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Utah's Groundbreaking New 'Free-Range Parenting' Law is a Gift to Working Parents

The case for why the controversial measure shouldn't be controversial at all.

kid walking to school

Parents in Utah can now let their kids walk to school without fear of reprisal.

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Soon parents in Utah can breathe a bit easier when their kids walk to school alone or play out of sight on a nearby playground. On Friday, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed what’s been dubbed the “free-range kids” law, which is designed to protect parents who give their.

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