Puerto Rico Might Start Fining The Parents Of Obese Children
A bill introduced into the Puerto Rican Legislature on Monday would allow the government to fine parents of obese children $500.By Katherine Biek | February 11, 2015
Well, here's one way to fight childhood obesity: Fine the parents.
A Puerto Rican senator introduced a bill Monday that calls for forcing the parents of obese children to pay a $500 fine. (Video via Fox News)
Local outlet El Nuevo Dia explained the bill, saying first the U.S. commonwealth's Department of Education would identify children it believes to be obese and talk to their parents about ways to improve the child's health.