Essay talk:Age of consent abolitionist FAQ

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You might want to actually read some libertarian discourse on the rights and duties of children. This is an issue which libertarians have a wide variety of views on and even though you or I may not find it convincing, many libertarians do. At the extremes are views that children are the parents' property with no rights, or that children have all the rights of adults and should be treated in law the same as adults e.g. repealing child labor legislation.[1] More moderate is the idea that parents are in a fiduciary or guardian relationship where children surrender some rights (that they may not be fully able to exercise), to allow the parents to raise, educate, and develop some advantageous property in them.[2][3] For most libertarians, libertarianism does not preclude you from taking actions for the benefit of someone who is incapable of acting themselves (e.g. in a coma, unconscious, or drunk), and the rest is (to some extent) a question of degree. Annquin (talk) 10:04, 29 November 2016 (UTC)