What would you do if one of your children wanted to tattoo himself in memorial to a sibling who had died?
A Georgia mom was arrested for just that — allowing her 10-year-old son to get a tattoo in honor of his brother, on his arm. The boy's 12-year-old brother died after being hit by a car two years ago.
In the state of Georgia, it is illegal for minors to receive tattoos. The flabbergasted mom was charged with "misdemeanor cruelty and being a party to a crime." She says she didn't know the act was illegal. "It’s not like he was asking me, ‘Can I get Sponge Bob?' He asked me [for] something that’s in remembrance of his brother. How can I say no?”
Read the whole story (ABCNews)
Do you think parents should have the right to consent to a tattoo for their children?