By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The case of an 8-year-old Cleveland Heights boy taken from his family because he weighs more than 200 pounds has renewed a debate on whether parents should lose custody if a child is severely obese.
"When it comes to involving the authorities, I don't think we have clear guidelines," he said. "Starting the debate is a good thing. We need more guidance on how to react to the issue."
It's not enough to just encourage some children to eat healthier and exercise, he said, because there's also "a big psychological component."