The state extinguishes another one of the thousand points of light.
Soon a group of Catholic nuns and other do-gooders will have to find something less meaningful to occupy their time.
For years, religious charities and nonprofits like Let’s Start, Mothers and Children Together, and Parents and Their Children have been doing God’s work, organizing free bus trips that briefly reunite imprisoned mothers and their offspring. The grandparents who look after these orphans (for it is almost always a grandparent and not a spouse) say money is too tight to afford a journey to the prisons in faraway Chillicothe or Vandalia.
For many of these Good Samaritans these bus trips were often the most meaningful work they have ever done. State lawmakers, however, will soon put an end to that.
Read the rest at The American Spectator: http://spectator.org/archives/2012/03/22/to-hell-with-charity