But having children is more a choice than a random act of nature. People who drive a new Porsche pay more for car insurance than those who drive an old Chevy. We consider that fair because which car you drive is a choice. Why isn’t having children viewed in the same way?
This, I regret to inform you, is the new argument for why we shouldn't require insurance companies to cover maternity and postnatal care. Men can't have babies, so they shouldn't have to pay for them, and if you don't buy that, the propagation of the species is really sort of like a luxury car. I often hop into my kids for a quick jaunt. I mean, I often show off my kids to chicks at bars. Wait, I mean I often think to myself just how well-performing my kids are.
Nope, can't make it work.