Quote Originally Posted by mrm View Post
There was obviously more problems in the home than everyone is aware of no one can make a judgment call without having been there, but unless some other observation has been made the father should not be found liable for the shotgun, it was only the tool as the kitchen knife can be, open that door and parents will be liable for everything their children do. Raise up a child in the way he should go and he will not depart from it when he is older
In my book that is already the way it is. Of course the parents are liable for what an eleven year old does. They can no more abdicate their responsibility for this then they can for any other act the child does.