborhood. Good for police to see them walking -- Ask questions. Exactly.

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