“It didn’t use to be respectable to speak out in public in ways that were anti-child or anti-family, but now that sort of talk is very acceptable,” Beck said.
Right, right. And in the same article, the backlash is already building. And even in the relatively positive statement above, wanting a kid-free zone is equated with being anti-child. It’s really more about wanting a quiet zone free of disturbance, but that’s not how it will be framed in the discussions to come. And all too soon, the “child-free” section of lakefront beach will be opened back up to screaming toddlers and raucous teens.