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Sunday, September 28, 2008

Speaking of unintended consequences

Alex Tabarrok highlights this story about a Nebraska 'safe haven' law. Such laws are generally intended to protect babies from being abandoned but apparently, Nebraska's law does not specify an age limit. The headline says it all: Father leaves nine children at Nebraska hospital.

1 comment:

  1. Working on this unintended consequence concept :).

    So could you say that this is an example of an unintended consequence of pro-life religious doctrines?

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