Baby piercings: A parent's right or a form of child abuse?

OPINION: A Withcott resident claims that having a baby's ears pierced is a form of child abuse. They say parents and businesses that do the piercing should be charged and fined.

This is what they had to say:

"Parents who get their little baby's ears pierced should be fined and charged with child abuse.

"Ditto for the businesses who do the piercing.

"Where is the baby's basic right as is it is too little to protest?

"Cruel and trashy."

What do you think about parents getting their infant's ears pierced?

This poll ended on 04 July 2013.

Current Results

Nothing wrong with it

14%

It's up to the parents

19%

There should be a minimum age

37%

I don't agree with it at all

18%

Disgusting! A form of child abuse

10%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.



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